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Para 71 Chalon/Soane

Average Rating: 5.00
5.00 out of 5 based on 1 user reviews

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Chalon Champforgeuil (LFLH)
Lat: 46.8279
Lng: 4.826533

Aerodrome Champforgeuil
Chalon Sur Soane,

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Last Updated: 2016-10-27
Pilatus Porter B2H4 A34

Training: AFF, Tandem

AAD: Required

Hook Turns: Allowed

USPA Membership: Not Required

AFF: 1240 EUR
Tandem: 245 EUR
Video: 85 EUR
Jump Ticket: 25 EUR to 13500 ft


DZ is on the highway 3h00 South of Paris, 1h30 North of Lyon.
Owner is Titou Auvray. Ex French 8 way...
Great man... lots of fun :-)


  • Gear Rentals
  • Gear Sales
  • Rigging Services
  • Covered Packing Area
  • Creeping Area
  • Video Rooms
  • Coaches
  • Load Organizers
  • Shop
  • Bunkhouse
  • Camping
  • Showers

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excellent, safe DZ

Para 71 Chalon/Soane Rated 5 by: elreg on 2017-06-21

Pros: very professional and friendly
Cons: limited facilities for housing

Great skydiving spot for beginners and advanced skydivers.
Operates two Pilatus, so even in busy week-ends, you don't wait long.
Of note: there is a wind tunnel on site, a bit small (will take two), but very convenient for an AFF student who needs some extra coaching. Also freeflyers can practice in parallel to actual jumping.
The packing area is brand new and spacious.
The instructor team is very professional and friendly, will cater to any needs, from beginner to intermediate to advanced.
Food is terrific, operated by a very efficient couple, at very decent rates. Basically, you don't need to go shopping (and in any case, it would be some distance).
Housing is a bit old and pretty cramped quarters, possibly allowing for 20-30, 3-4 per room. But bedding is new and tidy. Better bring your own sleeping bag.
Showers, more generally, the sanitation area are decent and functional.

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