Second Reserve

Since 1st May 2014, all pilots must carry a reserve parachute plus one more. The latter must be deployable with the opposite hand compared to the main reserve or, even better, with either hand. As an alternative to two reserve parachutes, a single reserve parachute easily deployable by either hand may be used. Pilots are encouraged not to wait for this deadline to get equipped with a second reserve.

October 2012 Bureau Meeting Decision

February 2013 Plenary Amendment