Viewing news posted in February 2011

Al & Pixie on TV

15 February 2011

Al & Pixie on TV

British National Champions & World Silver Medallists in Freestyle Skydiving, Al & Pixie Hodgson - Team Airkix Freestyle - featured in 'Inside Out' on BBC 1 East Midlands on Monday 14 February.  Sorry, the programme is no longer available on BBC iPlayer.  See also: Skydiver wants more recognition for his sport.

AGM video: Awards & Presentations

14 February 2011

AGM video: Awards & Presentations

Video of the BPA AGM Awards & Presentations Ceremony at the Coventry Hilton on Saturday 22 January 2011.

Winner of the BPA FilmFest 2011 Airkix trophy

11 February 2011

Congratulations to Anthea Harrison and Gerard Casale on their winning entry, 'The Holy Grail'. in BPA FilmFest 2011 - as voted by BPA members on AGM Day.

BPA AGM: Review of 2010

4 February 2011

BPA AGM: Review of 2010

See the Chairman's Review of 2010 recorded at the BPA AGM at the Coventry Hilton on Saturday 22 January 2011.  Also available as a written version (pdf, 502 KB).

The BPA Annual Report & Accounts, and other documents relating to the running of BPA Ltd, will be available electronically to full (voting) members in future.  However, members will be able to opt to continue to receive them in hard copy.  Details will be provided before the start of the new arrangements.

Essential safety information for skydivers

3 February 2011

Essential safety information for skydivers

Knowing how to avoid canopy collisions and what to do in the event of canopy collision / entanglement is essential for safe skydiving. Renowned canopy pilot Brian Vacher gave a headline seminar on BPA AGM Day 2011 on this key topic. Please watch the video and stay safe.

Here are more videos from AGM Day - due to network issues, we're sorry that some of the videos are a little broken up (the Equipment Inspection one in particular) and the sound isn't great.

Updated 17 May 2012

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