A tandem skydive is an amazing experience which allows you to jump out of a plane securely attached to a very experienced skydiving instructor and enjoy a thrill like no other! Join us on Sunday 15 May 2022 and feel the freedom of flying whilst raising funds for your local children's hospice. 

Costs:

  • Registration Fee: £50.00 
  • Minimum Sponsorship: £500.00 (not including Gift Aid)

Multiple Bookings 

For multiple bookings, please submit one person only per booking so we can capture all your details. This is only a temporary measure and we apologise for any inconvenience. 

Event Key Details
Sunday 15 May 2022 - 08:00 to 17:00
Headcorn Aerodrome, Ashford, TN27 9HX
Registration Fee: £50 Minimum Sponsorship: £500 (not including Gift Aid)
All participants must be over the age of 16.

In order to register, you must be at least 16 years old, there is no upper age limit. For all jumps you must weigh no more than 86kg (13.5 stone) when fully clothed. The weight limit is however in proportion to your height so if you are unsure please contact us.

The principal medical restrictions for all jumps are diabetes, epilepsy, fits, recurrent blackouts, heart or lung disease, mental illness and some cases of asthma but if you are in any doubt please contact us for further information. All jumpers are required to sign a medical form before their jump declaring their fitness to take part.

If you require any further information about this event, then please contact the events team on eventbookings@demelza.org.uk or 0300 365 3653. 

Event FAQs

All participants will receive:

- Dedicated support from the Events Team to help with all of your fundraising queries

- A Demelza t-shirt to wear during your jump

- An opportunity to visit either the Kent or Southeast London hospice to see where your fundraising goes.


We try and get you all to jump on the same day so we can give you the best Team Demelza experience!

However, skydives are run at Headcorn Aerodrome throughout the year, therefore if you are unable to make this date, please contact the events team to organise an alternative date that suits. 


For safety reasons, you must weigh no more than 86kg (13.5 stone) when fully clothed. The weight limit is however in proportion to your height so if you are unsure please contact us.

You must be able to walk to the aircraft, climb a ladder into it and lift your legs straight out in front of you when suspended in a harness. 

Everyone will be asked to sign BS form 115A Tandem Student Parachutist Medical Information and Declaration before the jump. 


Please note skydives can only take place in the following suitable weather conditions:

  • The wind must be less than 20kts (24mph)
  • Cloud must not restrict our view of the landing area from the aircraft
  • Visibility must be at least 5km

If the weather does not allow the jump to take place on your booked day, the events team will arrange with you when a next available date is.