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Silver Parachute Sales
CELEBRATING OVER 52 YEARS IN BUSINESS
Last Updated: 17 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
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.
GREAT NEWS I HAVE 16 PARACHUTES IN STOCK READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
UPDATED BAILOUT HANDOUT MATERIAL
That goes with the EAA Webinar below.
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]
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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:
Adobe Acrobat document [365.8 KB]
Deadly Mistakes Pilots Make During a Bailout
Learn how to avoid them here. Click bold underlined type to go to archive.
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