Skydivers and pilots around the country choose Total Parachute Rigging Solutions, LLC for all their rigging needs. We have a team of highly trained and professional FAA Certified Parachute Riggers that can handle everything from basic parachute reserve repacks, to major harness/container repair and alterations.
Tim Schlappi: FAA Certified Master Rigger, USN Special Operations Parachute Rigger
After growing up in a very small town in Arkansas, Tim enlisted in the United States Navy as an Aircraft Survival Equipmentman. After landing in the Virginia Beach, VA area, he developed the area's leading rigging loft: Total Parachute Rigging Solutions, conveniently located in Suffolk, VA
Tim is a Master Rigger with an abundance of qualifications that he has obtained in the civilian sector, as well as in the military. He is rated for back, seat, and chest type parachutes, and has logged 1600+ reserve pack jobs, with a documented 135 saves and many undocumented ones as well. In addition to boasting 1400+ jumps, Tim is also a USPA Coach, AFF Instructor, and a Videographer.
If you are looking for a mature and experienced parachute rigger, who is very meticulous and totally focused on you, your safety, and your parachute, then Tim Schlappi is the person you are looking for. Tim believes that being a rigger is more than just packing:
"Working in the military and in an industry where you literally hold a persons life in your hands, and you are their only chance for survival, is a tremendous responsibility. I am very meticulous. I work hard and smart, always keeping my customers safety in mind, so that they can confidently enjoy their skydiving experiences every time they board an aircraft to take to the skies."
Total Parachute Rigging Solutions, LLC is the place that you can confidently turn to for quality rigging that works. EVERY TIME!