Events Challenge events Tandem Skydive with the Army Parachute Team An experience of a lifetime awaits! Feel completely secure in the hands of the Army Parachute Association and raise money for Wessex Heartbeat! Registration is now open for our 2019 Tandem Skydive, this year in conjunction with the Army parachute team. You can register for one of two dates this Summer to fit your needs: Saturday, 22 June 2019 (Booking Deadline End of May) Sunday, 14 July 2019 (Booking Deadline End of June) All jumps are to a high altitude of approx. 13,500ft consisting of approx. 40-45 seconds free fall and 5 minutes under canopy (parachute); where the student is connected to the instructor by a specially designed harness. Jumpers will get to meet their tandem instructor ahead of the jump and spend at least 30 minutes with them on the flight line before jumping. The instructors will ensure that you are look after from start to finish and that you are made to feel as comfortable as possible. Cost: The entire experience will cost you £200, including a £50 reservation fee to secure your place. You will also be required to raise a minimum of £200 for the event, all of which will go directly to Wessex Heartbeat. You can set up your fundraising page here. Booking Restrictions: Maximum weight for a tandem is 16 stone or 101 kgs Age: The minimum age for skydiving is 16, but up until 18 you will require parental consent. There is no upper age limit for the event, although being 40 or over will result in you needing to sign a Tandem Declaration of Medical Fitness (this can be self certified). Netheravon is the largest Drop Zone in Europe and spectators are right on the edge of the landing area, watching everything at close quarters. There will be a cafe on site, serving hot and cold drinks/food throughout the day; and there will be video opportunities available from ground to air and back again - £125. Reserve your place below, or gather more information by visiting the Netheravon FAQs or ringing Wessex Heartbeat on 023 8070 6095. Wessex Heartbeat (general fund) Your support is your future. We are truly grateful for any donations made to Wessex Heartbeat. Any donation related queries, please contact 023 8070 6095. Find out more Booking for this event has now closed.