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Special: Try Indoor Skydiving at iFLY in Ft. Lauderdale

 

SPECIAL: Try Indoor Skydiving at iFLY Fort Lauderdale!   iFLY, the world’s largest indoor skydiving operator, has announced the introduction of a first-of-its-kind virtual reality experience to complement current flight offerings. Consumers will “jump” at the chance to take indoor skydiving to new “heights,” experiencing near-real-life skydiving sights in some of the nation’s most beautiful destinations – like Southern California, Hawaii, Switzerland and Dubai without setting foot in (or out of) an airplane. Fliers will also see themselves seamlessly jumping from a plane through a hyper-realistic free-falling experience, with complete immersion via iFLY’s state-of-the-art VR helmet and headset. The experience utilizes first-of-its-kind virtual reality technology application, powered by Samsung Gear VR headsets and iFLY’s wind tunnel technology, allowing participants to combine the thrill of skydiving from the perspective of a professional skydiver all in a safe and controlled environment. “The idea of a virtual reality flight experience has been a dream of the iFLY brand for more than two decades, but the technology wasn’t there,” said Dave Kirchhoff, iFLY CEO. “VR headsets are nothing new but nobody is applying VR technology to real-life scenarios like this. We are truly pushing boundaries to make this iFLY experience one-of-a-kind by making the dream of flight more tangible and more real than ever before.” All participating flyers must first complete iFLY’s pre-flight training course and participate in several training flights before jumping into VR. The iFLY Virtual Reality Flight Experience is available to individuals ages eight and up. For more information and scheduling a visit to iFLY Fort Lauderdale, visit www.iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale or call 954-280-4359.