UHB Charity Skydive

Come and join the hospital charity for a once in a lifetime experience, where you can step towards the ultimate daredevil thrill – the tandem skydive!


You will be securely attached to an experienced Tandem Instructor who takes charge of vital functions such as opening the parachute and landing safely. You will then fly to between 10,000-15,000 feet and exit the aircraft. The free-fall will take around 30 - 45 seconds before the parachute is deployed. In no time at all you will have reached the ground with a soft landing! You will also recieve a free charity hoodie of your choice at the end of the event.

The skydives take place at Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfield, Brackley, Northamptonshire.


Simply pick a date that suits you, purchase your deposit and then raise a minimum of £400 in sponsorship for your chosen hospital charity.

Once you've purchased your deposit, we will send you sponsorship forms and registration details, these must be completed in order to confirm your place.

If you are from a company/organisation that are interested in holding a team skydive we are able to cater for large group bookings too, great for team building, and we can allocate you your own private day. Have fun whilst raising for a cause that means a lot to you with our Corporate Skydives.

Jackie Rowland, a nurse at UHB decided to participate in memory of her friends who lost their life to cancer, and said: "It was one of the best and scariest experiences of my life! I absolutely loved the thrill of it all and was so happy to give something back to the amazing hospital that I work for, ensuring that the charity can continue to provide items above and beyond what the NHS can fund!'


- We advise that you arrive at your date for a 7:45 arrival. Please note that if you arrive late, you will be at the back of the queue and could have a long wait time. We recommend bringing a book or something to keep you occupied whilst you wait.

- If you or anyone you are jumping with is under 18, it will be required you complete a consent form that will need to be signed by a parent/guardian.

- The maximum weight limit is 15 stone (95kg). If you are over that weight, you will not be allowed to jump.

- If you have any medical concerns, we would strongly advise that you speak to a medical professional before booking your deposit. On the day of the skydive you will need to fill in a medical indemnity form, if you have any concerns, these must be acknowledged and approved via a letter from your GP detailing that you are safe to complete your skydive.

Deposits are non-refundable. 


If any of these dates do not work for you please get in touch with us at charities@uhb.nhs.uk and we see whether we can accomodate you on an alternative date. 

If you are a corporate who would like to sign up your team to get involved in this challenge please do get in touch by emailing charities@uhb.nhs.uk

Product Stock Price (incl. VAT) Qty
Saturday 15th June Skydive Entry Fee
In Stock £50.00
Saturday 17th August Skydive Entry Fee
In Stock £50.00
Saturday 21st September Skydive Entry Fee
In Stock £50.00

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