Patron: His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
Royal Aero Club Trust bursaries - hurry, applications close on 31 March!
Are you a young BPA Member aged between 16 - 21 years (or 24 years for the follow-on bursary)? 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 air sport ambitions? Closing date for applications: 31 March 2017 - see royalaeroclubtrust.org/bursaries CIs of BPA Affiliated PTOs can countersign valid applications they support.
BPA membership renewal 2017-8
Calling full BPA Members who are eligible to renew online. Online renewal is now available for the new BPA membership year, from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018 inclusive. If you plan to jump on or after 1 April, you need to renew. If you have ratings (that need to be signed off), live outside the UK/Channel Islands/BFPO, or are otherwise not eligible to renew online, a renewal form was included in your Feb issue of the Mag, or can be downloaded (enter 101 in the forms search box). You can fax or post your completed form to us.
Welcome to Rise Up
Welcome to Rise Up - a BPA Mentoring and Skills-sharing network developed by Yassi Molazadeh of the BPA Development Committee. Through the BPA, Yassi has created a structured skills-sharing and support network. Don’t be mistaken; this is not a mentoring program just for 'baby skydivers'. Rise Up offers advice and assistance on a wide range of topics such as progression, competition, sponsorship, grievance, finance, safety and careers. Find out more about Rise Up - and sign up - here! Visit our Rise Up page to download the mentoring guidelines and training pack.
Here you'll find a wealth of online resources for skydiving - download the BPA Operations Manual, plus forms you'll need before you can jump in the UK - and much more!
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