All parachute dropping from civil registered aircraft over the UK is regulated by the CAA and must be conducted in
accordance with the requirements set in the Air
CAP 660 Parachuting is a comprehensive source of information
and it contains the rules, regulations and provides guidance on:
CAP 403 Flying Displays and Special Events: A guide to safety
and administrative arrangements includes further information in relation to parachuting as part of a flying display or
event. The British Parachute Association (BPA) has compiled BPA Operations Manual - July 2016, which details an acceptable
If you are applying for the grant or renewal of a parachuting permission, you should initially contact us by email
using this address firstname.lastname@example.org.
SRG1313 Application for Grant or Renewal of Parachuting
Permission, together with the appropriate fee, should be sent to the British Parachute Association (BPA).
At present, all parachuting clubs and teams work through the BPA. Applicants not wishing to apply to the BPA should
apply directly to the CAA using SRG1313, attaching it to an
email and sending it to email@example.com.
The minimum notice required by us before a parachuting permission and any related exemptions can be granted is 30
working days from when we receive your application.
Details of costs can be found in the Scheme of
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