Break Charity Skydive Day

By JT - UK Parachuting

Could not ask for a better days weather for this group of 5 tandem skydivers that jumped for this great charity Break.

For further information on how to jump for Break just follow the link below:





Callum Kennedy 500th Skydive

By JT - UK Parachuting

Callum was our first apprentice at UK Parachuting who did his Accelerated Freefall Course in July 2016 since then Callum has done 500 jumps within the last 10 months.

Current qualifications:

British Parachute Assocation A/B/C licenses.

BPA Formation Skydiver 1

BPA Freefly 1

BPA Individual Style 1

BPA Qualified Cameraman.

Ground Radio Operator.

First Aider at work.

At the moment he is currently working towards his Tandem Instructor Rating which he hopes to do [...]



Responsibilities of a Drop Zone Controller

By JT - UK Parachuting

Must hold a BPA B licence

DZ Control must be continuously established when parachuting is in progress.

The DZ Controller must be a nominated BPA ‘B’ Licence parachutist or above who has been fully briefed on his/her responsibilities and duties for the specific activities of the day and must be in place whilst parachuting is in progress.


The DZ Controller’s responsibilities will include the following:


The setting up [...]



Congratulations to group Skydive for Tesco’s Charity day

By JT - UK Parachuting

Well done from the team at UK Parachuting to the 11 jumpers from Tesco’s raising money for the Tesco’s charity of the year.



Are Skydivers Totally Nuts!!

By JT - UK Parachuting


We don’t mean to toot our own horns when we say that skydivers are some of the most genuine people you’ll ever meet–and our general willingness to share our uniqueness can sometimes strike people as utterly nutty. That said, we’re not, like, crazy (for the most part). In fact, [...]



The Allan Family

By JT - UK Parachuting

So the first sunset load of the season the Allan family managed to do 10 tandem skydives in beautiful clear skies.




Why Your Second Jump is 100x Better Than Your First!

By JT - UK Parachuting

Everyone who has ever made a Skydive agrees, there is nothing that compares to your first jump!

Most of us dreamt and thought about it for a long time before ever actually making it to the drop zone. We tried to imagine what it was going to be like, the sound of the wind, the air [...]



Being a British Parachute Association Jump Pilot

By JT - UK Parachuting

Jump Pilot. It’s not exactly the job title most pilots look for when entering aviation. Indeed, most pilots who find themselves spending any time dropping jumpers usually only do so on their way to bigger things. But for some, it’s not only the most exciting, challenging and rewarding flying they’ve done, it’s the top of the pyramid.

Nowhere else in flying does a pilot have to [...]



Fun Fun in the sun for this Easter Skydiving Group

By JT - UK Parachuting

Congrats guys looks like they all had a great tim.



Skydiving Competion

New Medical Forms for all

By JT - UK Parachuting

The BPA have introduced some new medical forms. All over 40’s can now self declare their fitness. If you have doubts about your fitness, please discuss this with your doctor. The BPA have also issued Doctors certificates to be signed if you should need them.

So here are all the forms you need:

Form 115A  Student Tandem Parachutist Medical Information and Declaration Form 115B