How many deaths wingsuit flying?

How many deaths wingsuit flying?

Between 1981 to 2012, 50 people died flying in wingsuits, and 80 people died when their parachutes failed to open. The fatality rate for all skydiving sports combined is approximately 1 death per 100,000 jumps. For wingsuit flying the death rate rises to approximately 1 death per 500 jumps.

How much do sponsored skydivers make?

The average Skydiving Instructors salary in California is $53,894 as of October 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $49,330 and $59,431.

How much does it cost to be a wingsuit flyer?


A-Licence $3,199
B-License $1,550
C-License $4000-$9000
First Flight Course $350-$500
First Jump BASE Course $1000-$1500

How much does skydiving license cost?

In order to solo skydive, you’ll need to get a formal license, specifically the “A” license from the United States Parachute Association (USPA). Pursuing a solo skydiving license takes time, effort, and money. Generally, you can expect to spend more than $3,000 to get your first-level, “A” skydiving license.

How much do parachutes cost?

Cost of New and Used Skydiving Equipment

Parachute Container $2500-$5500 $1200-$3000
Reserve Parachute $1450-$1800 $800-$1250
Main Parachute $2200-$2500 $900-$1900
AAD $1000-$1200 $650-$850

Can you buy a wingsuit?

The full line of Wingsuits from TonySuits is available at Rock Sky Market! Let our sales staff help you choose and customize your next (or first ) wingsuit! Please contact us today at [email protected] or 1-815-786-4560.

How much does it cost to get a BASE jump?

Although the ground presents the most fatal risk in any jump, hitting objects while falling, such as trees, the BASE object itself, and even bird-strikes can be a problem for Jumpers. You can expect to pay around about £80 for both torso and leg armour.

How much does it cost to get a wingsuit?

A wingsuit typically cost’s between $1,000-$2000USD new, depending upon the type and options added. You also need a parachute system to land your wingsuit, a complete rig will run in the neighborhood of $8,000, also depending upon what is selected and optional add-on’s.

What kind of suits do Base Jumpers wear?

BASE Jumping has also spawned the even more risky sport of Winguit Flying, also known as Proximity Flying. This is where Jumpers use specially adapted squirrel suits to control their descent from the BASE object, flying close to the ground as it rushes beneath them at in excess of 200mph.

How much does a BASE jumping canopies cost?

A new seven cell ram-air set-up will generally cost between £1,500 and £2,000. Second hand canopies are available. However, given how integral a parachute is to survival when BASE Jumping, we recommend purchasing one from a well established, reputable retailer.