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Exit Checklist For Camera Users

Exit Checklist For Camera Users - 2017-01-18 by Joel Strickland  new 

For the amount that most of us understand about how they really work, the modern cameras we employ for skydiving are close enough as to be made of magic. Yet despite ...Read Moremore

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From Tunnel to Sky 
2017-01-12 by Kirk Verner & Gary Peek

The advent of vertical wind tunnels has created not only an incredible new air sport, but has also provided us with a very realistic simulation of ...Read Moremore

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Learning About Weather: Part 3 - Upgrade Your Grey Matter 
2017-01-10 by Joel Strickland

There are lots of things you can learn about on the Dropzone that will aid you understanding of how all the elements involved in a skydiving ...Read Moremore

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How To Get That Wind Tunnel Job - Vince Arnone Talks You In 
2016-12-30 by Annette O'Neil

When it comes to the windytube, Vince Arnone has a few solid miles under his belt. Heís worked in the wind tunnel industry since 2010 (and in the ...Read Moremore

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Why We Boogie 
2016-12-20 by Annette O'Neil

Itís hard to imagine that, not too long ago, a skydiving get-together was a rare thing indeed. Today, as youíve no doubt noticed, there are hundreds ...Read Moremore

Skydiving Today

Skydiving is one of the most popular action sports known to adrenalin and adventure seekers alike. Most "bucket list" jumpers who simply want to experience the beauty of free fall once, will get their first introduction to skydiving through a tandem jump, sometimes also called a tandem skydive. It's not uncommon for people to move straight into AFF or static line training, the two most common skydiving training progression programs for students to become fully certified as skydivers and participate in the sport on their own terms.

Skydiving activities take place around drop zones or a skydiving center, usually found at an airport where aircraft takes groups of skydivers up into the air so they can perform their jumps. Aircraft vary in type and size depending on the size of the drop zone.