solo jump

classroom-based session

The solo jump course is your 1st step into the arena of flight. You will learn the basics of flight and everything you will need for your return to Earth. It is a classroom-based session usually held on the evening before your jump.


Solo Jump From 3,500 feet

Ground School (Friday Evening 6:30 PM start)

Jump Day (Saturday 4 hrs to all day)

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Additional Solo Jump Information

A classroom-based session is usually held on the evening before your jump. You’ll be instructed on equipment, exiting the aircraft, body position, canopy control, safety procedures, and last but not least… how to land. After the course, there is a complete review of what you have learned. On jump day, we gear you up for your jump. Our course includes all the equipment needed for your jump. Coveralls, parachute rental, goggles, helmets, altimeter, and radio are all provided. Our expert staff will assist you in putting your gear on and go through a series of safety checks. A final review of the jump is done and you are on your way to the aircraft for your climb to altitude.

A first time student or solo jumper is taken to an altitude of 3,500 feet for their first jump. Your instructor will check your gear for the final time and you will exit the aircraft. You let go and fall away as your parachute opens above you. Your training as well as radio assistance from our ground crew guides you to a safe landing after a 3 to 5 minute parachute ride.

Our staff will then assist you in taking your gear off, talk about the highlights of your jump and if you so desire prepare you for your next jump.

All first jump students receive a logbook containing the details of their jump experience. Subsequent student jumps are $75. You will then progress through the GFF program.

Gradual Freefall Program

The Gradual Freefall program is used to progress to your SOLO certification where the other method is the Progressive Freefall program.

The GFF program represents a “gradual” transition to freefall skydiving.

Freefall Progression

(x2) IAD

Correct Arch, Stable Spread, Head Up, Eye Contact

(x2) IAD w/TPCT

Correct TPCT (throw away pilot chute toss) Sequence, Identify Hand Signal from IA, First Freefall briefing after Jump

(x1) 3 Sec Delay First Freefall

Correct Arch, Stable Spread, Head Up, awareness, Real Pilot Chute Toss, Minor Heading Drift OK

(x1) 5 Sec Delay First Freefall

Same as the previous level

(x1) 10 Sec Delay First Freefall

On Heading, Stop Turn if on starts, move to Box position > 4 seconds

(x2) 15 Sec Delay First Freefall

Observation Circle, Activation @ 3,500′, prove terminal velocity, altitude awareness with altimeter & task

(x2) 20 Sec Delay First Freefall

Start a Turn (90) and stop regular altimeter checks, hand wave off and deploy @ 3,500′, altitude awareness, smooth freefall

(x2) 30 Sec Delay First Freefall

Figure Eight – 180 deg/360 deg Turns

Solo Availability & Pricing

The first jump course includes your first jump. To progress, you will have to pay for each subsequent jump you perform. Prices are listed on our price schedule.

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Moose Jaw Municipal Airport
SK. Canada

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