1990-1994 Overview

  • The club's longest serving CCI Rob Noble-Nesbitt moved on to operate Stirling Parachute Centre in 1991. Tim Andrewes becomes CCI

  • In 1991 the club obtains an official DZ vehicle - a Sherpa van customized by Kieran Brady

  • A second fan trainer for landing practice was installed at the club in 1991

  • A second Cessna 206 was purchased in 1992: G-BPGE

  • In 1992 Tim and Katherine Andrewes represented Britain at the World Classics Championships in Yugoslavia

  • Gordon Fernie retired his instructor ratings in 1993 after 25 years, as well as holding many other offices at the club. 

  • The club equipment continued to be enhanced, with the addition of a Fury square parachute system, and larger Irvin Skytrainer 2 student rounds to replace the T10's. 

  • In 1994 a Sports Council grant allowed a Tandem Vector to be purchased -the club's second tandem rig

  • In 1991 and 1992 Felicity Martin and Graham Harris participated in various world record formations including a 150 person, a 200 person and a women's 81 way record.

  • The club gains the use of the gatehouse hut, which is converted into a training room

  • Inside the main building the upstairs rooms are refurbished, providing an office, classroom and video debriefing room

  • Inside the hangar the classrooms at the back of the building are removed and a further student training area is built

  • David Drewette competes in the World Freefly Championships each year from 1992 to 1995

  • In 1993 Scotty Milne becomes CCI and for the first time the Accelerated Freefall  system is offered for teaching students

  • In 1994 the club hosts a BPA Instructor course, the first at Strathallan in over 10 years. These courses have been run annually ever since.

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