Tandem skydiving at Skydive Tilstock Freefall Club.

 

After registering at the clubhouse and having your safety briefing, you will be ready for your skydive experience. Once you have been fitted with a jump suit, safety hat, goggles, gloves, if required, and a tandem harness, you will have a safety check by your instructor before boarding our aircraft.

You will cruise to your skydiving altitude taking in the views, flying over the Welsh border towards Wrexham. Your instructor will recap briefly over your responsibilities, head back, legs back, arch, arch, arch.

Now you have reached the exit altitude, it is time to take the plunge. You will be assisted to the edge of the door where it is time for you to take on your responsibilities by keeping your arms out of the way by grabbing hold of your harness. Once you are suspended on the edge of the aircraft you will get your legs back under the plane. Hips forward, head back, arch, arch, arch. Arching like a banana.

The skydive

You will exit the plane with your instructor. After a tap on the shoulders, you can bring your arms out into the freefall position, whilst accelerating to terminal velocity which is about 120 miles an hour or 176 feet per second. Keep on arching and enjoy this exhilarating experience.

Your instructor will deploy his main parachute above 5000 feet where you will be suspended in your harness about a mile above the ground. Enjoy the descent down to the landing area. This is the ultimate skydiving experience.