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Tandem Skydive Devon

Tandem Skydiving at Dunkeswell Airfield in Devon's picturesque Honiton area. The UK's prettiest tandem skydive, at 10,000ft and providing 30 seconds of free fall over the glorious South West coast.

Price for 1 participant

Devon skydiving is not only wonderfully picturesque experience for the landscape-appreciating thrill seekers out there, but is also a great hit with those in search of the ultimate rush; as this jump takes place from an incredible 10,000ft in the air.. The feeling of freedom as the hatch opens and all you can see is the patchwork countryside smothered in a carpet of cloud is a surreal experience that can quite literally be matched by no other. With 30 seconds of free fall before the parachute is deployed, you'll have plenty of time to appreciate the bravado brilliance of what is actually happening as you hurtle to the ground at 120mph on the most extreme passenger ride available anywhere on this planet...or off it.

Your tandem skydive experience in Devon will begin with a few registration documents at Dunkeswell Airfield, before moving to the classroom for a video in the safety procedures and skydiving techniques. Once you have watched that, you will move to the practice mats for a session in where to tuck your head and limbs throughout the dive - before donning the safety gear and making your way to the 'Black Beech 99' - the country's fastest jump plane, where you'll be strapped to the instructor's chest ready to take a seat in the plane! The plane will take off and get you to a height of around 10,000ft before an instructor will open the hatch and begin the tandem skydives! One by one you'll shuffle up to the hatch, dangle your legs over the edge and roll forward on the instructor's command. With nothing but a distorted view of the ground, a carpet of clouds and a surreal feeling of freedom; you'll roll out of the plane and experience 30 seconds of free fall - before the instructor deploys the parachute at 5,000ft and begins the gentle 4-5 minutes of parachuting back to the ground. Once landed, you can collect your certificate and cross off the most extreme experience from your bucket list.

You can have your tandem skydive filmed by a professional skydiver - capturing every moment from the jump through free fall; and the landing. This can be arranged during the booking and will cost around £140 - which will include a fully edited DVD of your jump.

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Weight: 18 stone. Participants over 15st are subject to additional charge of £20 per stone due to equipment used.
No maximum age limit - restrictions based purely on health

Prior to the jump, all skydivers are required to complete a BPA (British Parachute Association) medical declaration of health form - which must be witnessed. For under 18s, this witness must be a parent or guardian.
Please download the form, here.

Any jumpers who do not meet the conditions of the declaration of health will be required to complete the BPA Request for Medical Advice form - this is to be signed by your doctor prior to the jump. Failure to complete this will prohibit you from skydiving.

If you are disabled this does not mean you cannot skydive!
It is advisable to allow for a whole day to complete your tandem skydive in Honiton.

Skydiving experiences in Devon are at the maximum tandem height of 10,000ft, providing 60 seconds of free fall and around 4-5 minutes of parachuting gently back to earth.

Depending on the weather conditions on the day and the time your flight is booked for, your skydive could take between 2 and 10 hours.
Spectators are welcome to watch your skydive in Devon, and are encouraged to bring a camera to capture the raw excitement both pre and post jump.

There is a viewing area for waiting around and for spectators to watch from, complete with a clubhouse canteen and a few extra vital facilities that prove a welcome respite in the bitter winter months!
Tandem Skydiving in Devon is available throughout the year, from mid January to mid December.

Tandem skydives usually take place on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

The centre will be closed from the 19th December 2016 and will re open again on the 14th January 2017.
You should wear comfortable casual clothes for your tandem skydive at Dunkeswell Airfield, as you will be wearing the safety equipment that the centre provides.

It is advisable to wrap up warm during the cold winter months, as standing around at the airfield can get very cold - or even more so at the UK's prettiest tandem skydive height fo 10,000ft!
Tandem skydives are weather dependent.

If the rain, wind, snow or other impairing conditions are too strong; you may have to wait around on site for the day for the conditions to clear and allow parachuting experiences to take place. However, if the conditions do not look like clearing - your jump may be postponed to a more suitable and convenient date.
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