It is a sport of jumping where the jumper maneuvers in free fall from an aircraft and is falling through the air before deploying a parachute. This means that a free fall occurs when a person jumps out of an aircraft. In other words – to plunge (dive) into the sky, reaching a significant speed.

Skydiver’s “free fall” after reaching terminal velocity produces the sensation of the body’s weight being supported on a cushion of air.

Skydiving is a popular adventure sport, it also has applications in different fields, in the military for example, when troops are required to land at specific sites after jumping out of an aircraft.

The term “free fall skydiving” is commonly used to describe this case in everyday speech and in the skydiving community.