Article Category: Industry Updates

Topgolf Competitor, Drive Shack Aims at Golf Entertainment Industry

Posted in Industry Updates on May 30, 2017

Drive Shack golf entertainment complex rendering at night
A new interactive golf entertainment complex player has made public their intentions to enter the market. Drive Shack, a publicly traded company has been redesignated from Newcastle REIT into a publicly traded C Corp (NYSE:DS). The company, Drive Shack Holdings LLC was founded by Newcastle partners and Taylor Made Golf Company. The company features two […] Read More

FlyStation Japan: Tunnel Technologies Opens their First Location

Posted in Industry Updates on April 21, 2017

FlyStation Japan Opening Announcement
This past weekend saw the grand opening of FlyStation Japan. This location is Russian wind tunnel manufacturer Tunnel Technologies first. Read More

Extreme Flight Transitions to Vertical Wind Tunnels

Posted in Industry Updates on January 13, 2017

Vertical Wind Tunnels Announcement
Today, Extreme Flight announced their transition to a new global wind tunnel company: Vertical. Read the announcement and find out more about the company. Read More

The 2016 Indoor Skydiving Industry Report

Posted in Industry Updates on January 1, 2017

2016 Indoor Skydiving Industry Report Feature Image
Indoor Skydiving Source presents the 2nd annual Indoor Skydiving Industry Report. We recap the events and tunnel openings of 2016 and look to the future. Read More

Indoor Wingsuit Flying Just Became a Reality

Posted in Industry Updates on December 13, 2016

Stockholm Wingsuit Wind Tunnel Feature
If you've ever dreamed of flying a wingsuit without the risk of jumping from a plane or mountain side, today is your lucky day. The self proclaimed 'Crazy Ones' from Stockholm, Sweden have just blown our minds with the worlds first inclined wind tunnel designed for indoor wingsuit flying. Peter Georén, Anton Westman, Johan Strömberg, and Jonas Tholin […] Read More

Watch the IBA Seattle Competition & Win Tunnel Time

Posted in Industry Updates on December 7, 2016

Battle of the Blades Feature
The 2016 IBA Battle of the Blades Competition at iFLY Seattle begins Thursday December 8th. The competition will feature 80 flyers across 13 disciplines. Read More

Airkix Re-Brands and Joins iFLY

Posted in Industry Updates on November 14, 2016

After 11 years as the Airkix brand, the UK based indoor skydiving provider re-branded as iFLY. This news brings 3 current wind tunnels under the new label. Locations in Milton Keynes, Basingstoke, and Manchester have joined the brand. Lets take a look at the history and what the future holds. History of Airkix The Airkix brand began in 2005 […] Read More

Take a Tour of the New WindoBona Madrid Facility

Posted in Industry Updates on November 7, 2016

Windobona Madrid Flight Chamber and Lounge
On the first of the month, the WindoBona brand of indoor skydiving venue opened their second location in Madrid, Spain. Take a tour of the new facility. Read More

Gravity Indoor Skydiving Announces 2-Way Dynamic Team

Posted in Industry Updates on November 2, 2016

Ben and Garth of Gravity
Ben Roane has joined Gravity Indoor Skydiving's instructor Garth Lewis to form a professionally sponsored 2-way dynamic team. Read More

An In-Depth Look at the 32 Foot Wind Tunnel

Posted in Industry Updates on November 2, 2016

CLYMB Abu Dhabi 32 Foot Tunnel
We take an in-depth look at the newly announced 32 foot (9.75 m) SkyVenture vertical wind tunnel and what it could mean for the future of indoor skydiving. Read More
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