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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-30-03, 09:07 AM Thread Starter
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A question for those inclined Lads and Lasses,

At some stage this year (or next) I would like to jump out of a perfectly serviceable aeroplane.

Has anyone on the forums in NSW done a jump and if so where it was done, which company it was done with and how much.



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James .......why on earth would you want to jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane ?????????

I think they have these sorts of things up here running out of Coonabarabran. I can find out if you would like


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Re: Skydiving

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James .......why on earth would you want to jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane ?????????

Maybe he wants to see how it feels to travel faster than 96km/h!

As for places, I think there's one on the south-west outskirts of Sydney, out past Campbelltown. I remember seeing signs for it when I drove down to Wakefield and Melbourne.

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There are plenty near my house in Victoria if you want a casual drive. They also win heaps of world wide competitions so they must be good. I watched my Girlfriend jump out around 2 weeks ago. Very quick experience. She was a little white when she got to the ground but lol. The video footage of the jump was great and it looks like fun but still im hard to convince.

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Re: Skydiving

James .......why on earth would you want to jump out of a perfectly good aeroplane ?????????
when they make a perfectly good aeroplane, then we won't jump out of them....

I did mine a loooong tim ago, back in '96. Ours was actually organised through the RAAF Blue Eagles and a few mates rates went down.

We jumped at Elderslie up the other side of Newcastle, they were fabulous. Obviously in Sydney there is the blokes out at Picton ( i think ), but we never jumped there.

It's well worth the trip to Elderslie as they were the best bunch of blokes with no arrogance toward the newbies and a great culture.. plus you can't beat the view of the Hunter at 14,000 ft...

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