Choose your jump
Static line parachute jumps: square and round
Imagine being in a plane flying at 2,000 or 3,000 feet. You're standing at the edge of an open doorway. The noise of the engines and the wind ring in your ears. You look down and there is only a distant outline of fields far below.
You hear the jumpmaster shout 'Go!' and, attached to a 'static line' designed to open your parachute, you launch yourself out of the aircraft into the blue sky. You look up to check your inflated parachute canopy and the steering toggles dangling by your side. You then steer yourself until, approaching the ground, you concentrate on making the perfect parachute landing in the middle of the drop zone.
You've done it; you've made a solo parachute jump from 2,000 or 3,000 feet. You're now a qualified parachutist and in the process you've raised money for Mind.
Make this dream a reality and jump for Mind. We offer thorough training from professional parachute instructors, covering all aspects of the jump, from exiting the aircraft to making the perfect landing. Take home your official certificate to prove you have completed your training and a solo static line jump, your first step to becoming a qualified skydiver.
You're standing at the edge of an open doorway of an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet. Now imagine leaning forward out of the doorway and letting go - falling forward into the clouds, diving down through the air as you start freefalling at over 120 mph.
Then the canopy opens, the steering toggles come down either side of you and you begin a tranquil parachute descent from a mile up in the air, steering yourself back down to the centre of the drop zone below.
You can do this for free, harnessed to a professional freefall parachute instructor, and help Mind at the same time. With a tandem freefall you can complete the training and jump on the same day, and receive a certificate to prove that you've complete a two mile high tandem skydive.
|Tandem skydive||Static line square||Accelerated Freefall|
|Minimum sponsorship level||£395||£360||£535|
|Jump altitude||10,000 ft||3,000 ft||10,000 ft|
|Duration||1 day||2 days||2 days|
|Jump solo or with instructor||instructor||solo||solo|
|Age||16 and over||16-49 inclusive||16-49 inclusive|
|Weight||under 15 stone||under 15 stone||under 13 stone|
|Comments||Ideal if you want to experience 120mph freefall without having to do a day's training.||For those who want to jump solo and take a step towards regular parachuting||First level of a professional skydivers course!|
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