Jump and live! Skydiving in Irving, Texas

When last did you do something for the first time?

 

Jump and live! Skydiving in Irving, Texas

When last did you do something for the first time?

Are you curious about skydiving?

It’s hard to explain – that thrill of falling and floating at the same time, the feeling of time passing but standing still. The rushing wind and the awesome views are something you have to experience for yourself. One of our great instructors will be there for you during every adrenaline-filled moment of your tandem skydive. We’ll even bring a videocam along so you can show everybody how awesome you are afterward. Been there, done that, still want more? Take up further training with us and earn your ticket to a free-falling, fun-loving skydiving lifestyle with your A certificate. A Gift Certificate from Parachuting.com is the perfect way to include your friends in the adventure – and it beats socks or soap-on-a-rope any day. Have you ever heard anyone say they didn’t enjoy their skydiving experience? Neither have we. Go for it with Parachuting.com in Irving. It’s mind-blowing fun!


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Tandem Skydiving


Can you handle the thrill of plummeting towards earth at 120mph from thousands of feet above the ground? We bet you can, and you’ll want to do it again! Discover the big skies over Texas with our awesome instructors. We have shown hundreds of rookies the ropes on scenic tandem skydives in Irving. Safety, great value, and unforgettable memories are our thing at Parachuting com. Check out what it’s all about here.

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Tandem Skydiving


Can you handle the thrill of plummeting towards earth at 120mph from thousands of feet above the ground? We bet you can, and you’ll want to do it again! Discover the big skies over Texas with our awesome instructors. We have shown hundreds of rookies the ropes on scenic tandem skydives in Irving. Safety, great value, and unforgettable memories are our thing at Parachuting com. Check out what it’s all about here.

Go Tandem Skydiving Today!


Skydiving Academy


Are you already hooked on skydiving and eager to learn more? Look no further than Parachuting.com. We will show you the way to achieving the freedom offered by an A Certificate. We have experienced FAA certified instructors to take you through all the steps needed to get you there. Our comprehensive training includes both Accelerated Free Fall and Static Line Progression classes. Reach for your skydiving dreams with us in Irving, Texas.

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Skydiving Academy


Are you already hooked on skydiving and eager to learn more? Look no further than Parachuting.com. We will show you the way to achieving the freedom offered by an A Certificate. We have experienced FAA certified instructors to take you through all the steps needed to get you there. Our comprehensive training includes both Accelerated Free Fall and Static Line Progression classes. Reach for your skydiving dreams with us in Irving, Texas.

Start Your Training Now


Parachuting Gift Certificates


Wanna be an awesome friend? One call is all it takes. A Gift Certificate for a Tandem Skydive from Parachuting.com in Irving is an unforgettable way to spoil someone you care about. Forget the tedious searching for something unique and memorable for that special someone – you won’t find it in any mall. Give your friend a chance to discover the exciting world of skydiving with one of our Gift Certificates! They’ll be so impressed.

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Parachuting Gifts


Wanna be an awesome friend? One call is all it takes. A Gift Certificate for a Tandem Skydive from Parachuting.com in Irving is an unforgettable way to spoil someone you care about. Forget the tedious searching for something unique and memorable for that special someone – you won’t find it in any mall. Give your friend a chance to discover the exciting world of skydiving with one of our Gift Certificates! They’ll be so impressed.

Purchase a Parachuting Gift Certificate

To discover our full range of skydiving services – Call 469-706-0530!

See another side of Irving with Parachuting.com


Explore our playground of the skies on a Tandem Skydive over Irving, Texas. Go for a trail ride; check out the mustangs at Las Colinas; enjoy lunch at a local steakhouse and then enjoy the biggest thrill of all. A sunrise skydive watching the sun setting over the skyline is the perfect end to an awesome day in Irving. Irving is known for its historic buildings and as the one-time home of the Dallas Cowboys, but you’ll find better things to remember about this Texas city when you skydive with us. See the cityscape resting in the curved horizon of the vast sky, lights starting to glimmer in the twilight. Look to the vast prairies beyond. Let your imagination take you to those vast undisturbed places, as you spiral earthward into a warm Texas night full of promise.

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Irving Texas Tandem Parachuting

Tandem skydiving is the way to go!


Leaping from an airplane thousands of feet above sea level is a big deal. Even if you are safely attached to a fully qualified dive instructor.

Here’s how it works

Arrive early, your family and friends will want a good seat. Your designated FAA certified Skydive Instructor will show you a video about what to expect and give you all the basic training you need to enjoy your adventure. Next, you’ll be kitted out in cool gear such as:

  • Goggles
  • 4-clip Passenger Harness to fasten you to your Instructor at the shoulders and hips.
  • Your Main Parachute.
  • A Drogue chute to make up for those extra pounds – 2 people weigh more than one and you want to descend slow enough to see the sights.
  • A Reserve Chute with Automatic Activation Device (AAD) – it’s the law in case of a (never happens) emergency.

After the obligatory selfie with your instructor and the plane – it’s go time. The instructor will hop on board the plane and so will you. Up and up you go until you reach about 10,000 ft. Above Ground Level (AGL). Your instructor will clip on to you and both of you will shift up towards the back of the plane above the back wheel. On cue – you will leap out of the plane and into another dimension. At first, you will panic a little (okay, maybe a lot) but with your instructor in control, you will soon realize it’s okay. Even with the crazy rushing wind, it’s more like floating than falling – hard to believe you are traveling at about 120mph. All too soon, the chute unfurls with a bump and you will wind down to earth, elated and amazed, landing about 6 minutes later. You did it!

What makes our drop zones the best ever?

From the moment you chat to a service consultant about your booking, you will feel right at home with us. Our friendly, professional and charismatic pilots, packers, videographers and FAA certified instructors look forward to making your skydiving adventure unforgettable. All our facilities, kit and aircraft are in immaculate condition, assuring you of safety and comfort during your tandem skydiving or more advanced training sessions. Things can get busy at our popular venue during peak weekend times and sunset skydives – but with 7 days a week to choose from, you are sure to find a time slot that meets your needs. You are welcome to bring your own snacks along, although we usually have refreshments for sale. Give us a call beforehand to check on the catering arrangements just in case. At Parachuting.com in Irving we make sure you get all you expect from your big day out.

But wait! There’s more

Your friends and family are welcome to tag along. They will find our seating areas comfy and welcoming and can enjoy a picnic or a soda while they wait. Remember to bring your camera so they can take some epic shots of your performance. Although a camera isn’t allowed with you during your skydive, our professional videography or Go-Pro packages provide all the footage you need, from start to finish and up close. If you decide that you want more – our training courses are perfect for you. We offer Advanced Free Fall or Static Line Progression training to get you on your way to earning your A license and enjoying many hours of skydiving fun all over the USA! Are you puzzling over an awesome gift for someone special? Surprise them with a Gift Certificate for a Tandem Skydive!

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Taking Skydiving Indoors

If there’s one thing that can put a damper on a skydiver’s day, it’s bad weather. That’s why die-hard enthusiasts decided to take it indoors. Indoor skydiving or bodyflight takes place in a wind tunnel which blows air upward in a huge tube. Thanks to a whole lot of complicated math this rushing air is adjusted to create the same effect on your body as jumping into thin air out of a plane. While the views and the rush can never compare with the real thing – the fun is real and bodyflight is a great way to keep in practice when skies are gray.

Indoor skydiving has been around since 1964 when Jack Tiffany tried it out at an air force base in Ohio. Since then it has become a recognized sport with regular competitions including a World Cup of Indoor Skydiving. Several Olympic Games ceremonies have featured bodyflight shows by professional troupes of ‘air acrobats. Using their arms and legs to control their movements, these artists perform amazingly accurate formations and contortions during their shows. Their techniques are similar to those of formation skydivers except they are able to operate much more closely in this controlled environment.

Some professional athletes, such as skiers, practice bodyflight techniques to give them more lift; and you don’t need any special skills to try it out. Even young children can fly in a wind tunnel with their parents’ permission.

Looking for a sunny day Tandem Skydive? Call 469-706-0530 today!


Solo Parachuting Academy in Irving, TX

Getting high with AFF or SL Training


Take a flying start to fun, or even a new career, with our professional skydiving training.

Our instruction is:
Undertaken by Federal Aviation Administration certified skydive instructors and is very flexible. At the Skydiving Academy, we will prepare you for earning your A license. With this, you can jump pretty much wherever and whenever you want, within the USPA’s Basic Safety requirements (BSRs).

Step one is taking your Accelerated Free Fall (AFF) course or Static Line Progression (SL) training which makes you eligible for the Integrated Student Program (ISP).

Accelerated Free Fall:
If ‘the sooner, the better’ is the way you operate, this 7-stage training course is for you. It is possible to do your first free fall at level 3, after just 7 hours of training. How awesome is that? Your first exhilarating jump is done with two instructors by your side, guiding you in a Harness Hold as you glide through the air. You get to deploy your own chute after about 50 seconds, or if you are too wrapped up in the moment, they will remind you when its time and help if necessary. After that, you jump out of an airplane at the end of each section to show that you have mastered the ground training.

Static Line Progression (S/L):

S/L progression takes a little longer.

How SLP training works:

  • 4 – 5 hour ground coaching
  • First jump at 3,000 feet AGL. You exit the plane, but remain attached to it via a line. As you fall to earth, this line automatically opens your canopy after about 3 minutes.
  • 15-minute sessions alternating between instruction and jumps, until you’ve mastered 2 SL jumps
  • Chute deployment lesson
  • 3 more S/L jumps, with a ‘dummy’ ripcord
  • Free falls:
    ○ 1st jump – chute deploys as you exit the plane
    ○ 2nd jump – chute deploys after a ‘10 second delay’
    ○ Increasingly higher and longer falls

When you have aced all the levels, you can join the ISP, log your 25 jumps, get your A license and even go for further FAA certifications!

Danger in the skies

Paratroopers are what gave skydivers the idea. These military personnel were first used during World War II to go where no man had gone before. They were able to drop down in areas behind enemy lines or in remote locations which would normally be inaccessible. This type of ‘forced entry’ was very effective to get troops into war zones quickly and effectively and they had great success in seizing strategic points like airfields and bridges.

Interestingly, paratroopers usually make use of circular parachutes which can only be steered to a small degree with four straps (risers). This is to prevent troops from being spaced too far apart when they land. Training to become a paratrooper is intense. Don’t even think about signing up unless you can do 48 sit ups, 48 press ups, and a 1.5 mile run in under 10 minutes. The 28-week course consists mainly of running – through mud, water, harsh terrain and over obstacles, combat training, parachute training – and more running. Only the toughest and most determined soldiers make it through.

Despite the advances of modern warfare, many countries still train and maintain paratrooper forces just in case. There’s something about a tough soldier with a parachute that a machine just can’t replicate.

 

It all starts with skydiving training – Call 469-706-0530!

Parachuting.com Irving Tandem Parachuting Gifts

Gift Solutions with Parachuting.com


Don’t be boring, give your daredevil friends a Gift Certificate for a Tandem Skydive or AFF level 1 training. It is the ultimate birthday, anniversary or holiday surprise! Give your friends a chance to celebrate life on their special occasion with a unique rush. Help them make memories to last as they rocket towards earth at 120 mph. The gentle twirling canopy ride that follows is a scenic treat with panoramic views of the Texas countryside.

You can even add a videography package to the deal so they can relive the thrill whenever they want to.
Here’s why our gift certificates are the ultimate choice:

  • Flexible – you can easily transfer them to another venue or person with one call.
  • Convenient – Your friends have up to 2 years to redeem their certificate.
  • Impressive – They are sure to excite even that friend who ‘has everything’
  • Easy – call us any day to book

Impressed yet? Your friend sure will be when you hand them a Gift Certificate from Parachuting.com. You could even join them for the occasion and both face your fears together – it’s the best way to bond. A skydiving Gift Certificate is often a life-changing experience for anyone lucky enough to receive one. You could set your friend on the road to a lifetime of exhilarating airborne experiences, or even a new career. Now that’s what friends are for.

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We have multiple options to treat your loved one with a parachuting gift! They are good for any occasion and are available to purchase online! Not only are they good in the Irving area, but they can redeem theirs at any of our nationwide affiliates!

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Call 469-706-0530 – good friends give skydiving gift certificates!

Parachuting.com Irving Videos and Imagery

Re-living the excitement over and over


Your tandem skydiving experience is going to be one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do. It’s all over so quickly though. Our videography packages are just the thing for reminding yourself how awesome you are afterward. Besides, your friends aren’t going to believe you did it! Get proof – take a cameraman along with you. You can’t take your own photographs while on your skydive, but one of our expert Camera Skydivers can. For safety’s sake, the USPA won’t allow anyone with under 200 hours of experience to take a camera on a skydive – so you can be sure our guys are pro’s.

Choose from one of the awesome packages below:

Feel like a celebrity with your own professional skydiving videographer to film your daring moves. They will even interview you before take-off and after you land. Their amazing experience and skills make sure they don’t miss a second of your epic performance. They will even go ahead and film your landing. Alternatively, your skydiving instructor can film the whole thing from a GoPro/ Handycam during your skydive.

After you land, chill out in our drop zone while your video is edited and transferred onto a CD along with some still shots for you to keep.

Armed with rock-solid evidence of your steely nerves, you can impress your friends at home and on social media with your antics. The still shots look great in a frame on your desk or anywhere else that everyone can see them.

Shooting on the fly


Becoming a Camera Flyer must seem like the ideal job if you love both skydiving and photography. It must be a thrill to record people’s excitement and achievements every day. Being a Camera Flyer is a demanding job and these amazing artists have worked hard to reach the heights that they have.

For starters, don’t even think about taking a camera up into the air with you until you have accumulated at least 200 hours of skydiving experience. Then you can only think about honing your skills to the level where you can successfully capture people falling from the sky at 120mph.

Next, you need specific camera equipment designed for the job and more practice mastering how it works while you are falling through the sky at 120mph. While you are up there, you also have unique factors to consider. For starters, the wind is something else at 14,000 ft AGL and the sun never seems to play along. You only have one chance to get it right and the average skydive is only a few minutes long.

As soon as you land, you have to edit the footage into something that the client will love – while they are waiting. Now that’s impressive! Spare a thought for the amazing skill of the Camera Flyer while watching the video of your skydive.

A video package makes your skydive extra awesome!
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You know what to do next

Get in touch with Parachuting.com, Irving and find out for yourself how awesome skydiving really is. Our expert friendly service representatives are waiting for your call and our great jump instructors and pilots can’t wait to show you how to fulfill your skydiving dreams. Any questions and inquiries are welcome and we are committed to providing you with unforgettable service and great memories. We would love to help you pick the perfect time for a tandem skydive or choose the perfect videography package. We can set you on track towards further training or help you arrange an amazing surprise for a friend. Thank you for finding out more about our awesome sport. We can’t wait to meet you at our great drop zone at Irving in Texas.

Parachuting.com Irving proudly services the Irving area, which includes these nearby cities:
Grand Prairie, TX – Euless, TX – Farmers Branch, TX – Dallas, TX – University Park, TX – Highland Park, TX – Carrollton, TX – Coppell, TX – Arlington, TX – Grapevine, TX – Duncanville, TX – Bedford, TX – Addison, TX – Colleyville, TX – Hurst, TX

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