Frequently Asked Questions

Answers To Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

  • Chevron down Where are you located?
  • Gravity Powered Sports is located at the Tri-State Airport in Angola IN. In addition to being closely located to Ft. Wayne, we are within easy driving distance from Chicago, South Bend, Toledo, and Indianapolis. Check out our contact page for more info!

  • Chevron down What should I wear?
  • Wear clothing appropriate for the outside temperature. During hot summer months, wear shorts, t-shirt, and tennis shoes. During the cooler spring and fall months, we advise you to dress in layers. Jeans and boots are not recommended.

  • Chevron down How long does it take?
  • If you are doing the IAD first jump, plan on a full day. If you are doing a tandem skydive, plan to spend at least half a day.

  • Chevron down Can my friends and family watch?
  • Spectators are welcome. Due to the hazardous nature of an airport, children must be closely supervised at all times.

  • Chevron down How do I make a reservation and how much does it cost?
  • Check out our reservation page for options and prices!

  • Chevron down Are there any age or weight restrictions?
  • You must be at least 18 years old and weigh no more than 235 pounds.

  • Chevron down What do I need to bring with me?
  • We provide all of the equipment needed to make a skydive. Since you will spend half to a whole day with us, you are welcome to bring along snacks or lunch. Several fast food restaurants are nearby, and a campground with a store is just across the road.

  • Chevron down How many jumps do I need before I can do solo free fall?
  • Each student progresses at his/her own pace. Typically five IAD jumps are needed before your first solo deployment.

  • Chevron down What options are available for my first jump?
  • You can make your first skydive tandem attached to the instructor or you can choose to jump solo Instructor Assisted Deployment (IAD). Both methods are equally safe and both offer a very rewarding experience!

  • Chevron down Gift Certificates
  • Purchase a skydive gift certificate for that thrill-seeking friend or family member. Gift certificates can be purchased for a first jump (tandem or IAD) as well as for any desired dollar amount. Skydiving certificates are a great way to celebrate holidays, anniversaries, birthdays, and graduations.