Get Your Monterey Bay Skydiving Solo License

You’re only seven skydives away from being a solo, licensed skydiver. Beyond that, you’ll be able to explore the limits of human flight. Precision flying, formation skydiving, vertical flying, wingsuit piloting and high-speed parachute flight are all possible. Once you get your Monterey skydiving license, you’ll be on your way to the perfect skydiving experience with Skydive Monterey Bay.

The Accelerated Freefall (AFF) Program

AFF is a seven level, in air, freefall-coaching program. It is the most progressive and safest way to become a skydiver and help you get your California skydiving license. Each level provides an opportunity to learn new freefall and canopy piloting skills that will help progress you to the ultimate goal of being a solo licensed skydiver.

Get Started Earning Your California Skydiving License Today

Our program will help you get your Monterey skydiving license as soon as possible. Learn about what each level of the AFF program entails below, and apply if you meet the prerequisites.

Level Overview Learning Objectives Instructors Cost
Pre Ground School
(Full Day)
  • Equipment Orientation
  • Freefall Position
  • Main Canopy Deployment
  • Canopy Piloting Skills
  • Landing Training
  • Emergency Procedures
1 $1670
1 Parachute Deployment
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Practice Deployments
  • Stable Canopy Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
2
2 Forward Movement
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Practice Deployments
  • Forward Movement
  • Team Turns
  • Stable Canopy Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
2
3 Release Jump
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Stable Freefall – Released
  • Stable Canopy Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
2
4 Linked Exit
  • Stable Unlinked Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Solo Turns
  • Stable Canopy Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
1
5 Unlinked Exit
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Unlinked Solo Turns
  • Freefall Aerobatics
  • Stable Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
1
6 Tracking
  • Assisted Spotting/Jump Run
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Tracking
  • Instability Recovery
  • Break Off Procedures
  • Stable Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
1
7 Graduation to Solo Status
  • Stable Exit
  • Altitude Awareness
  • Break Off Procedures
  • Stable Canopy Deployment
  • Landing Pattern
1

Prerequisites: