Skydiving is one of many Air Sports you can enjoy in Ireland. Like all Air Sports, Skydiving has inherent risks associated. Following proper training and safety standards mitigate these risks and in this regard, Tandem Skydiving is the safest method of being introduced to Sport Skydiving. In Tandem Skydiving you are at all times under the immediate supervision of a qualified Tandem Instructor.
In this video you can enjoy Jay’s first flight at the Irish Parachute Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to the training of skydivers throughout Ireland. They offer full training from beginner level to advanced, and all moneys raised through the sale of their products goes back into maintaining and upgrading the facilities to ensure they are always kept to high standard. With the best custom built facilities in the country, they are the number one choice for skydiving enthusiasts and charities throughout Ireland.
The Tandem Skydive is for people who would like to experience the feeling of skydiving as a once-off thrill. After 20 minutes of training you are attached securely to a very experienced instructor who takes care of all the technical aspects of the skydive. The exit altitude is 3050m and after a freefall of 35 seconds at 200 km/h, the parachute is deployed at 1500m.
You will fly in the most modern skydiving aircraft and skydive with Ireland’s most experienced Skydiving Instructors who have the best flight safety record in the Ireland, who have a combined experience of over 100,000 Tandem Skydives. Safety is priority!
The Tandem Instructors has accomplished a high level of skill and competence and are able to teach you everything you need to know for the freefall and parachute navigation. During the skydive, you are securely attached to your Tandem Instructor, who guides every part of the high-speed Freefall, Parachute Flight Navigation and Landing. The instructor operates the technical aspects of the Tandem Parachute. You wear the specially designed Tandem Harness which securely attaches you to the Tandem Parachute System. The Tandem Parachute System is equipped with a number of safety devices. You are provided with all the equipment you need for your Tandem Skydive.
Tandem Skydiving and training under the immediate supervision of a qualified and experienced Tandem Skydiving Instructor, provides a one-to-one training method. It is the equivalent of taking flight lessons with a Flight Instructor. Tandem Skydiving is mandatory before going on a Solo Skydive.
After exiting the aircraft you will accelerate to a FreeFall speed of 200km/h in just 10 seconds!! Your FreeFalling will last for approx. 35 seconds. You will experience the Ultimate Rush of FreeFall Skydiving. Nothing on this earth can beat or come even close to this experience!
At approximately 1,525m the Tandem Instructor deploys the main parachute. Once the parachute is fully open everything will become quiet and you will experience a feeling of bliss and wonder. At this point you may assist with steering and navigating the parachute, relax and enjoy the silent and peaceful.
Tandem Skydiving is the ideal method of skydiving training that prepares you for this exciting sport.