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Flying the Wingsuit

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

FIRST FLIGHT COURSE (FFC) REQUIREMENTS
FFC Minimum Requirements
To fly a wingsuit
the BPA states that a skydiver must be an FAI ‘C’ Certificate parachutist
with at least 500 descents, or has at least 200 freefall descents within the previous 18 months
and must demonstrate (in a belly to earth position), the ability to:
Control fall rat
Control horizontal movement (forwards, backwards and sideways).
Achieve ‘docking’ techniques.
Turn in place.
Dive to approach a target.
Note:
Ideally FS1 (Grade) qualified.