to manufacturer within 30 days from the date of original purchase with a letter stating why it was returned.SIGMATANDEMSYSTEMOWNER’SMANUAL TANDEMVECTOROWNER’SMANUAL WARNING Sport parachuting is a hazardous activity that can result in injury or death. It also seems that the more experienced a skydiver is. night jumps.com 11301 . or manufacturing whether caused by negligence on the part of the manufacturer or otherwise. The Association reported 35 skydiving fatalities that year. Manufacturer also disclaims any liability in tort for damages. 4943) Examples of violations: demonstration jumps.000 skydivers in the U. either expressed or implied. material.. Details on how to do this are printed below. workmanship. or allowing it to be used by others. any tandem jump that takes place off of a designated drop zone.00. before it is used. Neon and fluorescent colored fabrics and tapes fade rapidly. Any jump that utilizes the Tandem Vector System is considered a “tandem jump’: Using this system outside the student/ Tan-dem lnstructor training environments considered a violation of federal law (FAA exemp&on No. Page2:172 Warning & Table of Contents WARNING Read this information carefully and understand it completely. you are acknowledging sport parachuting’s risks and accepting the fact that the Vector or its components may malfunction. DISCLAIMER-NOWARRANTY Because of the unavoidable danger associated with the use of this parachute system. (These restrictions do not apply to military Tandem applications). Color brilliance may be lost within a year of manufacture.com upt@uptvector. the less likely he or she is to be killed while jumping. resulting from a malfunction or from a defect in design. or if you aren’t willing to accept the possibility that your Vector Tandem System or its components may malfunction or perhaps cause you to be injured or killed. the buyer waives any liability for personal injuries or other damages arising from such use. By using this rig. packed maintained and used. Uninsured UPT assumes no responsibility for this condition. intentional water jumps. Uninsured United Parachute Technologies .uptvector.LLC 1645 Lexington Avenue DeLand. including personal injuries. Experts estimate that hundreds of people are also injured. even when they are properly designed. jumping with any student less than 18 years of age. Parachutes sometimes malfunction. Fl 32724-2106 USA Telephone: +1 386 736 7589 Fax: +1 386 734 7537 www. The rig is sold with all its faults and without any warranty of fitness for any purpose. If you are not willing to accept the risks of sport parachuting. meaning the probabilityof dying on a skydive is approximately 1 in 64.000.00. Some of these deaths and injuries are the result of equipment malfunctions. and these jumpers made approximately 2. or if you allow someone else to use it.S.0000 .2 million jumps in 2001. the manufacturer makes no warranty. built assembled. direct or consequential. then you may return your Vector Tandem System for a full refund beforeitisused. If the buyer declines to waiver liability on the part of the manufacturer. buyer may obtain a full refund of the purchase price by returning the parachute system. stunt jumps. If you use your Vector Tandem System. The results of such malfunctions are sometimes serious injury or death The US Parachute Association estimates that there are about 35.

.......... X Chapter 2 .....Student Techniques Chapter 1 ...................................................SIGMATANDEMSYSTEMOWNER’SMANUAL TABLEOFCONTENTS Section 1 .Applicant & Course Information .................Equipment Chapter 1 ........................................................................................................................................................Description ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... X Installing a New Sigma Drogue Kill Line .. X Chapter 4 .............................................................................................................................. X Section 4 ......................Student Skills for First Jump ..............................Canopy Control ................................. X Chapter 4 ........................................................0000 Warning & Table of Contents Page3:172 ................................................................................................................... X Replacing the Drogue Ripcord System ....................... X Chapter 3 ..........00.................................................................................................................................. X Tandem Fatality Reports ...........................Instructor Techniques Chapter 1 ..............................................Reserve Procedures ...........Packing the Reserve with Skyhook .................................................... X Chapter 2 ............Preparation ...................................................................................00...Operation ............................. X Section 2 ...... X Chapter 4 ........................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ X Chapter 2 ....New Features ...................................................................... X Test for Sigma Endorsement .............Malfunctions & Emergencies Chapter 1 .....................................................Freefall ....... X Tandem Water Landing Procedures . X Line Trim Charts .........Packing & Closing Main Container ..... X 11301 ...........The Sigma Tandem System Chapter 1 ...Other Activities ...................................................................... X Chapter 3 ........ X Section 6 ............................................................................Aircraft Emergencies & Student Refusal .....In Aircraft & Exits .................Freefall & Drogue Fall ........................Appendix Sigma Tandem “Pin Check” ............................................Canopy Control ........................................................................................................ X Chapter 2 .......................... X Section 3 .................. X Chapter 2 ............................................... X Section 5 ....................................... X Chapter 3 ................................................................................