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Event: Load Organizing Weekend

Skydive Dubai is excited to announce that our Desert Campus DZ will offer load organizing all day during the weekend of Friday, December 21, and Saturday, December 22.

We will be offering three load organizers each day: freefly, formation skydiving, and wing suit. If there is any other instructor available, we will inform you on the day. Everything will be organized in the morning, onsite.

There is no need to register or inform our manifest staff ahead of time. Please, if interested, just come to our Desert Campus DZ this weekend and let’s have some fun in the sky together.

In order for a skydiver to participate they must:

Cover the cost of their slot

Meet the criteria as shared in our licensed skydiver briefing.

    About Skydive Dubai

Since starting in 2010, Skydive Dubai has developed two of the world’s most sought-after skydiving locations. The Palm DZ, its premium location, is situated on Al Seyahi Street in Dubai Marina. The Desert Campus DZ is located just outside Dubai, on the Dubai-Al Ain road (E66). Both dropzones operate  to the highest safety standards under the regulations of the Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF).

Skydive Duba is haid for its extraordinary and innovative pursuit of excellence in aerial sports with multiple Guinness world-records to boot. Its roster of instructors is made up of some of 26 nationalities and some of the most experienced skydivers in the business.

A one-stop thrilling destination for skydivers, skydiving enthusiasts and curious passersby, Skydive Dubai offers experiences and memories that last a lifetime.

    Skydive Dubai’s Guinness World Records

– Skydive Dubai and Balloon Adventures UAE broke two official Guinness World Records in 2013 with most people to parachute jump from a balloon (40 skydivers) and simultaneously releasing the most skydivers at one time (25 skydivers).

– Skydive Dubai sponsored Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen break a new Guinness World Record in 2014 by for the highest base jump from above the pinnacle of the World’s Tallest Building.

– Skydive Dubai athlete Ernesto Gainza, with landing the world’s smallest parachute, a JVX 35 sq. foot canopy entered Skydive Dubai into Guinness World Records in 2014.

– Skydive Dubai set a Guinness World Records for the largest flag flown while skydiving (parachute jump) in 2018. The flag size was 4,885.65 sqm.

    Official Skydive Dubai Social Media

– Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/skydivedubai
– Desert Campus DZ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SkydiveDubaiDesertCampus/
– Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/skydivedubai
– Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/skydivedubai
– YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/skydivedubaivideo
– LinkedIn channel: http://www.linkedin.com/company/skydive-dubai
– Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/skydivedubai (skydivedubai)
– Weibo: https://www.weibo.com/skydivedubai
– Dianping: http://www.dianping.com/shop/112505033

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  • January 16, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s Desert Campus location will host DXBoogie from January 16 to 20, 2019.

    To register, skydivers…
    ➝ must be current
    ➝ are required to hold a valid license
    ➝ have a minimum of 100 logged jumps

    Learn more about our skydiving boogie and to register: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/keep-calm-its-time-to-dxboogie/

  • January 25, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s rating courses can take you from weekend warrior to professional skydiver.

    We are offering a coach rating course and it will take place from January 25 to 27.

    To gain a coach rating you must have a B license and a minimum of 100 skydives.

    We have shared extensive information about the Coach Course here: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/instructional-ratings-courses.html.

    To sign-up, stop in at the check-in desk at the DZ or contact us by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take Coach Course” option.

  • February 01, 2019

    During the month of February, the following will be our hours only at the Desert Campus DZ location:

    DZ opens at 8 am

    Manifest window opens at 8:30 am

    The first planeload goes up at 9 am

    As always all timings are weather permitting

    Thank you for coming to skydive with us at the Desert Campus DZ.

  • February 03, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s Desert Campus DZ will be closed on this day.

    We will be open on Monday, February 4, 2019, for the Chinese New Year eve.

  • February 04, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s Desert Campus DZ will be open on Monday, February 4, 2019, for the Chinese New Year eve.

  • February 21, 2019

    Skydive Dubai Desert Campus is running instructional courses for coach, AFF, and tandem ratings during the 2018–2019 skydiving season.

    If you’ve ever dreamed of working in skydiving this your chance to get your rating!

    Click here http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/tandem-instructor-courses.html to get in-depth information about the course.

    The next tandem instructor rating course will take place at the Desert Campus from February 21 to 24.

    (Actual class length is dependent on the number of students in the course and may be shorter than stated.)

    To gain a rating as a tandem instructor you must have a D licence.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact Skydive Dubai Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the Vector Sigma Tandem Certification Course” option.

    Note, start and stop time is an estimate. Your instructor will confirm timings once you are confirmed for the course.

  • March 12, 2019

    Live the dream and teach your passion! We will be offering the AFF instructor rating course on March 12 to 17.

    The AFF instructional rating course is for those who have held a coach rating for a minimum of 12 months, or who have at least 500 skydives using a ram-air canopy.

    Other requirements include, a C license, at least 6 hours logged freefall time and a copy of the Instructional Rating Manual (IRM), which can be downloaded for free from The United States Parachute Association’s website.

    The AFF instructor proficiency card – found in the IRM – must also be fully completed prior to the course date.

    For more information or to sign-up, contact the Desert Campus by logging on to skydivedubai.ae. Use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take the AFF Rating Course” option.

  • April 05, 2019

    Skydive Dubai’s rating courses can take you from weekend warrior to professional skydiver.

    We are offering a coach rating course and it will take place from April 5 to 7.

    To gain a coach rating you must have a B license and a minimum of 100 skydives.

    We have shared extensive information about the Coach Course here: http://www.skydivedubai.ae/school/instructional-ratings-courses.html.

    To sign-up, stop in at the check-in desk at the DZ or contact us by logging on to skydivedubai.ae, use the contact form on the Desert Campus briefing page, and choose the “I want to take Coach Course” option.

WHAT IS THE PROCESS TO BECOME A LICENSED SKYDIVER?

The first thing you need to do is take our Accelerated Free Fall Course (AFF). Afterwards you work towards you’re A (25 jumps), B (100 jumps), C (200 jumps) and D (500 jumps) license by fulfilling the requirements for each.