Static Line Course

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Description

The static line course is designed to give you your first taste of what it’s like to exit an aircraft flying at 3,500ft above the ground, and then gently floating down to the ground, landing under your own parachute.

On your course, you will learn about things such as:

  • DROP ZONE ORIENTATION
  • DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENT AND CHECKS
  • PARACHUTE EQUIPMENT
  • THE STABLE SPREAD POSITION
  • AIRCRAFT AND EXITING TECHNIQUES AND AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY DRILLS
  • PARACHUTE CANOPY CONTROL AND FLIGHT DRILLS
  • PARACHUTE MALFUNCTION RECOGNITION, EMERGENCY DRILLS, HARNESS
  • DRILLS
  • ABNORMAL AND REGULAR LANDING TECHNIQUES
  • A KNOWLEDGE REVIEW TEST

Our courses normally run on Saturdays commencing at 8.30am at the Drop Zone, and, conditions permitting you’ll make your 1st jump early that evening.

Unfortunately we can’t give you an accurate time as to when you will make your jump, we only allow parachute descents to be made when the weather conditions are safe and within the British Parachute Association’s operating procedure minimums.

Once trained, we like you to attend for refresher training once every 4 weeks, to keep these new skills fresh in your mind. If you do not attend for refresher training with in a 3 month period you will be required to complete another course.

Spectators are welcome to come and watch you jump, however we ask you not to bring pets or alcohol onto the drop zone.

The static line first jump course fee also includes:

  • PARACHUTE / RIG HIRE AND PACKING
  • JUMP SUIT LOAN
  • 1ST PARACHUTE JUMP AND BRIEFING
  • SKYDIVE STARTER MAGAZINE
  • PERSONALISED SOUVENIR CERTIFICATE

After completing your first static line jump you will have begun your progression towards your 1st solo freefall and ultimately a solo skydiving qualification under the BPA Ram Air Progression System (RAPS) and can continue to jump and learn by purchasing RAPS Student Jumps.

If you are really keen to get to grips with skydiving we recommend that you consider the RAPS Six Jump Course that combines the 1st Jump static line course with 5 additional jumps and training. This 6 jump course is targeted to take the participant to his or her 1st Solo Freefall jump subject to their satisfactory progress against the British Parachute Association’s Ram Air Progression System (RAPS) Category System.

Jump Requirements

Age is just a number, although we have to start somewhere!
To do a tandem skydive with us, you will need to be at least 16 years old and have your parent or legal guardian’s permission until age 18. The upper age limit is 55.

With skydiving, weight is essential
Nobody likes to talk about their weight, but with skydiving, it is essential for your and your instructors safety that we have to work within certain parameters.

The maximum allowable weight for any course is 13 stone for females and 15 stone for males, but body mass index will also be taken into account. We appreciate that some people will fall outside of these limits, but are still fit and active, so if this is the case, please call the office to discuss your individual requirements.

Please don’t be offended if you are weighed on the day. It is a requirement of all of our jumpers, and you will be asked to step on the scales prior to jumping.

Essential forms you MUST fill out and bring with you on the day:

Form 115c – Solo student declaration form
Form 115d – Solo student medical advice form

Merchandise

Been there, done that? Then get the T-Shirt! Your skydive will be etched into your memory for the rest of your life. But it would be pretty cool to be able to have some souvenirs to show off.

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Terms & Conditions

Skydiving and parachuting is an activity sport and, as such, a degree of physical fitness is required for some of our courses. All customers must therefore comply with the following age, weight, height and health restrictions set out in our Terms. Please take the time to read the terms and conditions as this will help prepare you better for your jump. Click here to read our full Terms & Conditions.