All parachute dropping carried out from civil registered aircraft over the UK is regulated by the CAA and must be conducted in
accordance with the requirements of the Air
CAP 660 Parachuting is a comprehensive source of information
containing rules, regulations and guidance on:
CAP 403 Flying Displays and Special Events: Safety and Administrative Requirements and Guidance includes further information in relation to parachuting as part of a flying display or
event. The British Parachute Association (BPA) has compiled the BPA Operations Manual, which details an acceptable standard of operating.
SRG1313 Application for Grant or Renewal of Parachuting
Permission, together with the appropriate fee, should be completed and sent to the appropriate address as quoted on the form.
At present, all parachuting clubs and teams work through the British Parachute Association (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 the CAA before a parachuting permission and any related exemptions can be granted is 30
working days from the receipt of application.
Details of costs can be found in the CAA Scheme of
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