Ft. Lauderdale, FL. – May 15, 2017 – On Thursday, May 11, iFLY Fort Lauderdale, the world’s largest indoor skydiving operation, hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11690 West State Road 84 in Davie, FL 33325.
Officiating at the ribbon-cutting ceremony were Town of Davie Mayor Judy Paul, Town of Davie Council Member Caryl Hattan, Davie-Cooper City Chamber of Commerce members Nikki Hanna, Executive Director; Taryn Mazone, Membership & Special Events Director; Marnie Hoppe, President of Davie-Cooper City Chamber board of directors, Commissioner Susan Starkey; Jim Braun, iFLY Fort Lauderdale General Manager; Joe Souza, iFLY Sales Manager; iFLY-Certified Flight Instructors, and operational staff.
iFLY Fort Lauderdale is now delivering the dream of flight to adventure seekers in South Florida. People of all ages and abilities can experience human flight in a safe, comfortable and fun environment – without having to jump out of an airplane. Each indoor skydiving facility is a marvel of engineering that replicates the sensation of freefall, creating conditions that allow people to fly on a smooth cushion of air. With the help of iFLY-certified flight instructors, customers learn to fly, control their bodies in the air and experience true human flight.
Since 1998, more than eight million customers worldwide have experienced human flight at iFLY in a variety of ways: as a fun excursion with family and friends, a student on an educational Science, Technology and Math (S.T.E.M.) field trip, a professional skydiver or member of the military for training, and as a corporate customer looking for a unique team building activity. Thanks to iFLY, flying is finally available to everyone.
To prepare for their flight experience, customers complete a training class guided by one of iFLY’s flight and safety instructors. They then are equipped with flight gear, including goggles, helmet and flight suit, and enter the flight chamber by leaning forward into a smooth cushion of air, with a flight instructor at their side.
All flight packages include training, flight gear, and flight time with an International Bodyflight Association (IBA) certified instructor. The IBA established the gold standard for training and safety standards for indoor skydiving instructors. All iFLY instructors meet or exceed IBA standards.
Learn more or book your iFLY flight package at https://www.iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale/.
About iFLY Indoor Skydiving
Austin-based iFLY Holdings, LLC., is the world leader in design, manufacturing, sales and operations of wind tunnel systems for indoor skydiving. The company has flown more than 8,000,000 people in a dozen countries and at sea since launching the modern vertical wind tunnel industry in 1998. iFLY has more than 60 facilities operating worldwide with 28 wholly-owned in the US and has significant growth plans across the globe in the next 24 months. iFLY supports and utilizes the safety and training guidelines set out by the International Bodyflight Association (IBA) to ensure safety and progression of the sport of indoor skydiving. For more information on iFLY, visitwww.iflyworld.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. iFLY Ft. Lauderdale is located at 11690 West State Road 84 in Davie, FL 33325 on the south side of I-595, just west of Hiatus Road in Davie, FL. Visit www.iflyworld.com/fort-lauderdale