Australian Parachute Federation Jump Pilot Authorisation - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this authorisation if you are the operator of an aircraft engaged in parachute training operations.

Parachute training operations include all flights where a novice or learner parachutist will be jumping from your aircraft. Please note that if you are the pilot of a balloon and you intend to have parachutists jumping from the balloon you must be the holder of a commercial or private aircraft (balloon) licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this authorisation you must ensure that:

  • You have undertaken a Jump Pilot Authorisation Course;
  • You have successfully completed written and practical examinations with an APF (Australian Parachute Federation) approved Examiner;
  • You operate in accordance with the APF Jump Pilot's Manual;
  • The aircraft has a current maintenance release;
  • You hold the appropriate aviation licences; and
  • The aircraft is equipped with the necessary radio equipment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.





Administering agency

Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation Act 1988 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

CASA 09/15 - Conduct of Parachute Training Operations 2015 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Secretary / Licence Officer
Australian Parachute Federation Inc

Operating address:
Unit 3, Portal Office West
2994 Logan Road
Queensland 4119
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1440
Springwood, Queensland 4127


07 3457 0100


07 3457 0150

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