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Army Parachute Jump at TANKFEST

Lightning Bolts Parachute Display Team opens Afternoon Displays

4th June 2019

The Tank Museum is excited to announce that the afternoon displays at TANKFEST 2019 will be opened by the Army Parachute Display Team, the Lightning Bolts! 

At an altitude of 8000ft, each member will exit the aircraft followed by a smoke trail. After created a star formation in the sky, they will open their parachutes and land in the arena. 

See them by purchasing TANKFEST Sunday tickets here

Parachute Jump Raffle

Would you like to experience the ultimate thrill of a lifetime by falling from 13,000 feet with an Army Parachute Display Team? The Lightning Bolts will take you from 0 to 120 miles per hour in this ‘money can’t buy’ prize, guaranteed to leave you with a grin from ear to ear. 

Raffle tickets £5 - buy here 

Jump can be booked Wed and Fri afternoons, Sat and Sun all day, Apr – Oct (this year or next). The raffle will be drawn on the 3rd of July 2019 and the winner will be contacted directly. 
Location: The jump will be conducted at the Army Parachute Association, Netheravon, SP4 9RY
Age and medical: Min age 16, no upper age, but must be able to sign a declaration of fitness to parachute jump, read here, and be strong enough to lift one’s own legs up to waist height on landing.  They can sign the declaration on the day of the tandem as long as they are generally fit and healthy.  If they have health problems, they will need to have a doctor sign them off as fit to jump, we can give them that form.
Weight: Must be less than 16 stone or 102kg.
Weather: Although the team will make every effort to conduct the tandem, if the weather is unsuitable, an alternative date will be arranged between the winner and the team.

Please Note: When buying raffle tickets, customers will not receive a hard copy of their tickets. Instead they will be sent an email and reference number confirming their purchase.  

Tank Museum Terms & Conditions: Online ticket sales will close at 12pm on 2nd of July. Prizes are only transferable at the discretion of The Tank Museum. By entering the draw, you are consenting to receive communications from The Tank Museum. Standard terms and conditions apply. Promoted by Richard Smith, The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. Registered with Purbeck District Council in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005.