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    I'm pretty sure they can, but why has no one ever done it?
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    (Original post by 890p9)
    I'm pretty sure they can, but why has no one ever done it?
    I don't think they can. Women can't join the paras and I'm fairly sure no women have completed P company cause they don't have enough staff to run it often and women would have a higher failure rate so it would be inefficient to let them do it. Even after you do P company, there's a lack of instructors for the parachuting course so you will probably have to wait a couple of years before getting your wings. Women can do the AACC tho
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    (Original post by kieran12321LFC)
    I don't think they can. Women can't join the paras and I'm fairly sure no women have completed P company cause they don't have enough staff to run it often and women would have a higher failure rate so it would be inefficient to let them do it. Even after you do P company, there's a lack of instructors for the parachuting course so you will probably have to wait a couple of years before getting your wings. Women can do the AACC tho
    Thank you. I'll just have to do AACC then when it comes to the time.
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    You're allowed to attempt, you're just not allowed to pass. ;-)



    Women arn't allowed into the paras which is an infantry regiment but all attached units are part of 16 AA and wear the maroon beret and most attempt P-coy. If you're part of 16 Air Assault brigade you could probably attempt it.


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    There are also women who are qualified military parachutists. P Company is not the only route to military parachute training.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    You're allowed to attempt, you're just not allowed to pass. ;-)



    Women arn't allowed into the paras which is an infantry regiment but all attached units are part of 16 AA and wear the maroon beret and most attempt P-coy. If you're part of 16 Air Assault brigade you could probably attempt it.


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    You don't have to be in 16AA to attempt P-company, though I suppose because it's airborne you may be able to get your jumps in earlier
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    True. Attempting it from 16AA seems a bit less like you're trying to make a statement either about yourself or pcoy. (Not that there's anything wrong with this, I suppose but it just seems more natural.) People say the best other time to do it is just out from training.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    True. Attempting it from 16AA seems a bit less like you're trying to make a statement either about yourself or pcoy. (Not that there's anything wrong with this, I suppose but it just seems more natural.) People say the best other time to do it is just out from training.
    You from RE?
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    Yeah, I think there's a few floating around here.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Yeah, I think there's a few floating around here.
    What trade?
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    Not gonna get into details over an internet forum. Not great drills. PM me if you have any questions.
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    (Original post by Supersaps)
    Not gonna get into details over an internet forum. Not great drills. PM me if you have any questions.
    will do. thanks
 
 
 
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