Each Costa Mesa Delta student was able to go in the indoor skydiving tube twice, with an instructor to help guide them. Before the flight, each student was taught the proper in-flight positioning and the signs that the instructor may need to utilize during the flight. With one wrong position you can tilt, you can move from side to side, or just start to fall.
The student in-flight wore a special suit, earplugs, googles, and a helmet. Mr. Poveda, one of the chaperones, took flight as well. Lauren Kiefer, one of the delta students that went on the trip said, “It was really fun and easy." The instructors even got to show the student their acrobatic moves.
The indoor skydiving center was powered by a state of the art vertical wind tunnel. The tunnel makes a cushion of air. This allows people and objects to float. The wind power is at the top. IFly provides a way for people to skydive without jumping off of a plane. The students were able to calculate their terminal velocity using a measuring tape and equations. They learned about the STEM (science, engineering, math, and math) that goes into the experience.
After IFly, students walked around universal studios city walk to eat lunch and shop. Students were able to view the taping Extra, a television show hosted by Mario Lopez.