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Australian Parachute Fed Rigging Advisories and Service Bulletins November 1, 2019
Firebird – Reserve pin ripcord assemblies on Firebird EVO Harness Containers March 30, 2019
Advanced Aerospace Designs – Vigil – Mandatory Inspection October 23, 2018
Sunrise Manufacturing International – RSL with Reserve Boost Mard (Main Assist Reserve Deployment) October 10, 2018
Tubular Retainer Band Failures August 3, 2018
Advanced Aerospace Designs – PSB 01-2018 – Firmware Update and High Altitude Jumps April 19, 2018
Aerodyne Research – FAQ Related to SB121817 December 18, 2017
Aerodyne Research SB121817 – Aerodyne Semi-stowless Deployment Bag Replacement Program December 18, 2017
Airsports Product Service Bulletin – RSL Mini Snap Shackles August 1, 2017
Advanced Aerospace Designs -ADV-01-2017 – Battery Replacement January 30, 2017
Parachute Systems -PSB #2016-02 – Reserve pin protector flap snag possibility on UPT style RSL/SkyHook pin November 16, 2016
Rigging Innovations – SB1559 – Termination of Support November 1, 2016
MarS a.s. – m2 AAD Cutter Replacement September 30, 2016
SIFE – Possibility of a hesitation during the reserve opening sequence in combination with a RAX-RSL system September 26, 2016
Zodiac Aerosafety Systems – BS-ATOM-25-002 Sticky cordura in container July 11, 2016
Press Release – Cypres Maintenance turns from mandatory to highly recommended April 28, 2016
Vigil Information Bulletin – Battery Replace Reminder April 27, 2016
Apex Base – SB#SSR-4-16-01 – 3-ring risers with stainless steel rings April 19, 2016
Spekon – AD #2016-0042-E – RE-5L Serie 5+ Emergency Bailout Parachute March 3, 2016
Parachute Systems – PSB #2016-01-Update2 – Correction to Original Bulletin PSB#2016-01 February 24, 2016
Parachute Systems – PSB #2016-01-Update – DSF Stainless Steel Hardware on Vortex Harness Containers January 11, 2016
Parachute Systems – PSB #2016-01- Stainless Steel Mini Base Ring January 4, 2016
Advanced Aerospace Designs – AAD nv/sa PSB 01-2015 – Vigil Cutters manufactured March 2015 – July 2015 November 9, 2015
Parachute Systems PSB2015-01 – Bartacking of RSL/Sky Hook Lanyard September 16, 2015
United Parachute Technologies PSB2015-01 – Excessive Urethane Coating on Spectra Reserve Ripcord June 24, 2015
Aerazur Freebag – Parachutes de France March 2, 2015
Safety Alert for Operators – EAD on Basik Air Concepts Parachutes May 15, 2014
MarS a.s. – Error Messages – Inspection of m2 (AAD) November 11, 2013
Vigil – 14 Hour Automatic Shutdown PSB-10 June 14, 2013
Waterproof Inspection of Vigil Multimode PSB-9 June 14, 2013
Velocity Sports Equipment – Main Riser, Locking Loop Wear June 1, 2013
Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin-Basik Air Concept May 30, 2013
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin #SPSB009-Recall of PS70104 housings May 23, 2013
United Parachute Technologies SB #20132005-Retractable Y Strap-Student Harness May 20, 2013
United Parachute Technologies SB #20121106-Reserve Staging Loop February 12, 2013
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin – Release cable trimming. See diagram February 8, 2013
CYPRES 2 – Service Bulletin – Mandatory before each jump January 31, 2013
Emergency Airworthiness Directive-Basik Air Concept December 28, 2012
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin SPSB007 Soft Ripcord Pad/Handle September 27, 2012
Parachute Systems-Reserve Lower Steering Lines & Reserve Toggles May 2, 2012
Precision Aerodynamics – SB111214 December 14, 2011
United Parachute Technologies SB #20111109 – Inspection of top diagonal attachment point on all Sigma Sport Tandem Systems November 9, 2011
Vigil Emergency Product Service Bulletin PSB-7 October 4, 2011
Royal Military Academy Preliminary Report – Vigil AAD October 3, 2011
Sun Path Products Final Report; Service Bulletin SPSB006- Argus AAD September 21, 2011
Argus Service Bulletin – Immediate and Mandatory Cutter Replacement August 6, 2011
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin – Installation & Use of AAD June 24, 2011
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin – Rescission of SB 3/24/2011 June 24, 2011
United Parachute Technologies Service Bulletin #20110523 May 23, 2011
Airtec Rigging Safety Notice – Use of CYPRES loop with other AADs April 21, 2011
Aerazur Service Bulletin April 12, 2011
British Parachute Association Safety Notice April 8, 2011
Argus Service Bulletin Email April 6, 2011
Regarding the April 2008 CYPRES 2 Service Bulletin April 4, 2011
IPC/FAI Bulletin March 31, 2011
Altico Cancellation of Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 29, 2011
Strong Enterprises Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 29, 2011
APF TD 01-2011 Issued March 28, 2011 Argus AAD March 28, 2011
Aerodyne Research Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 25, 2011
Basik Air Concept Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 25, 2011
Dutch Parachute Association Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 25, 2011
Firebird GmbH Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 25, 2011
Altico Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 24, 2011
Mirage Systems Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 24, 2011
New Zealand PIA Safety Directive – Argus AAD March 24, 2011
Parachute Systems Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 23, 2011
Sun Path Products Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 22, 2011
Parachutes Australia Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 22, 2011
United Parachute Technologies Service Bulletin – AAD March 22, 2011
Rigging Innovations Service Bulletin – Argus AAD March 21, 2011
APF Technical Directive – Argus AAD December 17, 2010
BPA Safety Notice – Argus AAD – Additional information November 26, 2010
CYPRES Disc Update November 22, 2010
BPA Safety Notice – Argus AAD November 17, 2010
APF Technical Directive – Argus AAD November 15, 2010
APF History of Events – Argus AAD November 11, 2010
Rigging Safety Notice from Airtec October 29, 2010
Product Service Bulletin – Argus Cutter September 5, 2010
Skydiver Advisory March 31, 2010
Airworthiness Directive – Argus February 1, 2010
Vigil Cutters Type 3 October 10, 2009
List of Vigil II supplied with Cutter DOM:12-07-2 October 10, 2009
List of Cutters with DOM:12-07-2 October 10, 2009
FAA SAIB NE-08-29 update June 26, 2008
FAA SAIB NE-08-29 – Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device June 17, 2008
APF Statement – Vigil AAD June 17, 2008
CASA AD update – 12 June 2008 June 12, 2008
BPA Safety Notice – Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device May 29, 2008
CASA AD – Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device May 22, 2008
DGAC Safety Notice – Vigil Parachute Automatic Activation Device May 20, 2008
CYPRES 2 Service Bulletin April 21, 2008
Slippage Testing Report March 14, 2008
Service bulletin from AIRTEC January 22, 2008
Notice from Paratec July 31, 2006
Strong Parachutes Service Bulletins June 2, 2006
Skydiver/Dropzone/Industry Alert May 31, 2006
JumpShack Safety Notice January 25, 2005
Sunpath Javelin July 19, 2004
Rigging Innovations SB 1541 July 12, 2004
Mandatory Inspection – Sunpath Products July 22, 2003
Capewell Service Bulletin #CW03-01 July 15, 2003