Parasail Safety Council

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HOME THE HISTORY OF PARASAILING GLOSSARY OF TERMS FOR PARASAILING CONSUMER SAFETY GUIDELINES CONTACT US Download Original Copy 1960’s 1970's 1980-1984 1985 1986-1987 1988-1989 1990-1994 1995-1999 A STUNNING Parasail 40 year HISTORY Timeline 1960’s 1970's 1980-1984 1985 1986-1987 1988-1989 1990-1994 1995-1999 About Us  1999 - New Five (5) Passenger Skyrider Gondola was Delivered to Aquaworld
In 1999, Aquaworld of Cancun, Mexico contracted McCulloh to produce a custom five (5) Passenger Skyrider Gondola for there operation.  
About Us  1998 - McCulloh built a Custom Skyrider for his Converted Nordic Ascenders About Us  1998 - McCulloh Launches Parasail Safety Council
In 1998, After successfully completing the four (4) year parasail concession contract with Walt Disney World.  McCulloh launched the Parasail Safety Council.  The Parasail Safety Council (PSC) is a not-for-profit organization representing the parasailing public; dedicated to effectively raising the safety standards of commercial parasailing with a focus on education, certification, regulation and providing a reliable source of unbiased important safety information to the Parasail Industry and government bodies.  This continued participation assures his current knowledge of the proper application and effectiveness in all facets of the parasail industry. 
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About Us  1998 -McCulloh Built the First USCG Parasail T-Vessel under 46CFR, Section 173.095(c)
In 1998, Mark McCulloh company delivered the first and only Parasail Winchboat inspection for 22 passengers using 46CFR, Section 173.095(c) for towing vessel, which requires a complete stability study performed by a naval architect following strict stability criteria to determine whether a particular vessel has sufficient stability while towing.  Today's inspected parasail vessels use "simple stability rules" as touring vessels and would not qualify under 46CFR, Section 173.095(c) regulations.
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About Us  1995 NASA’s  X-38 Utilized McCulloh’s Patented Strap Support Assembly
In 1995, Mark McCulloh was contacted by engineers from NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center (NASA's primary center for atmospheric flight research and operations) and Scaled Composites to discuss utlizing the patented riser line assembly designed by McCulloh's for his new composite Gondola for their X-38 project.   The X-38 prototype Crew Return Vehicle (CRV). The wingless CRV, when operational, would be the first reusable human spacecraft for use in conjunction with the International Space Station. The X-38 would be manufactured by Scaled Composites, Inc., of Mojave, California.  Test flights of the prototype X-38 CRV using a parafoil and McCulloh's strap assembly is shown below
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