Ten years ago, parachute jumps in Russia were only available to athletes and paratroopers.
The usual people had to study for a long time, comprehending the theory for months, and wait in the corridors of hospitals to get a coveted certificate with the admission to the airfield.
Today the situation has changed, and skydiving has become a massively popular extreme entertainment.
So, here are a few places where you can make your first jump in Moscow.
Top 5 places where you can jump with a parachute in Moscow
1) Tushino airfield.
From the advantages of this place it is possible to note a rather convenient location, new high-quality equipment, experienced instructors. You will need a medical certificate and a health certificate.
In case of unimportant well-being or bad weather, the jump is allowed to be postponed, but not later than 3 days after the pre-hop preparation.
A jump from a height of 1000 meters is madeDirectly on the day of preparation. It starts at 9-12 hours and takes about 3 hours. In principle, this is the simplest kind of jump, since the beginner will only need to land - the instructor will push him out of the plane, and the dome of the parachute will open itself.
In tandem, you can jump from a height of 4000 meters, which will cost much more at a price. But when tandem jump, you can order video or photo shooting of your first flight.
Tushino airfield is located on VolokolamskHighway, house 88, building 1. To visit you should get to the metro station "Tushinskaya", then get off the last car and turn left. On the surface it is necessary to pass along the iron fence to the building of the National Aeroclub, which operates from 9 to 18 hours from Wednesday to Sunday.
2) Egorievsky flying club.
Of the advantages of this place is worth noting the opportunity to celebrate the jump, stay overnight at a local hotel. Of the disadvantages - an uncomfortable location, as well as high prices.
Here they propose to jump to beginners from 900 meters,And in tandem - from 4000 meters. Video shooting is paid additionally. In addition, people who weigh more than 90 kilograms will have to pay a certain amount for every 10 kilograms of weight.
First you need to get by train or busTo Yegoryevsk. After that, take the local bus, which goes to Shuvoe, to the stop called "Kostylevo-2". Then follow the signs for walking.
3) Aeroclub Volosovo.
Advantages - reasonable prices, cafes, own hotel. Disadvantages - lack of video shooting services and tandem jump, turn in the summer.
Here parachute jumps are held on weekends,Without prior agreement. Groups for take-off are typed rather quickly. Jumping in the summer is held until 19 hours, but you should plan your time taking into account that the instruction will take at least 3 hours.
Get to the flying club "Volosovo" shouldBus number 458, which goes from the subway "South" to Serpukhov. You can also get from the Kursk railway station by train to the station "Chekhov", then drive to the destination by bus number 21.
4) The Second Moscow Aeroclub.
Advantages - the lack of crowds, quality equipment, hotel, the ability to ride an airplane. Disadvantages - lack of video shooting and tandem jump.
This aeroclub accepts guests only forHolidays and weekends, from 09 to 18 hours. Instruction begins at 10 am and takes 3 hours. The last group is created at 15 o'clock. Arrivals later will have to stay until the next morning at the hotel or arrive on another day. You can get there from Kursk railway station to Pakhomovo station. After that, you have to walk along the signs for another 1 kilometer on foot.
5) Droopzon "Pushchino".
Advantages - low prices, the ability to jumpWith a parachute on weekdays, admire the jumping of sky acrobats. Disadvantages - it's difficult to get by public transport, you can not make your first jump yourself.
This flying club operates from 10 am, withThursday to Sunday. The first jump can be made only in tandem. Subsequent jumps (with the mandatory availability of a certificate) can already be performed independently. Rent a parachute for each jump is paid separately. You can get from the metro station "Yuzhnaya" by bus No. 359 and by bus Moscow-Puschino.
Required package of documents for the first jump
You should have a passport or other document proving your identity (driving license, passport).
It is necessary to have minors with youNotarized permission from the parents. It should be drafted in free form, indicating the passport data of one of the parents and his signature.
Some aeroclubs require a certificate from the therapistThe absence of contraindications. However, in most aeroclubs, a physical examination is carried out on the day of the jump directly on the territory of the aerodrome. Obtained from a staff doctor aeroclub document may be enough to make a jump.
An experienced parachutist is required to have with himThe evidence that confirms the previous jumps. For the athlete you need a standard set of documents: VLK, license, parachute book, passport for the system.