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Same Tandem Skydiving Center location since 1979. All jumps from our 22-jumper airplane (shown below) from 13,500'. Freefall a minute followed by a 5-6 minute parachute ride. We Skydive Year 'round!

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Tandem Skydive in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC
During a tandem skydive, a student skydiver is attached to a certified USPA tandem instructor by a harness.  While attached to your instructor, together you will exit the plane, descend in freefall, and pilot a single canopy to the ground.

For most people who want a one-time skydiving experience, a tandem skydive is the method to choose.  Twenty minutes before your jump, you will be introduced to your tandem instructor who will outfit you with all the necessary gear.  You will also meet your videographer if applicable.

Tandem Skydive in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC

On the 15-20 minute ride to altitude, your tandem instructor will connect your harnesses together. You will exit the plane, experience up to a minute of freefall, and then you or your instructor will deploy the parachute.  Once your parachute is open, you can help to fly it, or leave the flying to your instructor.  It is up to you!
 
Note: If you decide that you want to proceed to learn to skydive on your own, you can use this skydive as one of the 25 required to get a skydiving license.  Let your instructor know that this is a possibility.


Each person making a skydive MUST bring a government-issued identification to jump and be at least 18 years of age; NO EXCEPTIONS!

Schedule your jump from the highest altitude from the biggest jump plane from the Northern Virginia/Washington DC's only skydiving center operating at the same location for over 33 years!

 

Skydive Tandem

Tandem skydive in Northern Virginia, Virginia, Gift certificates for one-day first tandem jumps
The best introduction to skydiving is tandem because it is like learning to fly with an instructor every step of the way. Your jump can either be a joy ride with your instructor taking care of almost everything, or if you like we can make it more of a learning jump, teaching you to watch your altimeter, pull the handle just behind your right hip at 5,500', and flying the parachute with your instructor. Hundreds of Northern Virginia, VA residents have made their first skydive at Orange with out USPA rated tandem instructors, using our state-of-the-art parachute systems. We pride ourselves on the caliber of tandem instructors and videographers who will be jumping with you from the best jump plane at the best skydiving facilities near Northern Virginia, VA.

AFF Skydive certification

Learn to skydive Northern Virginia Virginia, USA!
Repeat jumps can be in the Accelerated Freefall (AFF) training program, which can lead to getting your "A" license. Completing the 25-jump AFF training program certifies you as having the basic certification that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to jump unsupervised. Then you can keep jumping and adding skydiving skills till you are qualified to learn wingsuit jumps, base jumps, tracking, enter the various forms of competition- our skydiving professionals can mentor you on your way whatever your skydiving goals are.

 

 

Licensed Skydivers

Licensed skydivers from Northern Virginia, Virginia, skydiving year 'round
Licensed skydivers need only bring their logbooks and USPA licenses to sign in and hop on a plane, ride to 13,500' and do almost whatever they like once out the door! We plan to jump year round Saturdays and Sundays, most Federal Holidays, and usually Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays Mid April through November. Weekday jumps are usually $5 cheaper for licensed skydivers.