You can expect to be challenged, but not overwhelmed. The instructors who will be guiding your experience are consummate professionals with badass skills, sure, but they’re there to give you the best possible start in the sport. If you listen to their instructions, we dare say it’s easy to master those first flights!
Has anyone died indoor skydiving?
A skydiver has died after suffering a brain haemorrhage while practising in a wind tunnel in Greater Manchester. Francis Sweeney, 23, from Kings Norton in Birmingham, lost consciousness while training at the Airkix Indoor Skydiving Centre in Trafford Quays on Monday. He died on Tuesday at Trafford General Hospital.
Is it hard to breathe indoor skydiving?
It’s not true that you can’t breathe while Skydiving. There is very minimal chance that one can die of suffocation while Skydiving. Even in freefall, falling at speeds up to 160 mph, you can easily get plenty of oxygen to breathe.
Do they weigh you at iFLY?
They do NOT call out your weight – it gets displayed on their computer – so you do not have to worry about being embarrassed. over a year ago. They don’t weigh people in.
Is there a weight requirement for indoor skydiving?
Is there a weight restriction? In order to provide a safe experience for its customers and instructors, iFLY may not be able to accommodate flyers who weigh between 260-300 lbs and will not be able to accommodate flyers whose weight exceeds 300 lbs.
Is indoor skydiving feel like real skydiving?
“Does it feel like the real thing?” This question is often asked when first-time flyers inquire about indoor skydiving. The answer is both yes and no, indoor skydiving feels like the freefall portion of a traditional skydive and the body control is the same.
Can you skydive with a bad shoulder?
An obvious one is if you have any medical problems that may interfere with your jump, such as an inability to fly, easily dislocating shoulders, or an inability to hold your legs up for landing (more on that in a moment). If you’re concerned about a medical issue being OK for skydiving, ask your doctor.