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 August and September

 

COURSES

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COURSE 101

$5,450

For pilots with less than 400 total hours.

You will log 20 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 4 days, flying 25 jump flights as high as 10,000 feet and encountering normal, abnormal and emergency flight scenarios.

COURSE 202

$4,450

For pilots with more than 400 total hours.

You will log 15 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 3 days, flying 20 full jump flights as high as 10,000 feet and encountering normal, abnormal and emergency flight scenarios.

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COURSE 303

$3,450

For pilots with more than 600 total hours and more than 25 hours logged in a Cessna 182.

You will log 10 hours of Cessna 182 PIC time over 2 days, flying 15 full jump flights as high as 10,000 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 selected material

​Day 1—coursework | aircraft check-out | area orientation | 5 hours flight-time
Day 2—normal procedures | 5 hours flight-time
Day 3—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 resource 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 resource 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