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RAPS Static Line Parachute Jump in Lincolnshire

After just 6 hours of intensive but fun training, you'll be ready to get in the jump plane fly up to up there and parachute 4,000ft! This course counts towards getting your Skydiving licence.

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Static-Line Parachuting is a fantastic introduction to the world of skydiving - a little more intense than a tandem jump, a little less than the AFF Level 1 course. This is a two day 'first jump' course that let's you bypass a tandem jump where you are attached to an instructor, and instead jump solo! Don't worry, you will be in constant contact with your instructors both in the aeroplane and on the ground (by radio), but this jump will still give you a huge kick and a well deserved sense of personal achievement!

You will have a full day of ground-training, where you learn all about safety procedures and parachute control. After this intensive day will be ready to get up there and complete your very first parachute jump - from 4000ft. You'll take the night to chill, then next morning you'll be airborne and ready to jump! You can progress through the parachute training system, eventually to a point where you can begin to enjoy freefall skydiving, jumping from higher altitudes.

Before you can jump you'll need to complete a full day of ground-training with a BPA qualified instructor. You will be in a group (maximum of 12 people), and the course will be spread over two days - the classroom session on the first day can leave you feeling a bit wiped, and it is much better to be fresh and well rested so you get maximum enjoyment from your first jump!

Day 1: You should arrive at 8:30 for registration, and your course will begin at 9am with a full Dropzone orientation. Throughout this first day, you will cover all aspects of parachuting including the all-important emergency procedures and safety issues and, of course, how to properly control your chute.

Day 2: Day 2 is your jump day - a plane will take you up to 4000ft, taking about 15 minutes, at which point it's time to put theory into exciting practice! After you jump, your parachute deploys automatically and will float gently to earth in about 5 minutes, where you will have a debriefing with your instructor - and probably discuss the next steps in your skydiving adventures!

Maximum Weight: The maximum weight for solo skydiving is 15 stone / 95kg (when fully clothed).

Minimum Age: 16 years old (with signed parental consent).

If you are over 40 years of age, you are required to fill out this BPA declaration of fitness for skydiving form and have it signed by your doctor. You will be declined on the day if you fail to complete this.

Regarding the maximum weight, exceptions may be made for those who are very fit and have a high BMI due to muscle mass. This is assessed on an individual basis, and is decided at the Chief Centre instructor's discretion.

On the day of the jump ALL skydivers will be required to complete the British Parachute Association Student Parachutist Declaration of Fitness.

Jumpers aged 40+ must bring along a fully completed BPA fitness form, which has been signed and stamped by their GP.

The Static Line Parachute Course in Lincolnshire takes 2 days.

Family/friends are of course welcome to come along and watch the jump. There is a games room at the centre, boasting a pool table and table football, and on weekends there is a bar area/cafe which serves hot drinks and food from 8am. Please note that young children should be supervised at all times.

Animals are not permitted at the dropzone.

The Static Line Parachute Course can be booked almost any day during the summer months, including Bank Holidays and Sundays (subject to availability). During winter, the centre closes on Tuesdays.

The centre closes over from mid-December to mid-January, however you will still be able to contact the centre and book a jump during this time.

The centre will provide you with all necessary safety equipment, including headgear, goggles, and jumpsuit.

Please wear loose fitting, comfortable clothing, and dress appropriately for the weather on the day.

Please wear flat soled shoes or trainers - heels, flip-flops, slip-on shoes, and boots with eyelet hooks are not suitable.

Certain weather conditions could affect whether you will be able to jump, however all ground training is classroom based and therefore will continue regardless of the weather. If a jump is cancelled dues to adverse weather on the day, the centre will rearrange it for another time within the following 12 months.

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