Parascending Activity Badge
How to earn your badge
- Take part in a parascending course. Show that you can:
Learn the main characteristics and different types of parachutes used by
- demonstrate a good landing roll
- put on a harness and adjust it
- assist on more than two occasions as tensiometer reader, observer or log keeper.
parascenders.Show a basic knowledge of the theory of flight.Experience at least four parascending flights. If you’re under 14, you must take your flights in tandem and under instruction from a BHPA
dual qualified instructor.
Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities. For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility