Solo Static Line Parachute Jump Course
The Static Line Parachute Training Courses are run on Saturdays and are tailored so you jump the same day, weather and conditions permitting.
The course includes at least 6 hours of intensive training where you learn the basics of skydiving.
You will leave the aircraft from around 3,200'. The ram-air canopy is activated automatically by static line as you fall away from the aircraft. Test your judgement by guiding the parachute wing to the landing area, landing like an expert.
Check *availability by calling 01948 841111 and speak to a member of the club.
This course is the prerequisite for learning to skydive. It is still very popular as a "one off" jump and is popular for raising money for charities. The Static Line Training Course is our preferred method of becoming a qualified skydiver. Once you have completed your first parachute jump, you can come back with a little help from our friendly parachute instructors guide to you through the Category System to become a qualified skydiver.
The Static Line course will take a minimum of 16 jumps to qualify "A" License, Accelerated FreeFall Course will take a minimum of 18 jumps and the Static Line Course is pay as you go!!
Course Price includes your first jump.
Skydiving beyond the basics?
After you have completed your first Jump, you can train to be a skydiver by learning and progressing through the British Parachute Association Category System.
After you have completed your first parachute jump, you will have a debrief with your instructor and presented with a Solo Certificate of Merit, a magazine which will inform you about our sport and an special offer more jumps at a special rate.
Courses are run on Saturdays as required from 8 a.m. Call 01948 841111 for availability.
Prerequisites for the Solo Parachute Training Course
Parachutists need a reasonable standard of physical fitness and must not be overweight in relation to their height. Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum age is 55. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian.
Anyone aged 40 or over, and anyone suffering or who has suffered from the following conditions, must have a Parachute Medical Certificate signed by a doctor. Please get the Parachute Medical Certificate signed by your GP before proceeding with the booking, unless you are sure this document will be signed. Some GP Surgeries refuse to sign these forms!
Epilepsy, fits, severe head injury, recurrent blackouts or giddiness, disease of the brain or nervous system, high blood pressure, heart or lung disease, recurrent weakness or dislocation of any limb, diabetes, mental illness, drug or alcohol addiction, previous fractures, back strain, arthritis and severe joint sprains, chronic bronchitis, asthma, rheumatic fever, pneumothorax, liver or kidney disease, thyroid, adrenal, or other glandular disorders, chronic ear or sinus disease. Any condition which requires the regular use of drugs. Anaemia. Recent blood donation.
If any of these conditions apply to you or a member of your group, please phone the club and we will forward the necessary forms.
We must have the completed consent/medical form prior to commencing the training course.
The MAXIMUM weight is 14.5 stones (90 kg.) for Static Line Solo Jump Course and that has to be relative to your height of over 6 feet. The Minimum Height is 5 feet 2 inches and at least 8 stone. If you are unsure please call the club on 01948 841111.