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AFF Course

Graduating the AFF course qualifies you as an independent skydiver in your own right, so that you can literally go skydiving anywhere in the world.

The course comprises of a minimum of six hours of ground training, followed by your first skydive, then a mimimum of a further 7 jumps to qualify.

During your AFF course you will be accompanied by two highly qualified AFF instructors who will give you personal ground and in-air tuition.

You will be guided in freefall by way of hand signals and under canopy with radio communication. You will experience freefall speeds of 120 mph before you open your ram-air canopy

The full course can be broken down into the following jumps.

Ground School
The ground school includes:
Introduction to the equipment.
Aircraft procedures.
Freefall procedures.
Canopy control.
Your first jump with two AFF instructors.
Practice pulls & altitude awareness.

Jump No's 2 & 3
Jump 2 consolidates and develops your practice pulls and altitude awareness.
Jump 3 introduces hover control and heading awareness.

Jump No's 4 to 7
These four jumps are conducted with one instructor.
Jump 4 concentrates on starting and stopping turns.
Jump 5 practices 360° turns.
Jump 6 is a solo exit (the instructors will be very close on your heals) and includes back loops and a tracking exercise.
Jump 7 introduces a dive exit from the aircraft, a back loop, a left and right turn, track and pull.

Jump No 8
Jump 8 is from 5000 feet and involves a stable exit and a solo deployment of the canopy.

AFF jumps are usually debriefed by video.

Prices vary around the world. Why not get a group together and make sure you get the best group discount available.

Contact Skydive Safety for more information or choose from one of the 684 parachute centres world wide

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Everyone who takes up skydiving, has to complete a declaration of fitness to parachute. Anyone over 40 years of age will need a doctor to varify the declaration.

BPA Form 114 Declaration of Fitness - Student Skydiver

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