Peterlee Parachute Centre
Peterlee Parachute Centre is located just outside of Peterlee, County Durham in the North East of England. Peterlee Parachute Centre is the only skydiving centre in the North East of England. Should you wish to do a Tandem Skydive, Static Line Parachute Jump or Accelerated FreeFall Course, you will not regret choosing this Drop Zone.
This is a very friendly Drop Zone with good facilities, excellent instructors and friendly regular skydivers. Facilities include a cafe, bar, outside seating etc. The bar is great for your friends and family that have come to watch your skydiving adventure, but remember if you are planning on skydiving you cannot have so much as a drop of alcohol. Once you have decided upon this being the right skydive centre for you, it is time for the tricky bit. Do you do a Tandem Jump or a Parachute jump? The key features of each jump are below - to help you decide.
Static Line Parachute Jump
KEY POINTS OF A STATIC LINE PARACHUTE JUMPMinimum of 6 hours of instruction.
All aspects of the jump covered from exiting the aircraft to making the perfect landing.
Solo jump from 3,500 ft closely supervised by expert instructors.
Parachute automatically opened by a static line securely attached to the aircraft.
Certificate issued upon completion of your parachute jump.
Can be used as a starting point to becoming a fully qualified skydiver.
KEY POINTS OF A TANDEM SKYDIVETraining and jump completed in one day.
Securely harnessed to an experienced instructor at all times during the plane ride and skydive.
Jump from at least 10,000 ft just like professional skydivers.
Freefall at speeds in excess of 120mph until you reach 5000 ft.
Steer the parachute yourself under the expert guidance of your instructor.
Landing controlled by your instructor.
Certificate issued upon completion of your skydive.
KEY POINTS OF AN ACCELERATED FREE FALL COURSEFast track course to becoming a qualified skydiver.
Structured course consisting of 8 levels.
First skydive from about 12,000ft.
Highly qualified instructors with you every step of the way.
Suitable for a complete beginner.