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Skydive Dubai and Breitling take to the skies

Skydive Dubai and aviation and chronograph pioneers, Breitling, have taken to the emirate’s skies together in a stunning short film that marks six months since the launch of their exclusive partnership.

In the new video, the iconic Breitling Wingwalkers are joined by the Skydive Dubai Wingsuit team, Skydive Dubai Swoop team, Skydive Dubai Canopy team and the Skydive Dubai flag jumpers to perform a series of loops, rolls and swoops in unison over the Dubai skyline.

Bringing together all these aerobatic and aero sport experts, while proving to be a challenging feat, demonstrates the passion for aviation and adventure shared by both Breitling and Skydive Dubai. Since the birth of the partnership in December 2015, the brands have been using their combined expertise in aviation, aero sports and adrenaline-fuelled activities, to create unique experiences in the skies for thrill seekers both living and visiting the UAE.

H.E. Nasser Al Neyadi, Chairman of Skydive Dubai, said: “We have been cultivating and growing our Skydive Dubai offering since 2010, and we now provide the best skydiving experience in the world. This strategic partnership with Breitling provides further expansion that mirrors the Dubai Vision; adding a new perception to the aviation industry in general and aero sports in particular.”

Speaking about the partnership, Aed Adwan, Breitling Middle East, said: “Breitling has been sharing their conquests of the skies for 100 years, and this passion for aviation and adventure is something that the great team at Skydive Dubai shares with us. Through the collaboration of our brands, we look forward to reaching even more aviation milestones and providing unique experiences for adrenaline enthusiasts that are second to none.”

From the creation of cockpit chronographs and building on its reputation for precision and sturdiness in the 1930s, Breitling continues to perpetuate the authentic and privileged ties with aviation by cooperating with the world’s elite aviators. In addition to the Breitling Wingwalkers, the world’s only aerobatic formation wingwalking team, several exceptional teams fly the firm’s colours, including the famous Breitling Jet Team with its spectacular precision aerobatics. The brand is also associated with many of the greatest airshows on the planet, such as the Red Bull Air Race, in which its own team competes under its colours, and supports the restoration of the legendary aircraft the Breitling Super Constellation, the last remaining flightworthy “Super Connie” in the world.

About Skydive Dubai

Skydive Dubai, with one of the world’s premier skydiving locations, is located in the heart of Dubai city. Skydive Dubai operates in two locations; The Palm Drop Zone, which has as area size of 260,000 and runway size of 60m x 700m, and Desert Campus Drop Zone, which is one of the largest training centers in the world with a runway big enough to support a C-130 Military Transport aircraft. Skydive Dubai offers tandem jumps, training for athletes and courses for beginners and experienced skydivers. Both drop zones observe the highest standards in safety under the regulations of The International Air Sport Federation (FAI). All instructors are fully accredited by the United States Parachute Association (USPA) and The Emirates Aerosports Federation (EAF).

About Breitling

A specialist of technical watches, Breitling has played a crucial role in the development of the wrist chronograph and is a leader in this complication. The firm has shared all the finest moments in the conquest of the skies thanks to its sturdy, reliable and high-performance instruments. One of the world’s only major watch brands to equip all its models with chronometer-certified movements, the ultimate token of precision, Breitling is also one of the rare companies to produce its own mechanical chronograph movements, entirely developed and manufactured in its own workshops. This family business is also one of the last remaining independent Swiss watch brands.

 

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  • 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.