Learn to become an FAA certificated parachute rigger by taking the Summit Parachute Systems rigging course.
The course is an intensive 6-day long course that encompasses everything you will need to know to pass the written and practical exams administered by the FAA.
Jump Shack Racer
SWS Fire 2
Summit Pilot Back, Seat, Chest
Singer 7-14 Super Heavy Duty
Brother LK3-B430 Tacker
Consew 339 Double Needle
Consew 199 Zig Zag
Seiko SKH- 8LBD Walking Foot
Juki-555 Medium Duty
Acrylic Cutting surface 72" x 36"
Stimpson Grommet Press
Parachute Hanging Inspection Rack
The course starts out with 4 days of packing reserve parachutes. Each day the candidate will be challenged with packing 5 reserve parachutes.
Each day a new parachute system will be introduced. The course relies on the candidate receiving knowledge on a variety of types of equipment.
The course will teach each candidate the use of up to 6 different sewing machines. Cutting of materials and use of special hardware.
The final day simulates what one will experience during the FAA parachute rigger practical test.
1. Oral knowledge of the parachute riggers handbook and FAA part 65.
2. Packing a parachute system in accordance with the manufacture.
3. Performing a minor repair by sewing a patch in accordance with industry-standard construction and materials.
Leah using a positive leverage device while closing a Fire 2