Skydiving inspires such complete focus of attention that all other
Are there any age limitations?
You must be at least 19 years of age to skydive.
What are the weight limits?
You can skydive if you weigh up to 285 Lbs.
Due to the advanced experience level
What kind of plane will I jump out of?
You will be jumping from a professionally maintained TURBINE aircraft! The safest
How much does it cost?
The cost varies with the type of skydive you make. We offer student and Group rates
How long will it take to make my first jump?
For a tandem skydive, plan on at least 2 hours.
An AFF level 1 skydive takes a good
Can I get pictures of my skydive?Yes, Video and 35 mm stills are available at an additional charge.
What will the skydive feel like?It is nearly impossible to accurately describe. The sensation of freefall is more like flying
than falling. The parachute flight is inspiring. This portion of the skydive can be anything
from an exciting roller coaster type event to a quiet and exhilarating flight around the open
skies. Many say that their skydive has been one the greatest things that has ever happened
to them. For some, their skydive is life changing.
How will it feel when the parachute opens?
It is like a rush after the rush! A tremendous decrease in speed (deceleration) at approximately
What kind of parachute will we use?
The parachutes used are specially designed, large Elliptical "ram-airs". A "ram-air" is a
What happens if the parachute doesn't open?
In the very unlikely event that the main parachute doesn't open properly, there
How long does the skydive last?
70 to 75 seconds of freefall and 7 to 9 minutes under the parachute. Add that to the ride in
Isn't the landing like jumping off a two-story building?
NO! If that were the case, there would be no skydiving, because everyone would have broken legs!
Will I be scared?
Maybe, and maybe not. You will definitely feel a surge of excitement and anticipation before the jump...
Skydiving is not just a sport, it's a lifestyle!
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