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It's renewal time!
BPA Members: full membership renewal for the new membership year 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 is now available. Renew online if you don't have ratings that need to be signed off, and meet the other criteria to be able to renew online (for details, please see the members' homepage). If not, please kindly complete and return (by post or fax) BPA Form 101. Don't forget that to jump on or after 1 April, you need to renew. Update on FAI Sporting Licences.
Netheravon to host 1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Performance Flying
The 1st FAI World Cup in Wingsuit Performance Flying will take place at APA Netheravon from 25-29 May 2015. This new skydiving discipline and the event were approved at the IPC Plenary meeting held in Bulgaria in January 2015. Congratulations to Jackie Harper (BPA Wingsuiting Discipline Rep) and her team at APA Netheravon for bringing this prestigious event to the UK. See netheravon.com/wswc2015/
Royal Aero Club Trust Bursaries 2015 - apply now!
Are you a young BPA Member aged between 16-21*? Do you hold at least a basic sport parachuting qualification? Do you wish to advance your sport parachuting qualifications but lack the funds? Would a bursary help you to realise your sporting ambitions? *This year the Trust has introduced the 'follow-on' bursary for young people up to the age of 24 to train to take part in national / international competitions or as instructors, etc. Closing date for applications: 31 March 2015 - see royalaeroclubtrust.org/bursaries (Note: CIs may sign bursary application forms on behalf of BPA.)
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