iFLY Empowers People with All Abilities to Take Flight by Helping Differently-abled People Realize t
iFLY, the world’s largest indoor skydiving operator, is encouraging all individuals, despite physical and cognitive barriers, to push past limitations and take flight at iFLY Orlando’s All Abilities Event. This event has been custom designed for those with physical and cognitive challenges to create an environment of support and inclusion by making the dream of flight a reality for those in the special needs community. The event package includes a pre-flight training session, all the necessary flight gear (suit, helmet, goggles) and two, one-minute flights at the special event price of $39.95. Each flyer also gets a FREE video! All flyers will be assisted by specially trained Flight Instructors with extra attention and accommodations based on participant needs. To see All Abilities flights in action, a video is available here.
When: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: iFLY Orlando is located at 8969 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819
How: If you or someone you know is unable to participate in able-bodied activities but still wants to be challenged, this is the perfect event to join. Everyone in the special needs community is welcome to participate. To reserve your spot, call 407-337-4359 or email@example.com.
Why: iFLY All Abilities is an indoor skydiving program aimed at providing an encouraging experience to those with varying physical and cognitive abilities, in an inclusive environment with flyers of all ages, skills, and abilities.
iFLY hosts All Abilities events nationwide, partnering with local adaptive, inclusion and special needs organizations, and offers discounted rates for event participants.
“All Abilities is aimed to inspire participants to dream bigger and to challenge themselves,” said Matt Ryan, iFLY President and COO. “As part of this program, participants are able to push their limits and break barriers in ways they didn’t know were possible. We’re proud to empower differently-abled people and deliver the dream of flight to someone who might think it’s impossible.”
About the NEW iFLY Orlando: iFLY’s new Orlando facility is the company’s first to feature two recirculating vertical wind tunnels in the same facility. The two wind tunnels sit side-by-side in the facility and each features a 12-foot diameter flight chamber with wind flow powered by two quiet and clean running electric motors. All instructors at iFLY Orlando are IBA certified as the best-trained and safest instructors in the sport of indoor skydiving.
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, visit www.iflyworld.com or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.