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Basic Requirements for skydiving

Prerequisites for Tandem Skydiving

Parachutists need a reasonable standard of physical fitness and must not be overweight in relation to their height.

Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum weight is 15 stones (95 kg) and not overweight for your height.  The maximum age for Tandem Skydiving is 70. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian (BPA Form 106). Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum age is 70. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian.

We have minimum fitness requirements. All participants must be physically fit, fully self-mobile with a full range of mobility and able to lift their knees to their chest unaided. Conditions and disabilities that reduce mobility are not suitable for skydiving. Please contact the club if you are unsure as participants are assessed on arrival and will not be able to jump if the minimum fitness requirements are not met.

Any person aged 60 or over will require form 115b signed by a GP.

Please read forms Form 115a – Tandem Student Parachutist Medical Information and Declaration and Form 115b – Student Tandem Parachutist Request for Medical Advice.

We must have the completed consent/medical prior to commencing the training course.

The MAXIMUM weight is 15 stones (95 kg.) for Tandem skydives and that is relative to your height. Our weight restrictions.

If you are unsure please call the club on 01948 841111.

Height Feet/MetresWeight Stone/Kg
5 feetor 1.52mno more than 67kgor 10st 7
5′ 1″or 1.55mno more than 69kgor 10st 12
5′ 2″or 1.57mno more than 71kgor 11st 2
5′ 3″or 1.60mno more than 74kgor 11st 8
5′ 4″or 1.63mno more than 76kgor 12st
5′ 5″or 1.65mno more than 78kgor 12st 4
5′ 6″or 1.68mno more than 81kgor 12st 10
5′ 7″or 1.70mno more than 83kgor 13st
5′ 8″or 1.73mno more than 85kgor 13st 6
5′ 9″or 1.75mno more than 88kgor 13st 12
5′ 10″or 1.78mno more than 90kgor 14st 3
5′ 11″or 1.80mno more than 92kgor 14st 7
6′ or moreor 1.80m or moreno more than 95kgor 15st

Prerequisites for the Solo Parachute Training Course

Parachutists need a reasonable standard of physical fitness and must not be overweight in relation to their height. Please note that the minimum age for parachuting is 16 and the maximum age is 55. Anyone under 18 must have the written consent of a parent or guardian.

Please read forms Form 115c – Solo Student Parachutist Medical Information and Form 115d – Solo Student Parachutist Request for Medical Advice.

We must have the completed consent/medical form prior to commencing the training course.

The MAXIMUM weight is 14.5 stones (92 kg.) for Static Line Solo Jump Course and that has to be relative to your height of over 6 feet. The Minimum Height is 5 feet 2 inches and at least 8 stone. If you are unsure please call the club on 01948 841111.

Here is a rough guide to the upper weight limits relative to height

Height Feet/MetresWeight Stone/Kg
5′ 2″or 1.57mMinimum 59kg up to 68kgor Min 8st 7 up to 10st 9
5′ 3″or 1.60mno more than 70kgor 11st 1
5′ 4″or 1.63mno more than 73kgor 11st 7
5′ 5″or 1.65mno more than 75kgor 11st 10
5′ 6″or 1.68mno more than 78kgor 12st 3
5′ 7″or 1.70mno more than 80kgor 12st 7
5′ 8″or 1.73mno more than 82kgor 12st 13
5′ 9″or 1.75mno more than 84kgor 13st 5
5′ 10″or 1.78mno more than 87kgor 13st 10
5′ 11″or 1.80mno more than 89kgor 14st
6′ or moreor 1.83m or moreno more than 92kgor 14st 7 Max

Tel: 01948 841111

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