The twentieth wind tunnel in France is on schedule to open its doors to the public around Eastern 2020. With Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, in the Vienne Department of the Acquitaine Region, it is able to count on a prime location, right at the entrance to France's second most popular amusement park, FUTUROSCOPE,
Construction is nearing completion; the installation of the different elements of the wind tunnel proper has started. It is the first in France by German manufacturer ISG and it features a competition size flight chamber with a diameter of 4,3 meter and visible glass height of 6 meter. The design of this new facility fulfills all requirements for the the first-timer and, pro-flyer markets as well as for international competitions. It combines maximized flyer visibility and reduced noise in the visitors area. The highest German engineering quality and safety standards are applied throughout.
"With the start of installation, we are very pleased to take the next step in this very attractive project. We are looking forward to the opening in 2020 and making the exciting dream of human flight become reality at this perfect location in France" said Boris Nebe, CEO of Indoor Skydiving Germany.
For the manufacturer of high-performance freefall simulators, the special significance of this project lies in the link to the famous theme park. The new facilities' proximity to the entrance of "FUTUROSCOPE" offers a comprehensive range of leisure and sport activities from which all customers will profit. Also to be opened next spring: the "Mission to Mars" roller coaster.