Monthly Archives: August 2016

  1. Falling down is part of life. Getting back up is living.

    SKYDIVING: Falling down is part of life. Getting back up is living.

    Slightly litteral for skydiving. Unless you push yourselves you're never learning. If you're not learning something new each day, you're really not living life.

    Push yourselves to your limits in everything you do, sometimes you'll fall - that's a fact of life. Get back up and continue to live your life!

    Skydiving Meme with the words "Falling down is part of live, getting back up is living" set against a sunset background and featuring skydivers tracking towards the camera

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  2. Skydive Top 10 Questions

    1. How long does freefall last?

    Short Answer:

    Usually somewhere between 30 and 60 seconds.

    Long Answer:

    The higher you go, the longer you fall.

    You should be under a parachute at around 5,000ft (in the UK) and the first 1,000ft takes around 10 seconds as you’re still accelerating to your ‘Terminal Velocity’, but each 1,000ft after that takes about 5 seconds.

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  3. Buying a Wings Skydiving Container

    Our guide to buying a Wings Vision container.

    We are registered dealers for Sunrise Manufacturing, the makers of the Wings series of containers. This guide relates directly to the Wings Vision. If you are looking for a Wings student, the older style Wings (Classic) or Wings Tandem, please get in touch directly. 

    Which options do you want / need?

    This is the hardest part as it usually conflicts with the budget you have. We suggest that you break all the options you would like into three categories; Essential, Should Have and Luxury. To do so, you'll need to know what some of the options are and what they do - so here's a handy post to help you out!

     

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