It’s fun, it’s the dream of flying! Provide a family friendly attraction with our indoor and outdoor wind tunnel solutions.
Aerodium’s multi-purpose vertical wind tunnels
Unique promotional platform or the medium to impress your current customers with shows! All of this is possible with our mobile units.
Aerodium is a world leader in creating custom built unique show technologies to make people fly. Even Disneyland has one.
Flying scenes in action movies are best filmed in our wind tunnels. Just ask Tom Cruise or Jackie Chan how we made it happen.
Wind tunnels offer a cost efficient and effective way to train paratroopers. Yes, even with their heavy tactical equipment on.
Master the art of flight in freestyle, dynamic, and formation flying in our high performance wind tunnels.
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1979. The world's first public wind tunnelJuly 1st, 1979The world’s first public wind tunnel for customer entertainment at AERODIUM, Canada. Published an article in a CANADIAN Parachuting magazine, CANPARA, about inventing the idea of using a vertical wind tunnel for freefall, AND… a year later, a Canadian Parachutist, in Montreal, publishes an article in CANPARA, stating that he just “invented” the idea of using a Vertical Wind Tunnel, soley for Freefall !
2006. The first flying acrobats showFebruary 2nd, 2006
A wind machine was shown with flying acrobats performing an aerial ballet. This was a vertical wind tunnel that blew the acrobats up into mid-air. The machine was custom-built by Aerodium Latvia for use in the closing ceremony. It is very similar to machines used for indoor skydiving facilities. The Wind Machine featured in the closing ceremonies of the 2006 Torrino Winter Olympics is actually an open air Vertical Wind Tunnel! It was originally scheduled for opening ceremonies but was postponed until the end of the event.
2010. The first fully transparent glass flight chamberFebruary 2nd, 2010The world’s first recirculation wind tunnel with a fully transparent glass flight chamber at “World EXPO”, China. Expo 2010, officially the Expo 2010 Shanghai China, was held on both banks of the Huangpu River in Shanghai, China, from 1 May to 31 October 2010. It was a major World Expo registered by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), in the tradition of international fairs and expositions, the first since 2000.
A Latvian acrobat performs in a wind tunnel which blows off winds of 200 kilometers per hour from the bottom, in the Latvia Pavilion in the Shanghai World Expo Park.
This is just one example of Latvia’s successful attendance at this year’s Expo, as Latvia seems now in fashion among the Chinese. Aerodium Company Chairman Beitans added that there are great opportunities at present for exports to the eastern economic giant.
2013. The first indoor B.A.S.E jumpApril 17th, 2013The world’s first wind tunnel with an indoor base jump at “Sirius Sport Resort”, Finland. Aerodium powered wind tunnel is 4.3 metres in diameter and 12 metres high, 9 metres of which is glass 1340 kW of power: maximum free-flying speed 265 km/h
2015. The first flight amphitheaterFebruary 2nd, 2015The world’s first flight amphitheater for entertainment purposes at “Flying Dream”, China
2016. The tallest glass flight chamberFebruary 24th, 2016Recirculation wind tunnel with the tallest glass chamber in the world (12m) at “Gravity Indoor Skydiving”, Bahrain
2016. The first open recirculation wind tunnelMarch 9th, 2016The world’s first open recirculation wind tunnel for show business at “Shanghai Disney Resort”, China
2017. Next generation open-air vertical wind tunnelDecember 11th, 2017Low noise emission
3 levels safety zone
Low energy consumption
Smooth and fast air flow
Only couple days installation time
2018. World's largest wind tunnelSeptember 5th, 20186.5m x 3.5m large flight zone. Up to 7 flyers can fly simultaneously.
2019. World's most compact indoor skydiving unitFebruary 3rd, 2019NEW indoor skydiving model for shopping malls. Introducing the all-new R2 – the most compact, self-contained modular design recirculation wind tunnel in the market. Main ADVANTAGES for indoor business:
1. EASIEST integration into a new or existing building
2. LOWEST running costs
3. BEST customer experience in the market.