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Staff & Jobs

NEW ! >>> Staff for 2001
Skydive Spaceland is now hiring for all positions to include, Manifest, Tandem/I, AFF/I, Video persons, and Packers. We are very busy and are looking for full and part time help. Spaceland is located just south of Houston and we're flying the Otter daily. For more information contact Steve at 281.369.3337 or e-mail me at and visit our web page at

NEW ! >>> Full-Time Rigger
Chicagoland Skydiving in Hinkley, IL is looking for a full-time rigger to run their busy loft (March - November). Contact Chicagoland Skydiving for details by phone at 815.286.9200 or by email at

NEW ! >>> Staff for 2001
I'd like to get an early start on comittments for the upcoming season at the busiest student facility in the country, Skydive "Cross Keys" and "Freefall Adventures" skydive school in Williamstown, N.J.
I can guarantee an amazing season and LOTS of jumps for those who are dedicated and want to jump HARD! Jumpers will be treated well in a professional environment and will enjoy benefits not found in other busy DZs.
I'm also looking for a few motivated people to help run the camera concession office. I'll be needing editors and an office manager.
Anyone interested please email me directly at Include a work history and a gear list. (skydive gear, camera gear and editing equipment etc.) Please indicate whether you seek full or part-time work. Our season is from May 1st thru November 1st and those who commit early will be 1st in rotation.
Mike Skeffington - D17888/PRO.

King Air B90 Pilot
Skydive Hutchinson, MN is in need of a full time King Air B90 pilot for the 2001 season. Jump pilot experience not necessary, but a plus. Build your turbine hours quickly! Email resume to

Staff Needed
Air Capital Skydiving Center-Wichita, Kansas is accepting applications for the 2001 season. We have allocated a very large budget for marketing and will be using Billboards, TV, Radio and Direct Mail to generate Tandem's and IAD First Jumps. Please E-mail if interested:

Tandem and AFF Jumpmasters
Parachutes Are Fun in Salisbury Maryland has openings for Tandem and AFF jumpmasters for the 2001 summer season. We are coming off of one of our busiest seasons ever, doing well over 1000 Tandems in 5 months! Full Time King Air, and Cessna's. Camping on airport with hookup's. Make $50.00 a Tandem! For more information please call Gordon Riner at 1-800-232-9501, or email us at

AFF and Tandem Jumpmasters
Is there any AFF (and Tandem) Jumpmasters out ther who wants to come to Norway and jump from medio mai until medio sept. next summer, contact

AFF Staff & Rigger
Needed immediately:
- AFF staff. More work than we can handle.
- Rigger to maintain large inventory of DZ gear and 100% of our jumpers' equipment.
Full time Gulf region operation serving the Houston area. Super Otter and Cessna 182. Year-round jumping weather. Best pay in the market. Casual, friendly work environment. Contact Rick Meyers, Manager, at 281-561-5867 or e-mail

Skydive Monterey Bay is looking for at least one 5-day-a-week cameraflyer. Having an AFF rating would be a plus for keeping busy and, of course, a tandem rating would be even better. Contact: Paul, Mike or Jess at Skydive Monterey Bay
e-mail: Fax: (831) 384-7522, Phone: (888) 229-5867 or (831) 384-3483
Snail mail: 3261 Imjin Road, Marina, CA 93933

Twin Otter Pilots
Full- and part-time Twin Otter pilots needed for the winter season. Great location and pay. Send resume to Prefer someone already flying otters but will consider other high-time pilots.

A Dropzone in the Dominican Republic is looking for German-speaking tandem masters and freefall photographers to work full time at the DZ this winter. Contact Eugen Matos of Skydive Portillo by email at

Staff Needed
AFF, Vector or Eclipse tandem, camera flier needed. Jump five days a week or more. Jump along the beautiful California Coast. Contact Mike or Jess at Skydive Monterey Bay (831) 384-3483. Email is good also

Staff needed
SkyDance SkyDiving in Davis California is looking for Tandem, AFF, BIC, and video people asap! Please call Maryanne at (530) 753-2651 or send an e-mail at

AFF Jumpmasters/Instructors
Are there any AFF Jumpmasters or Instructors out there interested in working with a small DZ near Nashville? If so drop a line at

Tandem Master with AFF rating
Skydive Santa Rosa is looking for a Tandem Master with an AFF Instructor/ Jumpmaster rating, who would be interested in helping them manage/run the DZ on both the weekends, and in the future, during the week. They operate out of "Charles M. Schultz" Airport located in Santa Rosa, CA, approximately 60 miles north of San Francisco. If you are interested send an email to

Senior Rigger
Must be current & familiar with sport equipment. High Quality packing skills and an eagerness to learn essential. Sewing skills preferred but, we will provide training. Contact Parachute Rigging Inc. by email at or phone at 561-719-3004.

Millennium Skydiving needs a rigger that is willing to start and run his/her own business. Beautiful new riggers loft with table. Former rigger returning to Boston area. Contact Bob at 630/561-0800 or 815/929-9000.

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Team Members Wanted

NEW ! >>> We are in the process of forming a new British 4-way team. We are looking for two further members and a camera man. The team is funded and is looking at doing 500 jumps in 2001, 5 training camps in the US, reaction training at Reading University and with a World Class coach big things are expected. This is a serious team and members will need to give full commitment to the comprehensive training schedule planned. If you think you have the talent, commitment and experience then please e-mail at if interested.

4-way team at Blue Sky Adventures in St. George, South Carolina, is looking for a fourth RW member for the upcoming season. Contact if interested.

Anyone interested in participating in a regional 4-way skydiving league, contact Phil Haase, Jumper Airlines at He is wanting to organize teams in Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska. Jumper Airlines currently owns one Caravan that will be flying on a rotating basis in those states.

Jumper Airlines will be very active in promoting the formation of teams by offering discounted team rates in the Caravan and sponsorship support for qualifying teams to go to Nationals.

Chicago area 4-way team DefCon 4 is looking for a new member. They had a teammate leave to participate in the raising of his child (the nerve!). They train one day per weekend out of Hinckley and plan on completing in the NSL and US Nationals in Intermediate class. Average number of jumps per team member is 1,100. Your jump count is not as important as a positive attitude. They may have a video slot open also for someone that wants to jump all season for free (plus pack jobs if your good). If interested contact Brian Darnell at

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Stolen & Missing Equipment!!!

NEW ! >>> Stolen Gear

My car was stolen with all my skydiving gear in it- rig and everything. If any of this shows up at a dropzone for some reason, please contact me immediately! I'm in Houston so more than likely it'll be in the area. Thanks so much.
1994 all black Javelin NJ with a charcoal pop-top, gray midflap with light pink pinstripes, serial # 6658. It has a cypres in it, Sabre 120 (mostly blue, with 2 cells of magenta and 2 cells of turquoise) and a white reserve PD 126.
The rest of my gear included a small yellow Z1 full face, extra small weight vest, blue FT-50 altimeter, and a mostly black and navy blue "Gotcha Covered" brand RW suit. This gear was in a Black Wilson bag with a bit of red on the handles. Thanks all and be on the lookout.
Brittany Sanchez [], Phone: 405-204-6858 (cell)

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Stolen Gear

The gear below was stolen August 26 at the DZ Gryttjom, Sweden.

Javelin, 12-96, 10686
Stilletto 120, 12-96, 05613
PD126, 12-96, 13151
AT Cypres, 05-96, 10F0E56059C402 50

For image and more info check Do not hesitate to contact the owner Monica at if you have any information.

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Stolen Canopy

Safire 149 neon pink and black, ser no. 94512389, stolen from Skydive DeLand 8/13/2000. Call 1-813-783-3366 with any info you may have. Recovery reward!

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Stolen Gear

The following gear was stolen from a truck at the Sheraton Inn in Springfield, MO.:

Racer Elite, black w/blue trim
Stiletto 135, shades of blue
PD143 reserve Ser#16100
Cypres, Altimaster3, Bonehead Mindwarp helmet, Pro-Track Audible altimeter

Please keep an eye out for this equipment, and call Brian Hunter at (417)235-3100 with any information.

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Stolen Camera and Helmet

I would really appreciate anyone out there to keep a look out for stolen camera and helmet which went missing from Skydive Lake Wales on Monday April 10, 2000.

Sony DV700 Mini DV, serial number 28785
Protec Helmet/Paramount

I am a camera man and have now lost my only source of income, and would be pleased to offer a reward to the person who can locate my stolen equipment.

Mark Hatchette
(863) 679 7536
(863) 638 2400

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Stolen Equipment

Skydive Temple in Texas was broken into on the weekend of January 22-23 week and had some equipment stolen. As they stated, they're 99.99% sure it was stolen by a guy named Charles Wood, goes by CW, also uses the name of Louis Johnson.

Missing is 1 Student Dolphin container, black with a blue Dolphin, made 4-96, batch #9641. A Tempo 250, serial #157630, Skymaster 292 (SN not available yet.) The main is multi-colored neon, pink, orange, yellow, green, purple, gr, yel, or, pink with purple stabilizers. Its got an FXC 12000 with the J mod on it. The thief also stole several Altimaster II's, Newman gloves, TimeOut and goggles. He also took a couple of student jumpsuits and a couple of student Altimaster II's with Skydive Temple written on the pillow, and at least 1 video camera. The culprit drives a red 92 Lincoln Town car.

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Stolen Gear!!!

The following gear was stolen Sunday night, November 28, 1999 from a parked vehicle in "The Golden Coral" parking lot in Norman, Oklahoma.

X-Large, black "Square One" gear bag with monogrammed "Percy"
Container: Javelin J-1, s/n 9196, black with royal blue trim, excellent condition.
Reserve: Tempo 170, s/n 58055, white.
Main: Sabre 135, s/n LS-135 0137512
Colors on the main are: royal blue, white, blackberry, blackberry, white, blackberry, blackberry, white, royal blue
Camera Helmet: "Para-Mount" System 3 with Norton ring sight
Camera: Sony 8mm, model TR67, s/n 107191
Miscellaneous: Altimaster 2, s/n Unknown (Attached to Camera Helmet), Altimaster 3, s/n 105916, Altimaster 5, s/n 3192, Standard "Dytter" s/n Unknown
Jump Suit: "Body Sport" red, white, blue with black
Spandex camera suit: generic, black
And all other assorted gear (goggles, packing mat, etc.)

The owner is offering a reward to the person or persons who can help recover his gear (no questions asked). If you have any information please contact:
Percy McGee at (405) 236-0271
Paradise Parachute (405) 288-6728
Email Kevin -
Thanks & Blue Skies!

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Stolen Rig !!!

The following rig has been stolen at The Ranch Parachute Club in Gardiner, NY, please be on the lookout! Here are the descriptions and the serial numbers:

  • Brand new solid black Javelin XRS with stainless steel everywhere, red piping on the pop top, a small scuff mark on the reserve flap and a noticably long harness for a tiny rig. - s# - 16472
  • Bright red 95 Jedei Sweptwing with yellow airlocks and a little yellow on both end cells. Toggles set high and tight. An "APB" has been forwarded to EMT's and emergency rooms. - s#- 1133
  • 113 PD Reserve -s# - 11317887
  • Expert Cypres - s# - 10f0616362d0

If anybody comes across this rig, please would you contact Bruce -

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NEW ! >>> Strong Tandem rigs for sale
I have 6 Strong Tandem rigs for sale. All have current mods, all with Set400's, all with current Cypres. $4,900.00 each. You can reserve them and pick them up at the PIA Symposium in late January in San Diego. FFI: Buzz Fink, phone 619.517.5951, email Air Adventures Skydiving, Inc. San Diego, CA.

NEW ! >>> Dropzone for sale
Skydive First in Crawfordsville, located in west central Indiana is up for sale this winter season. This is a 3 year old DZ with an outstanding growth record. We have great gear, location, reputation and staff. The DZ has operated a King Air weekends for the past 2 years and can be purchased with our without a Cessna 182. The current owner is motivated to see this DZ continue along a progressive path of growth. FFI call (765)-723-1144. Please, serious inquires only.

NEW ! >>> Tandem and Student Gear for Sale
Unfortunately we had to close our DZ due to construction at our local airport which means I have a bunch of gear for sale.
Specifically: Four Vector Tandem rigs, all with Cypres AAD's (never fired), 421mains (300-700 jumps ea), 360reserves (zero rides), harnesses, spare parts, in good condition or better. $5000 per rig.
Four Vector Student rigs, all with Cypres AAD's (never fired), PD 300/280/260/230 mains (50-250 jumps ea), 7 cell reserves (zero rides), spare parts, set up with SunPath Student BOC pouches with instructor handles, as well as original student rip cord cable housing and ROL pouches. Spare Student Cypres. $3000 per rig.
Motorola Student Radio system, one transceiver and five receivers, all with chargers, extra rechargable batteries.
The gear is now stored in the rigger loft at Skydive Suffolk and it's status/condition can be confirmed by Mr. Pennington or his master rigger (Pierre Ponson). If interested, give me a call. Brad Foster Virginia Beach, VA, phone 757-574-3812.

NEW ! >>> Dropzone for sale
Skydive Greenville in South Carolina is for sale. If intrested in owning a dz with huge growth potential and a large hanger with two well maintained aircraft (KA-90, C-182), call (864) 277-DIVE.

NEW ! >>> Super Otter Available
We have a 200 series Super Otter Available through March of 2001. Two new hot sections, carpeted with straddle type bench seats, GPS spotting. If you think you can keep it running give us a call @ 512-488-2214, ask for Phil Chappell.

1960 Cessna 182C for sale
1960 Cessna 182C for sale. Total Time - 6,000; SMOH - 648, STOH/EOH - 24, SPOH - 52; annual due 1/01. Avionics include Narco MK-12, King Transponder KX76A w/mode C, Apollo Loran. Well maintained, good climber, logbooks complete and up-to-date. $40,000. Contact Bob Mehl at

Two Porters
Roy Fox is going to break Jay Stokes' record for most jumps in 24 hours. Roy had it once at 226. Jay used one Porter and some Cessnas, Roy wants two Porters. He needs to know what drop zones are operating turbine Porters this winter. Roy's email is

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