Solo Jumpers

We Welcome Visitors At Headcorn From The UK And Abroad


We are open every day between the early part of April and the end of October.  Weekends we fly all day and you could expect to do 3-4 jumps on a good weather day. Weekdays are quieter and the level of activity will be dictated by how many jumpers we have here. 


We are open 6 days a week  until the end of October 2019.


Please aim to arrive at our opening times if you have not jumped at this centre before.


 Opening times are:


  • 8 am Weekends and Bank Holidays - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 9am
  • 9 am Wednesdays to Fridays - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 10am
  • 12pm Tuesdays (summertime only) - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 1pm
  • 12pm Monday 17th, and 24th June and 15th July and 5th August only - Headcorn Parachute Club scheduled flights start from 1pm


Please have the following documentation ready when you arrive:

BPA Members


  • BPA membership
  • BPA  Licence
  • Logbook (if you are current that makes things much easier for you and us)
  • BPA form 115E (self declaration of fitness).  You can also sign one on the day in the office.
  • Reserve inspection sheet and packing card if you have your own equipment.
  • We expect you to own at least your own altimeter and knife, everything else you can hire.


Foreign Visitors


  • Foreign Licence and current membership of the country that the licence is issued by
  • Logbook (if you are current that makes things much easier for you and us)
  • You must comply with the medical rules of your licensing country
  • Reserve packing card, if you have your own equipment. Repack due date to comply with your country's rules
  • We expect you to own at least your own altimeter and knife, everything else you can hire..


    

If you fall into one of the following categories, you will need some form of retraining.

You have trained elsewhere but are not yet qualified.
You trained here, are not yet qualified and have not jumped for two months.
You have a licence from this country or abroad have less than 100 jumps and have not jumped for two months.

A retrain must be booked in advance by calling 01622 891670 or emailing us at jump@headcorn.com


Costs


  • Temporary BPA membership is mandatory for oversea visitors, current price £17.94 for one month
  • £5 a day  membership fee. This is available for licenced skydivers only.
  • Full membership is £30  (mandatory for novice skydivers who require the services of instructors) 
  • Membership is free to anyone with 1,000 jumps plus
  • Kit hire is available for for licenced skydivers at £10 per jump please note we do not hire knives or altimeters
  • Repacks of Skydive Headcorn kit are £5 and made by any qualified packer
  • FS coaching is sometimes available and costs an extra £5 plus an additional flight ticket.
  • Coaching may also be available in other disciplines for an additional flight ticket with fees are paid directly to the coach.


 Flight Tickets


Please refer to our flight only ticket price list published by Headcorn Parachute Club.


Facilities


  • There is ample car-parking on the airfield plus room to park camper vans or camp. 
  • There is a large indoor packing area
  • There is basic bunk-bed accommodation and excellent showers and toilets. 
  • A cafeteria  is open at Headcorn Airfield during the day serving hot & cold food & drink. 
  • There are many pubs and restaurants locally