What You'll Get
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, which is why every time a human attempts to fly, a bird attempts to drive a stick shift. Engage in one of the primary mandates of physics with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $149 for a tandem skydive for one (up to a $235 value)
- $279 for a tandem skydive for two (up to a $470 value)
After about 30 minutes of training, a prop plane carries skydivers to about 2 miles above the earth for tandem jumps. Harnessed together, USPA-certified instructors and students depart from the airplane and freefall at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour. The parachute then opens, and dual controls guide divers as they take in scenic views and mouthfuls of mashed-potato clouds from more than 4,000 feet above the ground.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires May 24, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Reservations required, subject to weather conditions. 24-hr cancellation notice required or a $50 fee may apply. Must be 18 or older and in good health. 230lb weight max; extra $20 fee for persons over 210 lbs. Must sign waiver. Customers will receive voucher to be used another day if jump is cancelled due to weather conditions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Connecticut Parachutists, Inc
Since 1962, the experienced and USPA-certified instructors at Connecticut Parachutists, Inc have helped new and experienced skydivers foster a love for skydiving. Two miles above the plush green landing area, the professionals harness themselves to novice divers for tandem jumps, and then leap from the bellies of prop planes as spectators and envious penguins look on from an open landing area. The instructors can also help their students obtain skydiving certification, learn to perform accelerated free falls, and make solo dives.
In addition to training new cloud kickers, Connecticut Parachutists, Inc also accommodates seasoned skydivers with facilities for members. Their turbine Twin Otter elevates members for as many jumps as possible, and a clubhouse helps jumpers wind down with a shower and video debriefing area. The skydiving haven also plays host to special events such as jump nights and Q&As with famous parachutes.