Unusual line of work brings rich reward

Airborne: Instructor Tom Gilmartin (with the sunglasses) with |passenger Alex Pocock.
Airborne: Instructor Tom Gilmartin (with the sunglasses) with |passenger Alex Pocock.

Mr Gilmartin and his team began taking off from Jandakot Airport for drops into Langley Park two weeks ago.

‘It’s a great privilege to take an almost complete stranger through their whole spectrum of emotions, from pure fear through to complete elation,’ Mr Gilmartin said.

‘Jumping out of planes is definitely not natural and so to be a part of someone’s experience as they overcome their fear, realise they’re actually perfectly safe and have just done something amazing is great to be a part of.’

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