Service Bulletins

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Parachute Systems -PSB #2016-02 - Reserve pin protector flap snag possibility on UPT style RSL/SkyHook pin 2016 NOV 16
Rigging Innovations - SB1559 - Termination of Support 2016 NOV 01
MarS a.s. - m2 AAD Cutter Replacement 2016 SEPT 30
SIFE - Possibility of a hesitation during the reserve opening sequence in combination with a RAX-RSL system 2016 SEPT 26
Zodiac Aerosafety Systems - BS-ATOM-25-002 Sticky cordura in container 2016 JULY 11
Press Release - Cypres Maintenance turns from mandatory to highly recommended 2016 APRIL 28
Vigil Information Bulletin - Battery Replace Reminder 2016 APRIL 27

Apex Base - SB#SSR-4-16-01 - 3-ring risers with stainless steel rings

2016 APRIL 19
Spekon - AD #2016-0042-E - RE-5L Serie 5+ Emergency Bailout Parachute 2016 MARCH 3
Parachute Systems - PSB #2016-01-Update2 - Correction to Original Bulletin PSB#2016-01 2016 FEB 24
Parachute Systems - PSB #2016-01-Update - DSF Stainless Steel Hardware on Vortex Harness Containers 2016 JAN 11
Parachute Systems - PSB #2016-01- Stainless Steel Mini Base Ring 2016 JAN 04
Advanced Aerospace Designs - AAD nv/sa PSB 01-2015 - Vigil Cutters manufactured March 2015 - July 2015 2015 NOV 09
Parachute Systems PSB2015-01 - Bartacking of RSL/Sky Hook Lanyard 2015 SEPT 16
United Parachute Technologies PSB2015-01 - Excessive Urethane Coating on Spectra Reserve Ripcord 2015 JUNE 24
Aerazur Freebag - Parachutes de France 2015 MARCH 2
Safety Alert for Operators - EAD on Basik Air Concepts Parachutes    2014 MAY 15
MarS a.s. - Error Messages - Inspection of m2 (AAD)  2013 NOV 11
Velocity Sports Equipment - Main Riser, Locking Loop Wear 2013 JUNE 1
Waterproof Inspection of Vigil Multimode PSB-9 2013 JUNE 14
Vigil - 14 Hour Automatic Shutdown PSB-10 2013  JUNE 14
Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin-Basik Air Concept 2013  MAY 30
Emergency Airworthiness Directive-Basik Air Concept 2012  DEC 28
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin #SPSB009-Recall of PS70104 housings 2013 MAY 23
United Parachute Technologies SB #20132005-Retractable Y Strap-Student Harness 2013 MAY 20
United Parachute Technologies SB #20121106-Reserve Staging Loop 2013  FEB 12
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin - Release cable trimming.
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2013  FEB 08
CYPRES 2 - Service Bulletin - Mandatory before each jump 2013 JAN 31
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin SPSB007 Soft Ripcord Pad/Handle 2012 SEPT 27
Parachute Systems-Reserve Lower Steering Lines & Reserve Toggles 2012 MAY 2
Precision Aerodynamics - SB111214 2011 DEC 14
United Parachute Technologies SB #20111109 - Inspection of top diagonal attachment point on all Sigma Sport Tandem Systems 2011 NOV 09
Vigil Emergency Product Service Bulletin PSB-7 2011 OCT 04
Royal Military Academy Preliminary Report - Vigil AAD 2011 OCT 03
Sun Path Products Final Report; Service Bulletin SPSB006- Argus AAD 2011 SEPT 21
Argus Service Bulletin - Immediate and Mandatory Cutter Replacement 2011 AUG 06
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin - Rescission of SB 3/24/2011 2011 JUNE 24
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin - Installation & Use of AAD 2011 JUNE 24
United Parachute Technologies Service Bulletin #20110523 2011 MAY 23
Airtec Rigging Safety Notice - Use of CYPRES loop with other AADs 2011 APR 21
Aerazur Service Bulletin 2011 APR 12
British Parachute Association Safety Notice 2011 APR 08
Argus Service Bulletin Email 2011 APR 06
IPC/FAI Bulletin 2011 MAR 31
Altico Cancellation of Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 29
Strong Enterprises Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 29
APF TD 01-2011 Issued March 28, 2011 Argus AAD 2011 MAR 28
Dutch Parachute Association Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 25
Firebird GmbH Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 25
Basik Air Concept Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 25
Aerodyne Research Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 25
Altico Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 24
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 24
New Zealand PIA Safety Directive - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 24
Parachute Systems Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 23
United Parachute Technologies Service Bulletin - AAD 2011 MAR 22
Parachutes Australia Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 22
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 22
Rigging Innovations Service Bulletin - Argus AAD 2011 MAR 21
APF Technical Directive - Argus AAD 2010 DEC 17
BPA Safety Notice - Argus AAD - Additional information 2010 NOV 26
CYPRES Disc Update 2010 NOV 22
BPA Safety Notice - Argus AAD 2010 NOV 17
APF Technical Directive - Argus AAD 2010 NOV 15
APF History of Events - Argus AAD 2010 NOV 11
Rigging Safety Notice from Airtec 2010 OCT 29
Product Service Bulletin - Argus Cutter 2010 SEPT 5
Skydiver Advisory 2010 MAR 31
Airworthiness Directive - Argus 2010 FEB
Vigil Cutters Type 3 2009 OCT 10
    List of Vigil II supplied with Cutter DOM:12-07-2 2009 OCT 10
    List of Cutters with DOM:12-07-2 2009 OCT 10
FAA SAIB NE-08-29 update 2008 JUNE 26
APF Statement - Vigil AAD 2008 JUNE 17
FAA SAIB NE-08-29 - Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device 2008 JUNE 17
CASA AD update - 12 June 2008 2008 JUNE 12
CASA AD - Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device 2008 MAY 22
BPA Safety Notice - Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device 2008 MAY 29
DGAC Safety Notice - Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device 2008 MAY 20
CYPRES 2 Service Bulletin 2008 APR 21
Regarding the April 2008 CYPRES 2 Service Bulletin 2011 APR 4
Slippage Testing Report 2008 MAR 14
Service bulletin from AIRTEC 2008 JAN 22
Skydiver/Dropzone/Industry Alert 2006 MAY 31
JumpShack Safety Notice 2005 JAN 25
Rigging Innovations SB 1521 2004 JULY 12
Rigging Innovations Product Modification Procedure 2004 JULY 12
Mandatory Inspection - Sunpath Products 2003 JULY 22
Precision Aerodynamics - SB1221 2001 DEC 21
Notice from Paratec 2006 JULY 31
Strong Parachutes Service Bulletins 2006 JUNE 2
Sunpath Javelin 2004 JULY 19
Icarus Canopies Crossfire 2001 OCT 25
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