Technical Information

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The 2023 Indoor Skydiving Industry Report

January 10, 2024
Charlie Centa
Whatever way you look at it, 2023 has been a tough year for the indoor skydiving industry. But hasn't it been a tough year for almost every industry? Consumers have...

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Meet the Mind Behind the Encyclopedia of Bodyflight

January 31, 2022
Owen Clarke
Leonid Volkov, of St. Petersburg, Russia, is a passionate indoor skydiver and has been flying in wind tunnels for over a decade now. He’s so passionate, in fact, that he...

Do You Think Indoor Skydiving Is Too Expensive?

June 30, 2021
Owen Clarke
A lot of folks shy away from skydiving because it’s so expensive. It’s understandable. Traditional tandem skydiving (i.e. jumping out of a plane strapped to an instructor) costs around $300...

Build an Indoor Skydiving Facility

March 30, 2016
Indoor Skydiving Source
Indoor Skydiving Source is here to help potential investors build indoor skydiving facilities. Learn about the market, costs & requirements.

Wind Profile & Aspect Ratio

July 9, 2015
Indoor Skydiving Source
As wind tunnels increase in size, the vertical power is changing. The wind profile represents the windspeed in a vertical space. Read on for full information.

Types of Vertical Wind Tunnels

May 23, 2015
Indoor Skydiving Source
This article covers the basic big picture concepts behind how modern wind tunnels create vertical airflow.

A Complete History of the Vertical Wind Tunnel

January 2, 2015
Indoor Skydiving Source
This article paints a complete picture of the history of vertical wind tunnels used for human flight.

Climate Control in a Vertical Wind Tunnel

November 14, 2014
Indoor Skydiving Source
Covering the advancements in wind tunnel technology, this article covers the ins and outs of how wind tunnel climates are controlled.

Wind Tunnel Systems & Parts

May 22, 2014
Indoor Skydiving Source
This article will help educate those unfamiliar with the basic parts of a vertical wind tunnel.