Is Skydiving Safe?

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How safe is a Tandem Skydive? If you’re thinking about doing a tandem skydive you’ve probably wondered how risky it is? If you haven’t, you might be a little bit crazy. When putting your life into the hands of an instructor you’ve just met you might want to know about their company’s attitude to safety. Tandem Instructors All our Tandem Instructors at Skydive Langar are experienced … Read More

Does your first skydive have to be a Tandem?

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The most common start to a licenced skydiver’s journey is with a tandem skydive thinking it would be a one off then they end up loving it so much they go on to become licensed skydivers themselves. A Tandem Skydive is where you are harnessed to the front of a fully qualified tandem skydive instructor jumping from 14000ft. Experiencing adrenaline packed freefall reaching 120mph, followed by … Read More

Why should you skydive? 5 reasons that will make you want to leap out that plane!

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1. Skydiving is a bucket list favourite So, do you want to jump out a aeroplane? How many people do you know who have said their tandem skydive was “indescribable”, “lost for words”, “cant describe it”? Its a major bucket list contender that brings a feeling that you could never experience through videos, books or a blog. 2. Awesome instructors You are bound to be nervous, … Read More

Meet the Team – Gary “Swoop”

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Meet the Team - Gary - Tandem Skydive Instructor

How and when did you start jumping? RAPS at Halfpenny Green – 1993. Had wanted to jump since I was 10 and finally did when I had some money doing a summer job. Didn’t tell my folks until I got onto freefall. I came to Langar in 1994, after Halfpenny Green shut – Dean dispatched me on my cat 8 jump! How many jumps do you … Read More