Perform a team free fall parachute descent

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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Prepare for a team free fall parachute descent with combat equipment

1.1 Instructions to conduct a team free fall parachute descent are received and details are confirmed with supervisor as necessary.

1.2 Appropriate equipment is selected, inspected for serviceability, fitted and packed, in accordance with standard procedures.

1.3 Unserviceable equipment is quarantined and reported in accordance with standard procedures.

1.4 Conduct of the descent is rehearsed with team members prior to boarding the aircraft.

2. Complete on board aircraft procedures with combat equipment

2.1 Aircraft is boarded, and self and equipment are positioned and secured in accordance with standard procedures.

2.2 Verbal and nonverbal communication is used effectively with other personnel on board.

2.3 On board procedures and individual safety checksare carried out when instructed by authorised personnel, in accordance with standard procedures.

3. Exit from the aircraft and descend by free fall as a member of a team while carrying combat equipment

3.1 Approved team techniques are used to exit the aircraft.

3.2 Stability in free fall flight is established and maintained while carrying combat equipment.

3.3 When necessary, instability is recovered during exit and free fall team environment, while carrying combat equipment.

3.4 Relative position within the team is established and maintained while carrying combat equipment.

3.5 Situational awareness is appropriately maintained during day and night descents.

3.6 Individual and team free fall positions and manoeuvres are carried out in accordance with standard procedures.

3.7 Effective verbal and nonverbal communication is used with other paratroopers as required.

4. Control a ramair canopy descent as a member of a team while carrying combat equipment

4.1 Parachute is activated to open at a designated time or height in accordance with standard procedures.

4.2 Relevant drills are conducted to detect and rectify malfunctions and routine opening problems, in accordance with standard procedures.

4.3 Team leader and team members are identified after canopy opening during day and night descents.

4.4 Team day and night descent are maintained using canopy control and manoeuvre techniques in accordance with standard procedures.

4.5 Controllability checks and malfunction drills are conducted in accordance with standard procedures.

4.6 4.5 Contingency and emergency situations are assessed and the correct drills are while carrying combat equipment are applied to rectify the situation.

5. Land on a drop zone as a member of a team while carrying combat equipment

5.1 Designated drop zone marking and wind indicators for day and night descents are identified and target approach is planned.

5.2 Target approach techniques are applied in accordance with standard procedures.

5.3 Combat equipment is lowered at the correct height during approach in accordance with standard procedures.

5.4 Landing is completed safely by day and night for a team descent in accordance with environmental conditions and standard procedures.

5.5 Emergency landings drills with combat equipment are completed in accordance with standard procedures.

5.6 Harness release and drag procedures are applied in accordance with standard procedures and drop zone is cleared without adversely affecting other team members.

6. Complete free fall post descent procedures

6.1 Performance during team free fall parachute descent is reviewed.

6.2 Documentation is completed accurately and clearly in accordance with standard procedures.