Skydiving is an activity that requires as safe as possible approach, even if you are very current. So if you get frustrated waiting for available load or required altitude, you should visit DZ Boro. All our jumps are performed at 4200 meters. A vast primary landing zone and a plethora of reserve ones make any type of Solo, Freefly, Bigway or Wingsuit jumps as smoothly as possible. Need to brush up your skills in any of them? We’ve got experienced instructors for you.
Typically, skydiving in Kyiv and Ukraine is excessively bureaucratized. We do not require our certified skydivers to submit any medical certificates, just a valid certificate of insurance would be enough, which can also be obtained on site.
Wingsuit flying is one of the most fascinating jumps in skydiving. For your special benefit, we have a wingsuit school at DZ Boro, running the first flight courses (200+ jumps required), advanced coaching, training for GPS performance competitions. More experienced flyers can participate in organized bigway flocks. We have a decent stock of wingsuits available for rent. You can also be consulted on custom tailoring.
Freefly is a freefalling at higher speeds and in a non-standard Belly-To-Earth position: Head Down, Back Flying, Sit or Stand Flying. Experienced freeflyers would say that it is also a special lifestyle.
More recently, freefly becomes a very popular discipline in the world. And DZ Boro keeps up with that trend: at our school, the coolest Ukrainian freeflyers offer back-to-back jumps as well as various FF formations.
Relative Work / Formation Skydiving
A very special skydiving event where multiple skydivers (from 2-way to 16-way) build formations in freefall and change them. This skydiving discipline refers to the sportiest one, as the formation skydiving competitions are regularly held on dropzones all around the world. Wanna build formations together? DZ Boro instructors will help the licensed jumpers to make their first 2-way move and advance further on in formation skydiving in Kyiv.
Swoop is one of the most extreme skydiving disciplines when the jumpers go in for canopy piloting on a high speed flyby over the land or water. It is done not high in the sky, but very close to the ground. Therefore the licensed jumpers are strictly forbidden to “learn from the mistakes of others” and introduce swoop elements in piloting under no supervision of experienced instructors. Canopy piloting courses for groups and individuals are available on a regular basis on DZ Boro. We are proud to be the one and only dropzone in Ukraine with a full-sized swoop pond!
- Government-issued photo ID for new-comers
- Valid Membership (may be paid on site)
- Logbook with signed entries verifying parachute jumps
- Skydiving License (if any)
- Rig documents
- Certificate of Insurance
We aim to make sky-jumping at DZ Boro as safe and orderly as possible for all participants, regardless of what you jump: bigways, freefly, swoop or wingsuit. That is why we kindly ask you to follow these simple rules:
We do not require any medical certificates. The paperwork is kept to a minimum.
Early in the season, DZ Boro jumpers should fill out a form and get a jump approval which number and date is entered in a logbook. Jumpers from other skydiving centers should fill out a form on arrival to DZ Boro annually. In the form, they should mention a Jump Approval number/date, as well as the issuing organization. All data should be in sync with logbook entries.
The beginners with more than a six-week interval between jumps can get DZ Boro Jump Approval only upon a check jump with an instructor. A valid Certificate of Insurance is mandatory to jump at DZ Boro. Owners of own parachute systems should present proper documents for their gear.
Only rigs with working, after scheduled maintenance AAD are allowed. AAD must be turned on for each jump. All your gear (main canopy class/size, wingsuit size or jumpsuit configuration) must be airworthy, meet your skill level, number of jumps and set tasks. We require the rigs documents to be properly filled out: stating the date of manufacture and list of all components and reserve parachute last repack date).
Jumps with unairworthy rigs, without helmet or altimeter are strictly forbidden.
Manifest and Payment
Every new day at DZ Boro starts with medical fitness checkup, filling in the task table and ground-based training record book. Plane load planning is done at manifest.
To get placed on load, you must pay for one or several jumps at once. Your deposit does not have an expiration date and takes no account of season. You can pay in any way convenient for you: in cash or plastic, via terminal on aerodrome.
To participate in bigways, the RW organizer submits list of jumpers on manifest, but each jumper pays individually, unless otherwise specified.
Bigway load schedule can be further agreed upon with DZ executives.
It is own responsibility of a skydiver to check the rigs, gadgets and jumpsuit. Plan your jump on the ground (individually, with your team or instructor), do your ground training and never change your jump plan on a check line and all the more in the plane. Your safety depends on it. Do not overstep your limits without additional training. And don't try new canopy piloting skills when the weather is getting worse.
Beginner jumpers with under 50 jumps must plan their jumps with instructor, and do emergency procedures drills at the beginning of each jump day.
It is forbidden to remove helmet, move on board, try to close the window blinds (or do any other maintenance) during takeoff and ascending to 300 meters. Better spend that time for gear checkup: make sure your audible is ON, altimeter measures altitude, and helmet is fastened. Do not jump if any fault is detected.
In an in-flight emergency, follow the standard rules, where the main one stating that the pilot is the principal on board, and his requirements must be fulfilled implicitly.
Landing and safety
Deployment altitude at our airfield should be no less than 800 meters, cutaway at 600m.
There is a vast primary landing zone (LZ) and a plethora of reserve ones at DZ Boro. Take the time before jump to study the dropzone map, learn where the obstacles are, watch how other jumpers do their approach and landing. Follow the DZO instruction on the approach pattern (left or right hand). During certain wind directions and speeds, some structures at DZ Boro can be a wide turbulence hazard.
It's forbidden to fly over hangar or airplane parking lot on approach. By doing so, you might force yourself to land on limited space or even obstacle.
Unless absolutely (!) necessary, it is forbidden to land on instructor area or fly over it under canopy below 400 meters to avoid collision with high-performance canopies. A comfortable LZ for skydivers is between the blades and the runway.
When planning your approach, it is necessary to cross the runway at altitude no less than 300 meters. If you are forced to land on the runway, grab you chute and vacate the runway immediately.
At DZ Boro, the landing priority is shown by the direction arrow, not by the windsock. Hook turns more than 90 degrees are forbidden below 100 meters. Respect your fellow jumpers, do not spiral after opening, do not cut in ahead of anyone during landing.
The jump begins at the manifest, and ends when you take you gear off in the hanger.
General Rules of Behavior
Be circumspective at all times at the airfield, do not cross the LZ when jumpers are landing. Do not step on the canopy lines in packing area, respect the work of your packers. Any incident or situation should be handled with DZ staff.
Your first jump at DZ Boro is like the first love, it will always stay in your heart!
Come Jump Fly!