Keen to give skydiving a proper go? Then it's time to look at static line.
Static line is a perfect introduction to skydiving for those who are feeling a bit more brave (or maybe just prefer being in control)! For many, static line is the first step towards becoming a fully-licensed skydiver, but for others it's an amazing experience that can be shared with mates over a weekend!
A static line parachute jump (which isn't technically skydiving, but we won't tell anyone), involves clipping your parachute to the plane (with a steel cable) and jumping out from around 4,000ft. The cable pulls your parachute open as you jump away from the aircraft, meaning within 4 seconds your parachute is inflated above you, and you're free to take in the world beneath you as you enjoy flying your canopy around the skies!
The course - which runs over two days - starts with a classroom lesson on how to exit the plane, how to fly your canopy and (importantly!) how to land. From here you will move into simulators for the afternoon - putting into practice what you've learnt - before sitting a quick 20 minute exam. Depending on the time of year, you'll either have the chance to jump that afternoon, or (more commonly) you'll have an evening to relax and absorb what you've learnt, ready to put it into practice the next morning!
First Jump Courses are a great place to make new friends - or have some fun with old ones - and (depending on your boyfriend/girlfriend/husband/wife) a great date you're unlikely to forget! Skydive Langar perform more static line jumps than just about any other skydive school in the country, so you're in safe hands, and a great environment to learn more about the world of sport skydiving.
Depending on how you find your first jump, the first jump course can start you on your journey to becoming a licensed skydiver - additional jumps can be purchased at the drop zone (costing £40 per jump), and within 5 more jumps you could find yourself losing the static line and progressing to freefall!
If you already know you want to continue, we recommend you consider the First Jump Course - 6 Jump Package.