Aug

16

Tandem Skydiving with UK Parachuting

By JT - UK Parachuting

This form of skydiving has been around since the 80’s. Because most people only jump once to check it off of the bucket list, tandem skydiving is the most popular way to experience the world of skydiving. It involves a student who is connected to a specially certified tandem instructor. The pair jump together, often with a videographer to document the event. The instructor deploys a [...]


Jul

21

Colin Daniels

By JT - UK Parachuting

Hi, I would like to thank all of you guys for making our day yesterday spectacular. Everybody who took part in the macular team skydive really enjoyed the experience and it was made even more fun bye all of the team at UK parachuting Beccles … I can only speak for myself but I will be doing it again!! With your support we have managed [...]


Jul

18

Catherine Meijer

By JT - UK Parachuting

Dear Rich and Everyone at UK Parachuting,

We just wanted to say a very big thank you for enabling our daughter Catherine to skydive today.  It was a fantastic experience for her and we really appreciate all the trouble you took with her.  Rich was particularly patient and took so much care getting her organised beforehand and then looked after her during the flight, and [...]


Jul

11

Marty Burgess

By JT - UK Parachuting

Great picture shows wingsuit flyer Marty Burgess exiting a Cessna 208 from 13,000ft into beautiful clear skies.

www.ukparachuting.co.uk

01502 476131

 


Jul

6

Congratulations guys you are now Tandem Instructors

By JT - UK Parachuting

Well done to Max and Andy on passing with flying colours you British Parachute Association tandem instructors course, you all may remember these two guys if you have already jumped with us and had the experience filmed as they were probably sitting in front of you snapping away with their cameras.

Criteria for the course can be found below:

To become a Tandem Instructor, the candidate must [...]


Jun

21

Celebrating Suffolk Day with views of Suffolk from the Sky

By Skydive - UK Parachuting


Jun

15

Daredevil dinner ladies take on charity jump

By JT - UK Parachuting

TWO daredevil school dinner ladies have raised more than £1,000 for charity after completing a tandem skydive.

Kathryn Risidore, 32, from Rayleigh, and Paula Penson, 40, from Hockley, met through work at Hockley Primary School, in Chevening Gardens.

The brave duo, who have worked together for three years, both wanted to complete a skydive and decided it would be a great way [...]


Jun

3

Break Charity Skydive Day

By JT - UK Parachuting

Could not ask for a better days weather for this group of 5 tandem skydivers that jumped for this great charity Break.

For further information on how to jump for Break just follow the link below:

http://www.break-charity.org/support-us/events/

 


May

31

Callum Kennedy 500th Skydive

By JT - UK Parachuting

Callum was our first apprentice at UK Parachuting who did his Accelerated Freefall Course in July 2016 since then Callum has done 500 jumps within the last 10 months.

Current qualifications:

British Parachute Assocation A/B/C licenses.

BPA Formation Skydiver 1

BPA Freefly 1

BPA Individual Style 1

BPA Qualified Cameraman.

Ground Radio Operator.

First Aider at work.

At the moment he is currently working towards his Tandem Instructor Rating which he hopes to do [...]


May

24

Responsibilities of a Drop Zone Controller

By JT - UK Parachuting

Must hold a BPA B licence

DZ Control must be continuously established when parachuting is in progress.

The DZ Controller must be a nominated BPA ‘B’ Licence parachutist or above who has been fully briefed on his/her responsibilities and duties for the specific activities of the day and must be in place whilst parachuting is in progress.

 

The DZ Controller’s responsibilities will include the following:

 

The setting up [...]