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Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Skydiving Plane

February 13, 2020 1:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Skydiving Plane

Here’s a behin-the-scenes look at the skydiving airplanes used right here at Skydive Perris, from Skyvans and Twin Otters to Douglas DC9s.


Dan the Manifest Man

February 6, 2020 12:48 pm Published by Comments Off on Dan the Manifest Man

In 1995, shortly after moving back to Perris, California, Dan arrived at the Perris Valley Airport in a three-piece suit,... View Article


How Parachutes Work

January 27, 2020 10:05 am Published by Comments Off on How Parachutes Work

If you’ve ever thought about jumping out of a perfectly good airplane and you’re the type who likes to know... View Article


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How Scary is Skydiving, Really?

December 4, 2019 10:40 am Published by Comments Off on How Scary is Skydiving, Really?

We help take the fear out of skydiving. Some reasons why you might be scared, and how to get over those fears.


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Is Indoor Skydiving Like the Real Thing?

November 27, 2019 8:30 am Published by Comments Off on Is Indoor Skydiving Like the Real Thing?

Often individuals who regularly skydive use the wind tunnel to hone and refine their body flight skills and improve their performance on skydives because of the increased amount of freefall time, but many aspects of the skydiving experience simply cannot be replicated.


Skydiving Hall of Fame Recap

November 7, 2019 8:06 am Published by Comments Off on Skydiving Hall of Fame Recap

It’s not uncommon to arrive at the dropzone and feel immense energy – planes turning hot, the packing mats full... View Article


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The Language of Skydiving

November 1, 2019 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on The Language of Skydiving

If you’re a newer skydiver, there’s a good chance you feel like you’re learning a new language. Are we right?... View Article


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