Sanjay Thapar
Date of Birth: 16/12/1960
Skydiving since: 1986
Number of Jumps: 5 500 +
Professional Qualifications
Parasailing Instructor Examiner. Parachute jump Instructor Examiner. Skydiving Instructor Examiner. Tandem Skydiving Instructor Examiner International parachuting Judge (FAI)
Appointments Held
Chief Test Jumper of Aerial Deliver Research & Development Establishment of (DRDO) Chief Instructor, Paratroopers Training School, AGRA. The biggest Parachute Jump training facility in Asia. Director, Air Force Adventure Wing Air HQs President Indian Parachute Federation, New Delhi-58 Hony. Director General Aero Sports, Aero Club of India, New Delhi
Career’s best performance
Made 46 Skydiving jumps in a span of three hours using Two MI-17 Helicopters simultaneously. Jumped with an Indian National Flag measuring 2226 Sq. ft. on 06 Aug1997. Highest number of Parachute jumps in India (5500 + ) from 35 types of Aircrafts using 52 types of parachutes
Achievements in (National Level)
National champion in Style and Overall Champion in the First National skydiving championship held at Hindan. (11-16 Nov 1991) National champion in Accuracy, Style and overall Champion in Second National Skydiving Championship held at Chandigarh. (18- 26 Oct 1993) National champion in Style in Third National Championship held at Agra (24–28 Oct 1995) Chief judge in two open accuracy championships held in 1998 and 2002. Team leader & Coach of the National Skydiving Team-Meghdoot
Other Achievements
Started Sports Parachuting (Parasailing & Skydiving) in the IAF in the year 1986. Most qualified and experienced sport Parachuting instructor in India. Physically conducted thousands of Parasailing Launches all over the country. Set new standards of safety and Trained and certified over hundred Parasailing Instructors in the country on Water and land Parasailing. Trained hundreds of Skydivers. Conduct