COURSES
TO BECOME
A JUMP PILOT





Jumpers Away provides three courses, based on your aircraft total time and time in a Cessna 182. All courses have the same ground review, which includes:

  • Applicable Federal Aviation Regulations, including Parts 61, 65, 91, 105 and 119, and related FAA Advisory Circulars

  • The U.S. Parachute Association’s Basic Safety Requirements for skydiving

  • Cessna 182 operation and performance

  • Typical DZ operations and procedures

 

Now Booking Courses for 2023, Starting March 6!

I book only individual courses--one student at a time. Courses begin on Monday morning, usually completing before the end of the week.

 

COURSES

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COURSE 101

$5,995

For pilots with less than 400 total hours.

You will log 20 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 4 days, flying more than 25 jump flights as high as 12,000 feet and encountering normal, abnormal and emergency flight scenarios.

COURSE 202

$4,995

For pilots with more than 400 total hours.

You will log 15 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 3 days, flying more than 20 full jump flights as high as 12,000 feet and encountering normal, abnormal and emergency flight scenarios.

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COURSE 303

$3,995

For pilots with more than 600 total hours and more than 10 hours logged in a Cessna 182.

You will log 10 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 2 days, flying more than 15 full jump flights as high as 12,000 feet and encountering normal, abnormal and emergency flight scenarios.

 

COURSE SCHEDULES

Generally, jump pilot courses will start on Mondays at 8 a.m. to allow for completion before the end of the week, including any necessary make-up days due to weather.

COURSE 101

Pre-Arrival - Receive and review course material

​Day 1—coursework | aircraft check-out | area orientation | 5 hours flight-time
Day 2—normal jump op procedures | 5 hours flight-time
Day 3—normal and emergency procedures | 5 hours flight-time
Day 4—abnormal procedures | exhibition jumps | remote DZs | 5 hours flight-time
Day 5—make-up | weather day, if needed

COURSE 202

Pre-Arrival - Receive and review course material

Day 1—coursework | aircraft check-out | area orientation | 5 hours flight-time
Day 2—normal procedures | emergency procedures | 5 hours flight-time

Day 3— abnormal procedures | exhibition jumps | remote DZs | 5 hours flight-time
Day 4— make-up | weather day, if needed

COURSE 303

Pre-Arrival - Receive and review course material

Day 1—coursework | aircraft check-out | area orientation | 5 hours flight-time
Day 2—normal & abnormal procedures | emergency procedures | 5 hours flight-time
Day 3— make-up | weather day, if needed

 

PILOT REQUIREMENTS

Prior to beginning a jump pilot course, pilots will be required to present the following:

  • FAA Commercial or ATP Certificate

  • Valid FAA Medical Certificate

  • Logged flight review within preceding 24 months

  • 3 takeoffs and landings within the preceding 90 days

  • Logged checkout in a Cessna 182

 

BOOK A COURSE

Let's talk and compare calendars. Submit the information below and I will contact you. Or contact me at info@jumpersaway.com or call 540-207-3527. Once we select a date for your course, a nonrefundable $1,000 deposit holds your date and you will receive course materials for review prior to the start of the course.

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