Paraclete XP SkyVenture
Paraclete XP SkyVenture is a 16.4 ft (5 m) diameter recirculating wind tunnel. This tunnel was one of the earliest 16 ft wind tunnels, and the first to open in the USA. Paraclete XP is a multi-faceted company. They operate a wind tunnel, run a dropzone and manufacturers jumpsuits.
Gear & Training
You will be provided with all the equipment you need. This includes a jumpsuit, helmet, goggles and earplugs.
- Group/Event Hosting
- Party Rooms
- Conference Facilities
Flyers must be at least 2 years old.
250 lbs max
You should not fly if you are pregnant or have previous shoulder dislocations.
More Questions About Flying?
Please read our FAQs.
The entire first time flight experiences take roughly 1-2 hours. After arriving and checking in, you take part in a personalized training session before gearing up to fly. During your flights your instructor teaches you to fly your body. You take turns flying one at a time with other first time flyers.
First Time Flyers:
2 Minutes: $64
3 Minutes: $109
10 Minutes: $247
Buddy Plan - Two People, 3 Minutes Each: $178
Family Plan - 2 to 5 People, 10 Minutes Total: $295
For first time flights we recommend between 2 and 6 minutes of flight time per person. This gives you enough time to understand the basics of flying your body and is plenty of time for a great experience. For more pricing information, read our pricing article.
Travel & Accommodation
Fayetteville Regional Airport (FAY) - 15mi
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) - 95mi
Hotel Options Nearby
- Quality Inn Raeford (9mi - 12 Min Drive) - Check Availability
- Comfort Inn Near Fort Bragg (10mi - 16 Min Drive) - Check Availability
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hope Mills-Fayetteville Airport (10mi - 19 Min Drive) - Check Availability
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Average rating of 4.5 from 2 review(s).
Review Date: March 26, 2017
Fantastic experience, instructor David was great. We will definitely be back for more tunnel time.
Review Date: January 1, 2015
I flew several hours at XP and loved the tunnel! The staff was great, the tunnel is run very well and the building has lots of space to hang out and debreif. The only complaint was the wind got choppy at high wind speeds.
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Map for Paraclete XP SkyVenture