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Silver Parachute Sales 

CELEBRATING OVER 52 YEARS IN BUSINESS

 

Last Updated: 24 FEB 24

Silver Parachute Sales & Service has been dedicated to providing in-depth, personal parachute service to aerobatic and glider pilots around the world since 1972

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NEWS FLASH

5Feb24

 

THERE WAS A $460.00 PRICE INCREASE ON ALL SOFTIES 

I HAVE SEVERAL PARACHUTES AT LAST

YEARS PRICES, IN STOCK.

DON'T PROCRASTINATE IF CONSIDERING PURCHASING 

A NEW SOFTIE. THEY WILL SELL QUICKLY.

 

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GREAT NEWS I HAVE 16 PARACHUTES IN STOCK READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY

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NEW/USED PARACHUTE AVAILABILITY

 

(TO SEE WHAT MODELS I HAVE IN STOCK)

GO TO THE BLUE INDEX ON THE LEFT

AND CLICK ON

"FOR SALE NEW AND USED PARACHUTES"

 

IF YOU NEED SOMETHING YESTERDAY I MAY HAVE IT!

BUT DON'T WAIT TO LONG. WHAT I HAVE IN STOCK

CAN USUALLY BE SHIPPED WITHIN ONE OR TWO DAYS.

 

IF YOUR NOT SURE WHAT YOU NEED PLEASE EMAIL OR CALL ME

AND WE CAN GO OVER YOUR OPTIONS.

 

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THE FACTORY TYPICALLY MANUFACTURES ORDERS BY DATE RECEIVED.

I'M USUALLY ABLE TO RECEIVE PARACHUTES

MUCH FASTER, BECAUSE I HAVE A LOT THAT HAVE BEEN ON

BACK ORDER FOR SEVERAL WEEKS.

NOW THE APPROXIMATELY WAITING TIME IS ABOUT 12 WEEKS.

 

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I'm Downsizing and have a

SUPER SALE on Remaining Seatbelt Webbing and Hardware. CLICK ON ACROBELT ON LEFT

and make me a cheap offer. I need the space

for other STUFF.

 

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LIBERAL TRADE-IN POLICY

If you own a Para-Phernalia Softie pilot emergency parachute and it's reaching (or has reached) the end of it's 20 service life it's worth $300.00 towards the purchase of a new Softie pilot emergency parachute. All you have to do is return your overaged Softie (to me) and I'll credit you $300.00 towards the purchase of a new Softie parachute, of your choice.

 

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I'm Back to in Person Seminars

 

As of March 2023

How about a ZOOM Seminar

Click on Seminar Information on the left for details

 

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UPDATED BAILOUT HANDOUT MATERIAL

That goes with the EAA Webinar below.

Bailout Procedures and Survival Equipment for pilots
This is my handout material. What I teach and the order I follow in my power point bailout seminars.
Sep 2020 Bailout Seminar Handout .doc
Microsoft Word document [704.5 KB]

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EAA WEBINAR OCT 20, 2020

 

Did you miss my EAA Webinar in October 2020?

It's available and can be viewed by going to <EAA.org/Webinars>

 EAA member login is not required.

In the upper right corner type in "Emergency Bailout Procedures" in the search box. Click it and up will pop my two webinars. Click on the second one down. That is the one dated Oct. 20, 2020.

It goes down well with a glass of wine or a beer.

ENJOY!

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"Ask Allen" Column

Featured in Sport Aerobatics Magazine

View past issues of the popular Q & A column in the Ask Allen Archive.

 

In the index on the left click on "Ask Allen Column" and it will take you all my past columns. If you have questions or concerns

please feel free to call or email me.

 

Just below "Ask Allen" click on Aricles

for additional articles that were publised elsewhere.

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Freefall Deceleration Chart

This is the graph mentioned in the Ask Allen column that shows how quickly you will slow down after a bailout. See it here. Click the image below to enlarge.

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Think Survival! I have in stock a lot of my SMAK Pak Survival Kits shown below, that attach to your parachute harness.

For more details click on: SMAK Pak Survival Kits on the left.     

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IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT WHERE TO ATTACH

ANYTHING TO YOUR PARACHUTE

Incorrectly attaching Survival Kits (like my SMAK Paks) PLBs, InReach, SPOT units, knives, kitchen sinks or any other item to your parachute harness can cause serious problems. Learn more details by clicking important notice below:

 

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How to correctly attached a survival kit to your parachute harness.
Important_Notice_2009-07.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [365.8 KB]

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Deadly Mistakes Pilots Make During a Bailout
Learn how to avoid them here. Click bold underlined type to go to archive.

 

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SAFETY SEMINAR PHOTOS

click on any photo to enlarge

Dec 2019 ICAS Convention in Las Vegas

Three WWII Centurians being interviewed.

They were part of the "Greatest Generation"

and are now gone.

What an honor to have met and talked with them.

 

By: David Hartman

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