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Is Tandem Skydiving Safe?

How safe is skydiving? It’s one of the first questions you ask as a first-time tandem skydiver, and rightly so--after all, the idea of stepping out the door of a plane in the air is more than a little daunting. Will you really make it back to the ground in one (happy) piece? Here we [...]

By |January 10th, 2017|First Time Skydiving, Safety Articles|

The Flying Shoebox

A Brief History of the SkyVan In 2016, we had a special visitor at Perris: the original designer of The Short SC-7 Skyvan. Nicknamed the "Flying Shoebox” for its idiosyncratically rectangular airframe, this 22-seat, twin-turboprop aircraft was manufactured by Short Brothers of Belfast, Northern Ireland. The Skyvan is seldom publicly seen, but we love them [...]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Skydiving, Skydiving Aircraft|

People of Perris: Josh Colby

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive?  September 9th, 2003, Denver Skydivers in Brush Colorado, my dad wanted me to stop riding dirt bikes and hurting myself all of the time so he took me skydiving. My first jump was a tandem with a guy named Jonny Guru out of a [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|People Of Perris|

3 Reasons Skydiving Makes the Perfect Gift

We have two questions for you. These two questions will magically solve your holiday gift-giving quandaries. Ready? Here are the questions. How many adventure-loving humans do you have in your life? How many of those folks are over the age of 18? That solution to that simple word problem equals the number of tandem skydiving [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Skydiving|

What Defines Us As A Skydiving Community

There’s a good reason why we’ve chosen to spend our lives with people who are deeply involved in the skydiving community. In all honesty, they’re the most fantastic people we’ve ever met. This incredible sport brings people together in both its soaring highs and in its tragedies, making us appreciate life that much more on [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Skydiving|

Best Place to Skydive in Southern California

For skydiving, Southern California is the mecca. Year-round great weather and a super-keen community have made SoCal one of the world’s most historic skydiving regions—in fact, around half a century of skydiving history lives right here on the West coast. There are lots of Southern California dropzones sprinkled around here to take advantage of the [...]

By |December 9th, 2016|Skydiving|

Skydive Perris Hosts Annual “Shop with a Cop” Event

On Saturday, December 3, 2016, Skydive Perris and Perris Indoor Skydiving partnered with the Menifee and Perris Police Departments to kick off the annual "Shop with a Cop" event. The annual event is an opportunity to spread Christmas cheer, assist children in need and deepen the connection between local law enforcement and the Perris community. [...]

By |December 7th, 2016|Community Events, Perris CA|

The Greatest Gamers Jump with the Greatest Skydivers

Last month, Skydive Perris was thrilled to introduce the members of Team SoloMid, North America's best gaming squad, to the world of skydiving! Watch Red Bull Air Force member and world renowned skydiver  Jon DeVore  prepare the team of professional gamers to step outside their comfort zone and experienced the freedom of flight!

By |December 5th, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Indoor Skydiving, Skydiving|

Introducing The Ultimate Flight Experience

2 Free Falls for the Price of 1 Skydive Perris is proud to offer a special promotion unlike any we've ever offered! Introducing the Ultimate Flight Experience - Indoor skydiving and a 12,500 ft. tandem skydive at the incredible price of $179. That's two free falls for less than the price of 1! The Details [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|First Time Skydiving, Skydiving|

People of Perris: Grace Katz

When, where, why and how did you make your first skydive? In 2008 I was invited to do indoor skydiving at Skydive Perris. After flying for 2 minutes (which is standard for the first time flyer) I asked for 2 more minutes and then 2 more.   That day I flew a total of 14 minutes. [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|People Of Perris|