There are some restrictions for solo skydiving, these are outlined below:
|Course||Min Age||Max Age||British Skydiving Fitness form signed by a doctor||Max Weight||Body Mass Index|
|Accelerated Freefall (AFF)||16 with parental consent||55 (BS require training commences before 55th birthday)||If unable to agree to all health statements on 115C then 115D must be signed by Doctor.||15st / 95Kg||Must be within height:weight ratio|
The maximum acceptable weight for solo skydiving is 15 stone / 95kg fully clothed. As well as being under this overall weight limit –
All students must be within their recommended Body Mass Index (height:weight ratio)
The minimum height we can take customers on the AFF course is 5ft 2″ (158cm) regarding of your BMI ratio.
Please bear in mind that the full day of ground training does require students to be able to concentrate in a classroom environment for long periods of time as well as understand and apply basic principles. The written test section of the ground school is designed to highlight any elements that a student may not have fully understood so that the instructor can re-visit those areas. If you suffer from learning disabilities then please contact us in advance.
We regret that certain medical conditions may prevent you from taking part in a skydive. These include – epilepsy, some cardiovascular and neurological conditions, some forms of diabetes and recurring injuries such as dislocations. A full list with notes can be found on the back of the medical form. You can also contact the parachute centre on 01652 648837 if you have any questions.
You can download a copy of the British Skydiving Solo Student Declaration of Fitness form 115-C (above). If you need a medical form signing as a result of the conditions mention in Form 115-C above, then please fill out the following Form 115-D (above) and get your doctor to sign.
Skydive Hibaldstow is a British Skydiving affiliated dropzone and we demand the highest standards from our instructors and staff. Our primary concern is for your safety and we reserve the right to refuse training to anyone we suspect may be unsuitable.
All students weights and heights are checked on arrival.
Please also note that all solo training is assessed and only students who pass both the theory and practical elements of the ground training will be permitted to make a solo skydive.