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Parachute Association of South Africa

PASA is a non-profit association of members with the mission statement: "To foster, develop and facilitate sport parachuting, in all its facets, within South Africa, in the safest and most progressive manner, on behalf of its members."

For many people the words parachuting and skydiving conjure up images of adrenalin junkies and daredevils with little regard for their own safety. One of the questions most frequently asked of sport parachutists is, "who in their right mind would want to willingly throw themselves out of a perfectly serviceable aircraft?"

In truth, sport parachuting is a disciplined sport that operates within rigidly defined and enforced safety parameters as set out in PASA’s Manual of Procedures. This Manual has been ratified by the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) and is the basis upon which PASA has been approved as an Aviation Recreation Organisation. The safety and training standards contained in the manual are on a par or better than international standards and must be adhered to by all affiliated drop zones and members in South Africa.

2016 National Championships

Pretoria Skydiving Club will be hosting Nationals 2016 from 27 April to 2 May 2016.

The bid documents are available on the documents page of this website. More information is contained in PSC's first bulletin.

Camera slot special:

Up to the weekend before Nationals this year, any teams training with a camera slot (2-way and more) will get the following special:

  • Complete 5 or more jumps per weekend and only pay R200.00 per camera slot.
  • Complete 20 or more jumps per month and only pay R140.00 per camera slot.

Operating dates in addition to normal weekends:

  • 21 and 22 March
  • 25 and 28 March

Please contact Hettie for any pre-manifesting requests as soon as possible.