"D" CoP


Introduction

The holder of a "D" CoP may:

  • Choose not to wear protective headwear, with the permission of the DZ Operator, as long as not in the Coach/Instructor role
  • Participate in a CSPA Course Facilitator Training Seminar

Prerequisites

TASKS

SIGNING OFFICER

Freefall Proficiency

Completed one of the following four tasks:

  • on 5 FS 4 way jumps, score 7 points within 35 seconds of using a minimum of 5 different FAI formations per jump

C2, Video, FS Judge

  • on 5 FS 8 way jumps, score 7 points within 50 seconds from exit using a minimum of 5 different FAI formations per jump

C2, Video, FS Judge

  • style series in less than 11.5 seconds, including penalties

C2, Judge, QE

  • 2 way freefly with interactive camera consisting of exit move, spock, monkeyflip, spock, eagle, transition, dock, transition, dock, end move in 40 seconds or less

Submit video QE, Judge

Canopy Proficiency
Completed one of the following three tasks:
  • Completed 15 consecutive pre-planned canopy standup landings to within 2 meters of a target
C2, QE, Judge
  • 5 CF 4 way jumps with 8 rotations within 2 min 30 sec of aircraft exit
C2, QE, Judge
  • less than 5 cm scored on an electronic scoring pad on 5 precision accuracy jumps
C2, QE, Judge
Sport Canopy Endorsement D

Completed 10 consecutive pre-planned canopy standup landings to within 5 meters of a target

C2, QE, Judge

Demonstrate Canopy skills appropriate for a D Cop C2

Completed 500 jumps and accumulated 180 minutes (3 hr) of freefall time

SSE

Achieved a pass mark of a least 80% on a written exam administered by a CSPA Certificate Administrator

SSE

 

Evaluations

The evaluations for this CoP are completed by the Signing Officer listed for the appropriate task. These requirements must be witnessed and signed in the logbook by the Coach/Instructor who has the proper rating. During processing of the application, the logbook entries are reviewed with special attention being paid to the specific practical qualifications for this certificate. A submitted video is required for the 2way freefly and/or the 4way FS.

Practical Skills

The practical skills that are observed are meant to demonstrate competent ability in more than one discipline of skydiving.

Endorsements

There are no additional endorsements for the D CoP because all endorsements must have been completed and signed off for the C CoP.

Technical Knowledge

The technical knowledge evaluated for this CoP is done during the written examination. Please check the study guide for this CoP to help with exam preparation.

How to Apply

Contact a Certificate Administrator, so as to determine if requirements and qualifications have been met, prior to applying for a CoP. Each member group normally has at least one SSE.