If the viewing platform of 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa doesn’t induce vertigo, why not jump out of a perfectly good airplane at SkyDive Dubai? The view of the Palm Jumeriah from 13,000 ft. up (4,000 meters) will literally take your breath away, falling at 210 km/hr. tends to do that. If that sounds a little too extreme, give the biggest vertical wind tunnel in the world a go at Inflight Dubai. The wind is this 16.5 feet in diameter tunnel (5.03 m) is cranked out not by the inescapable force of gravity but by four 2000 hp electric motors that let you experience skydiving without ever jumping out of a perfectly good airplane. Never content to rest on their laurels, the folks at Inflight Dubai are aiming to break their own world record with an even bigger wind tunnel at Palm Jumeriah.
By Baxter Jackson, AFAR Local Expert
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