Feb

23

A message for AFF students from your Chief Instructor

By ukparachuting - UK Parachuting

Hi Guys and Girls

Chris here, Just wanted to offer you those that need it that is the chance of a FREE REFRESH in March.

Now I know some of you will be or are already newly qualified but that doesn’t stop you guys coming along for the refresh too. Those of you that have been jumping in Beccles over the winter I’ll leave it up to [...]


Feb

20

Standby it’s just around the corner!

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

Well we have just 12 days left until we are officially open for the 2017 skydiving season.

We have been busy during the winter period with a refurb of the Sky Diner and of course the paint brush has been out throughout the Drop Zone.

With the weather well on the turn for the better we are looking forward to another great season of skydiving.

Opening hours will [...]


Feb

6

What Accelerated Freefall is all about!

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

In most AFF programs, two instructors jump with the student during their first three AFF jumps, although some programs may use only one instructor. On the initial levels, the instructor(s) hold on to the student until the student deploys their own parachute. Hence, this method is classified as “Harness Hold Training.” The AFF instructors have no physical connection to the student other than their grip [...]


Feb

3

History of Freeflying (Olav Zipser)

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

Freeflying is a skydiving discipline which began in the late 1980s, involving freefalling in various vertical orientations, as opposed to the traditional “belly-to-earth” orientation. The discipline is known to have originated when Olav Zipser began experimenting with non-traditional forms of bodyflight. Zipser founded the FreeFly Clowns as a two-person competitive team with Mike Vail in 1992, and [...]


Feb

2

Flying the Wingsuit

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

FIRST FLIGHT COURSE (FFC) REQUIREMENTS FFC Minimum Requirements To fly a wingsuit the BPA states that a skydiver must be an FAI ‘C’ Certificate parachutist with at least 500 descents, or has at least 200 freefall descents within the previous 18 months and must demonstrate (in a belly to earth position), the ability to: Control fall rat Control horizontal movement (forwards, [...]


Feb

1

British Parachute Association Awards

By Jason Thompson - UK Parachuting

Chairman of the British Parachute Association (BPA) Martin Soulsby presents Del Hopkins with his certificate for 5,000 jumps.

At the BPA Expo held on the 28th Jan 2017.

Well done Del from all the team at UK Parachuting (Sibson)


Jan

9

Opening Times and Events 2017:

By ukparachuting - UK Parachuting

We open for business in 2017 on Thursday  the 3rd March

Open days for 2017 are Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Open all Bank Holidays 8:30am to Sunset 15th 16th April Flight 1 course Friday 28th April £20 jumps after 5PM – Sunset Tandems Friday 26th May £20 jumps after 5PM – Sunset Tandems 19th 23rd June BPA Tandem/AFF instructors course open all week for club jumping 30th June £20 jumps after [...]


Nov

21

Christmas Gift Cards Available Now

By Paul Dorward - UK Parachuting

UK Parachuting Sibson have special offers on all Christmas Vouchers and Gift cards.

Valid for 1 year and on any of our open days.

Available for immediate download for last minute gifts.

Postal gift cards available for just £4.99

Vouchers available here

Offer ends on 25th December 2016


Oct

20

Christmas is getting closer

By ukparachuting - UK Parachuting

With only  66 days to go before this great offer finishes get your loved one a Xmas present that they will never forget.

£199 Tandem Skydive Voucher

£300 AFF Level 1 “Learn to Skydive” Voucher

£50 Deposit Voucher

All vouchers are valid for 12 months and valid on all days for more information email book@ukparachuting.co.uk


Oct

3

Sunday Specials

By ukparachuting - UK Parachuting

We have a Sunday Special available for the Tandem skydives throughout October and November  just £200.00  A discount of £40.00

£50.00 secures your booking click here to book