Our Accelerated Freefall (AFF) program trains students to become independent skydivers and is the starting point for earning a skydiving license. Our Accelerated Freefall (AFF) program trains students to become independent skydivers and is the starting point for earning a skydiving license.
Formation skydiving (belly) Formation skydiving is probably the type you're most used to seeing. This is where we fall in a belly-to-earth position (as you do on a tandem skydive) and create shapes - or formations - by holding on to one another's arms and legs. Formation skydiving (FS) is what most people learn to do straight after AFF.
Freeflying is a skydiving discipline which began in the late 1980s, involving freefalling in various vertical orientations, as opposed to the traditional "belly-to-earth" orientation. The discipline is known to have originated when Olav Zipser began experimenting with non-traditional forms of bodyflight.
Tandem skydiving isn’t just for the young and robust. Irene O’Shea spent her 100th birthday by becoming the oldest woman to jump in South Australia, Tandem skydiving at 12,000 feet. It wasn’t just for the thrill: she did it to raise money for research into Motor Neurone Disease, which took her daughter’s life in 2008.
Players can switch to and operate a wingsuit at any time, and complete challenges for wingsuiting. In "YOLO", an episode of The Simpsons, Homer and his childhood pen pal Eduardo go skydiving in wingsuits so he can fulfill his dream of flying like his hero, Rocky the Flying Squirrel.