Free Fall Initiation | Accelerated Free Fall (QLA) Course
Free Fall Initiation
If you have already done a tandem jump and you want to open your parachute, or if you did not and still want to be you to command all operations but you still have some doubts if you want to take a full course, you have the possibility to do the Free Fall Initiation, which allows you to complete the theoretical part of the free fall course and the first jump.
The course includes:
- Theoretical Component: 6 hours
- 1 jump with 2 instructors
- Sports Insurance (for the day of the course)
- All the equipment for the day
- Video of the jump
All necessary equipment (parachute, suit, helmet, goggles, altimeter and radio) are provided by the school.
The jump contemplates radio (intercom) in order to assist the student during the landing.
Accelerated Free Fall
The Accelerated Free Fall (QLA) course is an introductory course to free fall practice, which provides the student all the tools to enjoy free fall flight in complete safety.
The course consists in:
- Theoretical class, which lasts between 6 to 8 hours
- 8 free fall jumps:
- The first 3 jumps assisted by 2 instructors
- From the 4th to 7th jump assisted by 1 instructor
- 8th solo jump
All necessary equipment (parachute, suit, helmet, goggles, altimeter and radio) are provided by the school. All the jumps have a specific training where the student is gradually taught the techniques of free fall so that at the end of the course the student is able to jump alone, that is, have total safety during the free fall, open the Your own parachute and land safely. All the jumps contemplate radio (intercom) in order to assist the student during the landing. A sports medical certificate and a specific insurance are paid paid to the Portuguese Parachuting Federation and are required, with the cost of 140€/annually.