Derek Dutton

Connect with Derek at: Derek@Flight-1.com


CREDENTIALS:

Started Skydiving: 2009

Total Jumps: 11,000+
Nationality: USA
Home DZ: Skydive Hawaii

Occupation: Instructor at Flight-1, Cameraman and Instructor at Skydive Hawaii, SWING Importer for USA and member of the SWING Speedflying Team since 2012, Indoor skydiving instructor, freefly load organizer, content creator for multiple brands/corporations.

Education: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Hawaii Pacific University as well as Community College of the Air Force.

Hobbies: Swooping, speedflying/riding, surfing, wingsuiting, XRW, tunnel flying, tracking, Angle/flocking, BASE jumping, diving, skiing, hiking, flying, kiting, kite surfing, free diving, and skysurfing, body surfing.

Licenses/Ratings: USPA- D, AFFI, TI, wind tunnel Instructor,  USHPA- P3/M2, Private Pilot SEL, PADI open water diver. No Pro rating yet, regional director said my canopy was too small when I did the requirements and applied in 2014. C-130 Loadmaster initial and mission qualified, equipment Air Drop rated. USAF OIF combat veteran.

Total Skydives: 11,000+
Freefly: 650
RW/FS: 50
Hop-n-Pops: 400
Camera: 7,500
Instructor/Coaching: 80
BASE Jumps: 169
Cutaways: 8 unintentional

Main Canopy: 57 JPX
Reserve Canopy: 106 OP
Container: Mutant V304
AAD: None
Helmet: Tonfly 2x and G3
Jumpsuit: DEEM DNA
Altimeter: Suunto and N3
Eyewear: Julbo, Blueblockers, Oakley, Ray-Bans, Keanon


SKYDIVING RECORDS/COMPETITIONS:

2016 – Nationals – Canopy Piloting – 23rd
2014 – Sun Path Open – Canopy Piloting – 20th
2014 – Pink Open Klatovy – Canopy Piloting – 37th
2013 – Nationals – Canopy Piloting – Pro class 26th
2012 – Nationals – Canopy Piloting – Advance class 11th

 

CANOPY PROGRESSION

PA – Nitron – 170
PD – Sabre 1 – 150
PD – Spectre – 135
PD – Sabre 2 – 120
PD – Katana – 120
PD – VE – 103
PD – VE – 90
NZ – FX – 88
PD – VE – 84
PD – VC – 79
PA – Tandem – 330
PA – Tandem – 300
UPT – SIGMA – 340
PA – Tandem – 365
NZ – TFX - 250
PD – VC – 75
PD – VC – 71
NZ – JVX – 63
NZ – JPX – 66
SQRL – Epicene - 116
NZ – JPX – 62
NZ – JPX – 72
NZ – JPX – 57

SPEEDFLYING PROGRESSION

OZONE – Bullet – 14m
OZONE – Firefly – 16m
GIN – Fluid – 11m
SWING – Spitfire – 11m
SWING – Mirage – 9.5m
OZONE – Rapidos – 10m
SWING – Mirage comp – 8m
SWING – Mirage supercomp – 5.5m
SWING – Mirage – 11.5m
SWING – MirageRS Pro – 8m
SWING – MirageRS superpro – 6m
SWING – MirageRS – 13m
SWING – MirageRS – 15m
SWING – MirageRS+ - 15m
SWING – Apus – 16m

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