Category D Quiz

The following questions are taken from the Skydiver Information Manual (2018). The basic goals of Category D are

  • cumulative four 90-degree freefall turns (20 degree tolerance)
  • cumulative two 180-degree freefall turns and two 360-degree turns (45 degree tolerance)
  • cumulative two 90-degree rear riser turns with brakes set
  • cumulative two 90-degree rear risers turns with brakes released
  • one 180-degree rear riser turn, and one 360-degree rear riser turn with brakes released
  • two rear riser flares above 2.000ft
  • stand-up landing
  • landing within 50 meters of target with minimal assistance
  • operate the AAD
  • recognize and observe the airport and the spot from the aircraft door during jump run
  • read and memorize the cloud clearance requirements from FAR 105.17
  • review SIM Section 2-1.F.9 (BSRs) on daylight requirements for student jumps
  • study SIM Section 5-1.F to review building landing procedures
  • study SIM Section 5-1.E on equipment malfunctions
  • study SIM Section 5-3.G on AADs
  • read the AAD owner's manual

All category quizzes are intended to be administered prior to conducting jumps in the next category. Please fill out the quiz below. A copy will be sent to your instructors, and we'll review Cat D topics as needed before continuing to Cat E.


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