Dick Gays was a skydiver and instructor at Peterborough Parachute centre, Sibson in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
He developed and made some of his own novel parachute designs. Dick passed away in July 2013. I am grateful to his widow Margaret for permission to reproduce the information on this page.
Here are a few articles and other data regarding his parachutes written by Dick Gays: