Flight Academy

Flight Academy is for young flyers eager to regularly enjoy and learn the sport of Indoor Skydiving.

By flying on a regular basis, Flight Academy members will hone their flying skills and progress along their journey towards becoming an accomplished flyer.

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What is it?

Flight Academy sessions can be flown Monday - Thursday between 4:00pm and 6:30pm during Term Time and Summer Holidays.

Flight Academy sessions are intended to provide young flyers (up to and including age 17) with the ideal environment to support and develop their flight skills, and meet other like-minded young flyers.

At 5 days notice, any available iFLY session on any day can be booked and flown.

Operating as a membership scheme, Flight Academy members enjoy 10 flights each month, PLUS they get access to 8 further exclusive member benefits:

Progress your skills through regular flying.

Flight Academy gives members the very best price for flight time. Members will enjoy 10 minutes of flight time from as little as £60 per month.

We find 10 flights per month allows for solid progression, but there nothing to stop you flying more!

Flight Academy sessions can be flown Monday - Thursday between 4:00pm and 6:30pm during Term Time and Summer Holidays.

At 5 days notice, any available iFLY session on any day can be booked and flown.

If you don't use it, you don't lose it! If you're unable to fly any or all of your standard 10 flight monthly allocation in a month, the remaining flights will be automatically banked, allowing you to use them in future months.

Watch back your flights and share your progress with friends.

A great way to review your progress and identify what you'd like to work on.

(Ordinarily £10 per movie)

Look like a pro in the tunnel with free hire of our professional full face helmets when you fly.

(Ordinarily £3 per session, helmets subject to availability)

Show off your awesome hobby with iFLY official merchandise.

10% off all instore prices.

Flight Academy time can be shared with a first time flyer friend (under 18 y/o).

(Flight Academy member must be in attendance)

Flight Academy is all about having fun and becoming the best flyer you can be.

That's what members can look forward to, at our regular events, giving members the chance to meet and fly with other like-minded young flyers.

Want to fly more than your allocated 10 flights per month? No problem; you can buy additional time (in blocks of 10 flights) at your standard member rate, whenever you like.

Be the first to hear about tunnel time deals, and receive exclusive short notice Flight Academy offers.

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Further Information

Eligibility

  • Flight Academy is as available to anyone up to and including age 17, so members must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (over 18 years of age), who will be required to authorise participation and be available for the duration of the experience.
  • The parent or guardian may spectate, and is not required to fly ...but is welcome to!

Curriculum

  • Flight Academy covers IBA Flight Skills up to and including level 3.
  • At Level 3 sign off, you graduate from Flight Academy, and we will eagerly discuss with you how best to continue your iFLY journey through either Flight Club (which is also a great way for parents to fly) or our Pro-Flyer packages.

Flight Time

  • Can be flown as 5 or 10 minute blocks
  • Unused time will roll over to following month(s)
  • Can be shared with a first time flyer friend (under 18 y/o)
  • Flight Academy sessions are not exclusive to Flight Academy members, but Flight Academy events will be (unless otherwise advertised)

Flight Academy events

  • Member can to use their pre-purchased 10 minutes at these events, or buy the time at the advertised special rate.

Buying additional flight time at your membership rate

  • You can buy additional flight time at your membership rate. E.g. iFLY Manchester Flight Academy Members can buy 10 minutes at £70 in addition to the monthly membership allowance - subject to availability. The same time frame rules on when you can fly apply.

Access to ‘stand-by’ time & exclusive deals

  • You'll be included on a email list for last minute offers and availability on tunnel time.

Extras

  • Free Digital Movies for every flight session - when you check in, pick up your media code from the reception team.
  • Free full face helmet rental (where available)
  • 10% discount on all iFLY branded clothing

Cancellation Policy

  • Membership subscription can be cancelled at any time, but 1 month's notice must be given.
  • Any unused Flight time remaining on the account will be lost at end of subscription period.

Graduation

  • At Level 3 sign off, or once reaching the age of 18, you graduate from Flight Academy.
  • Any outstanding balance will be provided as a iFLY cash voucher, or can be used towards Flight Club membership