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Consistently voted one of the top things to do in Orange County, Flightdeck is a flight simulation attraction providing civilians the opportunity to pilot fighter jets in actual cockpit simulators and a Boeing 737 flight simulator. Experience the...more
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I signed up for the Fox 1 fighter jet session. Everything ran smoothly and on time. It was pure joy flying over Korea shooting down enemy fighter jets and seeing what it was like first hand to sit in a F-16 cockpit. Before flying you...More
Just completed the first level experience in a F16 flight simulator. Fun time. Can't wait to return and do the second level, or try the 737. Informative briefing before climbing into the simulators with 7 other pilots. After some cockpit practice, it was balls to...More
We are on a holiday from
Australia and we brought our boys aged 11,13 & 15 for the flight simulations- one did the 737 experience and the others the F16 and they all absolutely loved it. The instructors were brilliant and it was so realistic....More
I finally visited Flightdeck to try the 737 simulator and all I can say is wow! I already had a deep appreciation for commercial aviation, but being able to sit in a replica Boeing 737 was about as close to bringing a dream to reality...More
My family got me a pass for all of us to go and dog fight. We had a blast! There are 8 simulators (pilots) that go head to head using simulators that resemble enormous video game screens. The cockpit looks and feels like a real...More
As a fighter pilot in my youth, I thought I would be good at dog fighting in an F-16 Simulator. I was average. Young guys and gals with computer and video game skills, plus faster reflexes, were much better. This is an awesome experience for...More
Took my son here for a birthday surprise. He absolutely loved it. Great experience with fighter jets lasted almost 90 minutes in total including a flight briefing, special flight suit, take off, dog fights and landings. Really nice facility and super clean. They also gave...More
Our family (teenage kids) went to do this and all flew together at the same time (they have 8 F-16 sims). After an excellent pre-flight briefing going over the controls, how to fly, how to fire the guns/missiles, chaf/flare, etc, we got suited in flight...More
There is no weight restriction but there is a size restriction. For example someone who is 6 foot 6 inches and weighs 280lbs would fit but not someone who is 5 foot 10 inches and 280lbs. Hope this helps.