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AFF Training - Level 7

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Napoleon Skydiving Center: Level 7 - Clearance Dive

By now all of this should be easy. Good luck. Once you complete this level, you're ready to skydive on your own (after buying the DZ a case of beer for your accomplishment).


  • Demonstrate ability to inspect, don and adjust equipment correctly.

  • Demonstrate ability to inspect and pack main canopy.

  • Explain and demonstrate knowledge of RW safety procedures.

  • Brief pilot and spot correctly without assistance.

  • Perform a diving exit (solo, no-contact --- maintain or recover control).

  • Intentional front loop.

  • Chain of controlled maneuvers.

  • Tracking.

  • Wave off, then pull at or above 3000 feet.

  • Land within 25 meters of target without radio assistance.

Dive Flow

Running Description

Roach Hotel Check

Check In.

Exit Count

C-182 Prop, Up, Down, Arch; Otter Center, Out, In, Arch.

Solo Diving Exit

Performed by diving head first from the aircraft. Immediately arch and extend arms out over head to the ``superman'' position. Recover back to the boxman position.


Performed by pulling arms to sides and bending sharply forward at waist while ``kicking'' legs straight at knees. Recover to boxman position as you see green again.

Half Series.

Perform two alternating 360 degree turns followed by a backloop.

Track: until 4500 feet.

Wave Off: by 3500 feet.

Pull: by 3000 feet.

Primary Canopy Check: Shape, Spin, Speed, Twist


Release Toggles

Secondary Canopy Check: Slider, Endcells, Tears, Lines.

Controllability Check: turns and flares OK.

Canopy Control: halfway down, halfway back.

Setup For Landing: Downwind at 1000', Base at 500', Final at 200'.

Flare: at 10', feet and knees together, PLF if necessary.

Collapse the Canopy, Field Pack, and Return.

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