How to use a parachute in GTA 5

Don't fall without one.

Grand Theft Auto 5 lets you do a wide variety of activities, either in single-player or multiplayer. Regardless of what you enjoy doing, flying is always a fun activity. However, it has the risk of falling to your death, so you should always pack a parachute. This may leave you wondering where to get a parachute and how to use it in GTA 5.

How to get a parachute in GTA 5

First, you will need to get a parachute. These can be found in multiple ways, but the most reliable and easiest is to simply purchase one. This guarantees you will have one whether you jump off a high point or from an aerial vehicle. Here is how to get a parachute in GTA 5.

  • Purchase at Ammu-Nation
  • Find on top of tall buildings.
  • Get one after jumping out of an airplane or helicopter.

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How to open a parachute in GTA 5

Once you are in freefall, you will need to open the parachute or take fall damage, possibly dying. Make sure you are at a high enough height that it can properly activate. Here is how to activate a parachute in GTA 5.

  • PC: F Key
  • Xbox: A Button
  • PlayStation: X Button

How to land with a parachute in GTA 5

Just because you've opened a parachute doesn't mean you can safely descend. If you crash into something, your parachute can break, and you will freefall to the ground. You also should hold LB/RB on Xbox, L1/R1 on PlayStation, and Shift on PC when landing. This will allow you to properly land and not crash into the ground on your face.

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