Skydive K-State

Your Midwest Tandem and First Jump Skydiving Instructional Facility.

Mission: The KSU Parachute Club (Skydive K-State) is a non-profit university and community organization established to foster and encourage sport parachuting at Kansas State University. KSUPC provides training, equipment, and supervision to students, faculty, staff, and community members interested in sport parachuting and/or participation in local, regional, and national sport parachuting competition.

Hourly Weather Forecast for 38.91N 97.22W

We are closed today, April 27th, for very high wind gusts. (38 mph)

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A little parachute action there. :)

The Kansas Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation announces the Kansas winners of the 2019 International Aviation Art Contest. The theme for this year’s contest was “My Dream to Fly.” The art contest is designed to challenge young people to illustrate the importance of aviation through art. Artists ages 6 to 17 were eligible to submit art that celebrates the adventure and excitement of aviation.

The first-place winner in each age group receives a prize package from the Kansas Commission on Aerospace Education (KCAE), which includes a drone and a tablet among other prizes.

“This is an opportunity to demonstrate the impact of aviation in a fun and interactive way and to foster a new generation of aviators,” said Lindsey Dreiling, Deputy Director of KDOT Aviation and President of KCAE.

2019 Kansas winners are:

1st Place:
• Abilene Zhang, Christ Lutheran School, Overland Park
• Brittney Gillespie, Mulvane Middle School, Mulvane
• LeeAnn Skinner, Lawrence Virtual School, Topeka

2nd Place:
• Kaylen Foss, Derby Middle School, Derby
• Trinity Bayliff, Mulvane Middle School, Mulvane
• Isaiah Doherty, Haven Grade School, Haven

3rd Place:
• Ashlee Taylor, Burrton High School, Burrton
• Abraham Zhang, Christ Lutheran School, Overland Park
• Liam McLoughlin, O’Loughlin Elementary, Hays

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Static Line Signup | Skydive K-State

First Jump Course this weekend:

https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/march-22-19/

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Spring can't come soon enough

Check out our favorite sport featured on Popular Mechanics!

[01/12/19]   On Friday, January 25th, Skydive K-State will be having it's annual membership meeting. The purpose will be to hold board member elections and other business. All members are invited and encouraged to attend. The meeting will take place at 7pm at 400 Highland Ridge Dr(John Lill's residence), Manhattan, Ks.

Representing KSTATE from Z-hills!!!!!

80 something degrees today.....

Blue Skies to Bush Sr. 1924 - 2018

Nice days are starting to dwindle but today was a good one! Congrats to Reagan and Phil(not pictured) on their anniversary celebration jumps!

Stacy and Susan getting ready to jump, SOLO!

We had our 3K Day event today which was postponed from last Saturday. We flew 38 loads to include getting Trisha and Tracey up on their tandems! Perfect day for jumping!

[10/12/18]   Come join us for 3K Day and an open house. Wheels up at 7:45am tomorrow. Jumps from 3,500ft all day long.

[10/06/18]   Our open house and 3K Day are postponed until next weekend due to low clouds and T-storms. Come out and see us on the 13th!

[09/28/18]   Closed Saturday, Sept 29th for low clouds. Stay tuned for Sunday.

[09/21/18]   Weather is looking good for jumping this weekend. Just a reminder, if you are a new student, you are always welcome to come out, no appointment needed. Please respond to our pole on the club's group page so we know what to expect. And bring your logbooks!! Blue Skies!

A shot from earlier today as the first load went up. So far, 27 students have made their first solo skydive. Two more, and then we'll make a few 2nd jumps too.

Can't ask for a better day to skydive! First jumpers taking to the sky!

Practicing exits. Huge solo first jump course tonight.

560 is looking foward to taking jumpers to altitude this weekend. Students, coaches and instructors are available Saturday to help you with your progression. Get your jumps in early then root on the wildcats in the evening! What more could you ask for!

Come check us out if you can and ask about our recruitment specials! Any true Freshman or resident of Dickinson/Saline County who takes our first jump course this semester gets their 2nd jump on us!

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Static Line Courses | Skydive K-State

There are still spots in this weekend's First Jump Course! Sign up here: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/

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We have slots open for tandems tomorrow in which the weather looks great! Go to SKYDIVEKSTATE.COM to sign up!

skydivekstate.com Skydive K-State is the official parachute club of Kansas State University. We offer tandem skydives, solo static line training, and professional exhibition jumps. Open to all (not just students), we are a club-oriented dropzone serving Abilene, Salina, Manhattan, Topeka, and the surrounding area. Al...

A little sunset canopy dance above campus

Jenny flying her canopy above campus last Tuesday

This gal just made her first solo freefall skydive Saturday!! Congrats Angela! Way to go!!

Congrats to Matt and Kylie on their tandem skydives today! Thanks for jumping with us!

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Tandem Jump - August 11/12 | Skydive K-State

Tandem slots available this weekend! Sign up here: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/tandem/aug-11-2018/

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Flag jump!

One of the shots from last night. Jesse and John holding a Powercat flag in freefall.

It's go time!

[08/07/18]   We're jumping into campus tonight from 6pm till sunset!
Baseball fields north of the Rec complex. Planning on 3 or 4 loads. Hoping to get some good footage for K-State Marketing.

Pam Boller Skydives!

Check out Casey's skydive from Saturday afternoon. Perfect July day for jumping!

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Tom Cruise Forces James Corden to Skydive

After taking some shots at Tom Cruise doing his own stunts and skydives in "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," Tom takes James to the California desert to show ...

We're recruiting KSU students for the team. Your goal is to get licensed this Fall, and you can compete with us in toasty warm Arizona this December. The first jump course is the first step.

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Alta Vista woman achieves longtime dream of skydiving

themercury.com Sometimes Margaret Wyatt wishes she was a bird.

[07/08/18]   Open at 9:30. Gary is flying and will get there at 10. We have one tandem and are taking walk-ins. Otherwise, this looks to be a day for fun jumping. For any students who can make it out, you can probably get quite a few jumps in today.

Check out Amiee's jump from today!

We had a great day today and tomorrow's weather looks just as good. If your tandem or first jump has been postponed due to weather come on out tomorrow. We have no tandems scheduled but Bill will be available for walk ins and multiple instructors available for first and returning students. Open around 9am. Come help fill loads and make our pilot happy!

Some of our tandems students today!!

[07/06/18]   Doors open Saturday at 8:30am. The weather looks beautiful. Let's jump!

Control Tower

Nicely done 👌✌️🤙

While jumping, team member Logan Donovan's inherent nerdiness is normally restricted to over-analyzing turns and pouring over FlySight data. Well, on this jump she went a bit further... by having a James Russell hand her a Rubik's Cube in the middle of an XRW jump! Think she can solve it while flying 80+mph under her Peregrine? Check out the video and find out!

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First jump course dates here: https://skydivekstate.com/signup/static-line/

Margaret's Skydive

Outside video from Margeret's skydive. Happy birthday!

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All we are saying.. is Give Peace a Chance!
P3 Power Play 2018, at Skydive Perris by Craig OBrien

Margaret Wyatt getting ready to skydive! July 2nd she turns 84! The jump went great!

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Flag jump!
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Supervan Weekend Promo
The Lazy Skydiver
Marissa's Tandem Skydive - March 18th, 2017
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Abilene, KS
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