Arguably the most important part of a skydive is the landing. A tandem skydive consists of 3 parts: Free Fall, Parachute Ride and Landing. The landing area is a designated spot at the Danielson Airport where skydivers can land their parachutes.
There are picnic tables and chairs set up next to the landing area for spectators to sit and watch as parachutes come soaring by. Your family and friends are more than welcome to join in your exciting adventure. They will be able to sit with you while you go through your tandem skydive orientation class, watch you get geared up for your skydive and see the airplane take off! They will also have front row seats watching you land your parachute!
Hot tip: Prepare your family and friends that skydiving is a weather related activity and delays are possible. Bringing little children with to the skydiving center can sometimes be hard on them when we are experiencing delays!
The landing area is the designated spot called a 'drop zone' and is specifically designed for incoming parachutes. We have several different types of skydivers that will be landing their parachutes: