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Whopping wind tunnel

8 August 2008

Bristol graduate Lawrence Koh (BEng 2002) announces the launch of iFly Singapore: the world's largest vertical wind tunnel.

Skydivers forming a ringSkydiving enthusiasts will soon be able to enjoy the adrenaline-pumping sport in the world’s largest vertical wind tunnel. The skydiving simulator – iFly Singapore – will measure five metres in diameter and have a flying height of 17 metres. The transparent wind tunnel will offer flyers spectacular views of the South China Sea and Sentosa’s Siloso Beach.

Bristol graduate Lawrence Koh (BEng 2002), managing director of iFly Singapore, said: ‘The simulator will play a key role in promoting this unique sport in Asia whilst attracting world class skydivers and international skydiving events to Singapore.’