Skydiving A-License Category C

Topics: 

  • Parachute deployment
  • Pull priorities
  • Freefall
  • Altitude references

Topics: 

  • Canopy size
  • Wing loading
  • Canopy sizing chart
  • Forward speed and lift
  • Turbulence
  • Landing pattern

Topics: 

  • Open parachute in aircraft
  • Off dropzone landing
  • Landing priorities

Topics: 

  • Automatic activation device
  • Gear checks
  • 3-ring release system

Topics: 

  • Gear checks
  • Rule of 3s

Topics: 

  • Landing pattern adjustments
  • Holding and ground track trials
  • Student jump limitations

Topics: 

  • Landing pattern adjustments
  • Holding and ground track trials
  • Student jump limitations

Category C – Reading

SIM Section 4 Category C
https://uspa.org/skydiveschool/C
Review BSRs on equipment required for student jumps, SIM Section 2-1.M.2 — 5
https://uspa.org/SIM/2-1/#1M
Study FAR 105.43.b.1 (SIM Section 9-1) regarding the requirements for periodic inspection and repacking of reserve parachute systems
https://uspa.org/SIM/9/105#43