Round Canopy Parachuting Team - USA

Honoring the Valor of Paratroopers Worldwide!

Welcome to the RCPT-USA Dropzone!!

Join us to participate in WW2 Commemorations in Normandy, Market Garden and other historic drop zones!

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Demonstrations

Looking for a group of Experienced Paratroopers to perform a Professional WWII Airborne Demonstration at your event or Airshow?  RCPT-USA is your jump team!! We have conducted Successful airshows from coast to coast. RCPT-USA uses state of the art communications and drop zone planning to perform safe and professional Airborne Operations. We set up informative displays, interactive presentations, and jump preparation and command demonstrations on the aircraft staging line. RCPT-USA assisted in the planning and operations of Daks over Normandy in 2014 for the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, and routinely participates in commemorations of Normandy and Market Garden parachute operations. RCPT-USA has a letter of authorization (LOA) from the Federal Aviation Administration, and obtains all required FAA documentation in our detailed planning process. We can coordinate with other teams and reenaactment groups to add realism to airshows and military events. We work with several WW2 veteran aircraft including the C-47 Tico Belle, the C-53  D-Day Doll, the C-46 Tinker Belle, and other WW2 transport aircraft around the country. RCPT-USA is a member of the International Council of Air Shows, and attends the ICAS convention annually. Contact us at rcpt.us@gmail.com to book your event today!

Mission

Round Canopy Parachuting Team-USA (RCPT-USA), safely performs World War Two style parachuting activities as Commemorative Airborne Operations (CAO), and conducts memorial ground services to honor Allied Paratroopers and all Veterans who fought, and many died, to defeat despotism in Europe, and around the world. This we humbly do to reinforce world-wide memory of their priceless deeds of valor, and the selfless sacrifices so many made in those brutal battles to restore peace on Earth.

 Airborne Unity

Round Canopy Parachuting Team- USA (RCPT-USA) is proud to promote the Unity of Airborne Troopers worldwide.  Static line military style parachuting is a community and RCPT-USA is proud to be a part of that community. We believe strongly in honoring history while safely enjoying the sport of military style static line parachuting. RCPT-USA welcomes all qualified jumpers, with proper certification, to join us at any of our training and proficiency events irrespective of team affiliation. Furthermore, we respect and support the decision of RCPT-USA team members who desire to participate with other parachuting teams. We understand that your time and availability is precious and understand that when you get a chance to stand in the door, you stand in the door. RCPT-USA also welcomes members of other teams/groups who desire to participate in official RCPT-USA events such as air shows, to join our team and maintain dual membership with their current team/group. Membership to RCPT-USA is a requirement of our insurance carriers for participation in official events. With a strong and united static line military style parachuting community we all achieve our goals of honoring those who went ahead of us, improve safety through shared experience, and expanding our reach to share our love of military parachuting.


 Recent Events!



RCPT-USA First-Jump Course, JM Refresher and Jump Weekend at Skydive Palatka Feb, 2017

Skydive Palatka hosted RCPT-USA and the American Airborne Group for a week of JM refresher, instruction camaraderie and international cooperation. JMs from Thailand, Philippines, Estonia, and Italy led jumps from the Cessna and Caravan. Great times were had by all!! Next event is planned 26-29 October 2017.


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RCPT-USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 2404 Orion Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80906
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