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NOW FLYING IN AUSTIN

AUSTIN, Texas, January 14, 2013—iFLY announces today that its newest indoor skydiving location in Austin, Texas, is ready to commence flight operations.  iFLY Austin is the first indoor skydiving facility to open in Texas and features the world’s most advanced …

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SKYVENTURE AWARDED YUMA PROVING GROUNDS WIND TUNNEL CONTRACT

AUSTIN, Texas, July 31, 2012—SkyVenture, the world’s largest and most advanced manufacturer of vertical wind tunnels for indoor skydiving, announced today it has been awarded the contract to deliver a free fall simulator facility for the United States Army Corps …

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INDOOR SKYDIVING COMES TO TEXAS

Austin, Texas, July 19, 2012—Austin will be the first city in Texas to land an iFLY indoor skydiving facility, scheduled for opening in early 2013. iFLY Austin will be the 24th vertical wind tunnel built by Austin-based iFLY and will …

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WORLD’S LARGEST WIND TUNNEL OPENS IN SINGAPORE

SENTOSA, Singapore, Aug. 23, 2011—A small group of investors led by former Singaporean military officer and now full-time entrepreneur, Lawrence Koh, has opened the world’s largest vertical wind tunnel on Sentosa Island. iFLY Singapore safely recreates true free fall skydiving, for an …

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IFLY SEATTLE OPENS FOR BUSINESS

SEATTLE, WA, August 4, 2011—iFLY Seattle brings indoor skydiving to the Emerald City with the opening of the first indoor skydiving facility in the Pacific Northwest. This unique amusement attraction safely recreates free fall—providing all the fun of traditional skydiving …

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TWO SKYVENTURE VERTICAL WIND TUNNELS OPEN IN DUBAI

DUBAI, UAE, March 16, 2010—With the opening of iFLY Dubai , the Majid Al Futtaim Group brings indoor skydiving to the UAE’s newest mall at Mirdif City Centre. Mirdif is one of the largest malls in the MENA region, with a gross leasable area of …

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SKYVENTURE NEW HAMPSHIRE COMPLETES INSTRUCTOR AND CONTROLLER TRAINING

NASHUA, NH, January 1st, 2006–The facility at SkyVenture New Hampshire is the latest iteration of the SkyVenture’s 12R-4 recirculating tunnel. Preliminary data during the commissioning process shows that this facility is the most efficient tunnel to date. SVNH completed the …

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SKYVENTURE BUILDS THE FIRST 14-FOOT DIAMETER WIND TUNNEL

MONTRÉAL, Canada, August 1st, 2007—SkyVenture’s newest and most advanced wind tunnel only existed on paper, until now. Montréal businessman Alain Guerin recently purchased SkyVenture’s first 14R1400 model, a 14-foot diameter, 1400hp recirculing tunnel. This project is one of many firsts. …

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BREAKTHROUGH TECHNOLOGY FROM SKYVENTURE CHANGES INDOOR SKYDIVING FOREVER

LONE TREE, CO, February 1st, 2006—With the opening of SkyVenture Colorado , in Lone Tree, Colorado, SkyVenture, LLC, unveiled its revolutionary recirculating wind tunnel design. The new technology greatly increases energy efficiency, reduces tunnel noise and allows the flight chamber …

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SKYVENTURE ORLANDO UPGRADES TO BIGGER MOTORS

The SkyVenture wind tunnel in Orlando, Florida, has just finished adding bigger more efficient motors and a host of other improvements that make the world’s best vertical wind tunnel even better. During a September 3-16 retrofit, the five 125-horsepower electric …

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SKYVENTURE BRINGS REVOLUTIONARY WIND TUNNEL TECHNOLOGY TO THE UK

MILTON KEYNES, UK, Oct. 22nd, 2005—The hugely anticipated indoor skydiving facility, SkyVenture Milton-Keynes (Airkix), opened its doors to the public on Saturday. Airkix is part of the Xscape entertainment complex, which boasts a range of entertainment and leisure activities, from …

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SKYVENTURE ARIZONA OPENS TO GREAT FANFARE

ELOY, AZ, Aug 1st, 2005— SkyVenture Arizona is the first of a second generation open flow vertical wind tunnel designed and fabricated by SkyVenture, LLC. Located 40 miles south of Phoenix in Eloy, Arizona, it is adjacent to the largest …

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PERRIS SKYVENTURE CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY

PERRIS, CA, January 1st, 2003—Construction is moving ahead on the SkyVenture vertical wind tunnel at Perris Valley Skydiving in southern California, scheduled to open in the fall of 2003. The May 3 official groundbreaking for the $2.5 million USD project …

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