The tandem jump is the preferred jump for a person that would like to make just one jump and enjoy the full thrill of freefalling on his/her first jump. A tandem jump is completed with the assistance of a Tandem Master. The student is securely connected to the front side of the Tandem Master for the entire  jump. The Tandem Master and student will exit the plane at an altitude of 14,500 feet. There is typically 60 seconds of freefall before the student will have the opportunity to deploy the parachute on his/her own. After deployment the student and Tandem Master will enjoy a lengthy canopy ride to the designated landing area.