November 23, 2017 Jude Wilson

What is your skydiving wind limit? Are you sure?

What are the strongest winds you will jump in? Most skydivers claim they know their limits. But, do we stay within them? How strong is your conviction when the door light comes on and your friends are ready to go?

Of course there will always be a chief instructor on the ground noramlly when parachute operation are taking place and its one of his jobs to make sure we stay within the limits below.

British Parachute Association wind limits

Ground wind speed limits for Parachutists.


AFF & Category System Student Parachutists                              15 Knots

BPA ‘A’ Licence parachutists and above

and Student Tandem Parachutists                                                   20 Knots