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The AFF School

The Airfield | Shotton Colliery, Peterlee DH6 2NH, England
+44 7427 794283
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Amazing experience

I did a tandem skydive here yesterday to raise money for Mind. There was some doubt as to whether... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tracey D
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
A tandem jump for the pleasure of it.

Turned up at the airfield and was booked onto the course. Booked much earlier in the year and... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Gary L
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Durham, United Kingdom
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A professional Skydiving school taking you on a real supervised free fall on your first jump.
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The Airfield | Shotton Colliery, Peterlee DH6 2NH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did a tandem skydive here yesterday to raise money for Mind. There was some doubt as to whether the jump would go ahead due to the weather. The staff kept us informed of the situation and were helpful and supportive throughout. The information that...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Turned up at the airfield and was booked onto the course. Booked much earlier in the year and thought the weather would be okay at the beginning of May. It was a breezy day but all looked fine. We then went into the classroom for...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Took 13 students to do a solo jump for charity and all loved it. One even went up again it was so good. Training was outstanding and to top it off, the staff then went from 15000 on a tandem. Great atmosphere, staff are superb,...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I had bought a tandem skydive for my wife's birthday and when we arrived for her jump, i was surprised to discover that she had also arranged for me to complete a tandem skydive as well!! Luckily I have always wanted to complete a skydive....More

Thank Matt G
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I work for a charity Daisy Chain and was doing the Skydive to help fundraise. This was planned so long ago but Saturday came around really quickly (too quickly). My instructor was really friendly, had a fabulous sense of humour and his professionalism made me...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing , one of the best experiences of my life. My boyfriend booked himself and I for a tandem skydive. It was our first jump and I was so nervous. My instructor Dave was absolutely amazing he talked me through everything and made me feel...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience. Very friendly instructors. Excellent equipment all included at a very reasonable price.

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Brian D, Owner at The AFF School, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you and welcome to skydiving.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I did a tandem jump from 15,000 feet this morning with Robbie (the matrix) what an experience, This was my second visit after it was too cloudy a week and a half ago, I couldn't fault the centre or any of their staff, brilliant people...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

When my husband bought me a voucher for a tandem skydive I was amazed but had such a busy year I almost forgot about it. Four days before it expired I suddenly remembered it and rang the centre then it was all systems go. Two...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Doing the jump with my dad was the best experience ever, and my instructor Simon was very friendly and he talked me through everything that will happen, and gave me a mini tour guide from an air view of the North East. The whole experience...More

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If you call the office at Skydive Academy on 01915171234 we will be able to explain how it works regarding fundraising for charities, and tell you the availability for tandem skydiving.
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