Student Jumpers

A Guide to AFF

Accelerated FreeFall (or AFF) is a newer method of training student skydivers, aiming to encourage the development of freefall skills to allow rapid progression. AFF tends to be a faster way of qualifying than RAPs, allowing students to earn their

Summer Jump Courses

Come enjoy the beautiful weather with us! We’re running first jump courses throughout July and August to take advantage of the blue skies and sun. You can choose to train using either Accelerated FreeFall (AFF) or RAM Air Progression System

We’re moving to Dunkeswell!

White Beech99 at Dunkeswell

As of November 2013, Bristol University Skydiving Club will begin to relocate our home drop-zone to Dunkeswell Airfield (Skydive UK Ltd). The decision to move has not been an easy one, but the transfer will allow us to keep our

Submitting Achievements on the BCPA Website

BCPA Website

All skydiver ‘achievements’ should be submitted online to the BCPA website. This ensures that you can receive the recognition you deserve, and also ensures that we are correctly ‘ranked’ in the universities’ league. There is a long list of qualifying

A Guide to RAPS

The RAPS (‘Ram Air Progression┬áSystem’) static line course is the most popular (and affordable) way for students to learn to skydive. You will start with an intensive ground school course, before making your first ever solo parachute descent. From here,