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Flight Experience

Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre | Cnr Swanston & Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #74 of 189 attractions in Melbourne
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: Welcome to Flight Experience Melbourne located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD.With thousands of satisfied customers, from aviation enthusiasts, to... more » Owner description: Welcome to Flight Experience Melbourne located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD.With thousands of satisfied customers, from aviation enthusiasts, to those with a Fear of Flying, to Corporate Events and Surprise Birthday Parties you really are flying the Friendly Skies when you fly at Flight Experience Melbourne.Our Boeing 737-800 Flight Simulator is the only one in Melbourne that is available for anyone to fly with No Experience necessary.Melbourne Flight Experience at QV Shopping centre also specialise in Airline Interview Preparation (Pilot Interview Training for all airlines eg Qantas, QantasLink, JetStar, Tiger Airways, Rex, Virgin Australia and many others), Instrument Recency and Corporate events.With Flights departing daily you can buy your loved one the Christmas gift of a lifetime at Flight Experience.With more than 20,000 worldwide airports in the data banks and full 180 degree HD visuals, fully curved screen and state of the art cockpit and high fidelity sound to deliver a total immersion experience. Welcome to the Captain's seat!YOU BE THE PILOT ! « less
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My wife booked me in for a hour as a surprise ..... I almost fainted. As a private pilot with 30+ years experience and many more hours in FSX I was keen to combine the two experiences. Wow. No motion but very, very real. Ask to do an approach to the old Hong Kong airport if you have the kahoonas.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Over the past two years I have taken to flight simulation to help deal with fear of flying and an opportunity to maintain a new challenging interest. The staff have been wonderful putting up with endless questions and requests.They have been particularly patient with providing just the right level of information and direction to make each flight a memorable experience.... More

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Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I have flown the simulator on three occasions now and will be going back for more. Flying this 737 simulator is as near to the real thing as you will get. if you are scared of flying, try this and you will appreciate what goes into flying an aircraft and better understand the movement and noises of an aircraft in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It was a birthday present from my wife that brought me there......It turned out to be one the most awesome experiences of my life....The staff were great as was my instructor....One could be forgiven for thinking you were in the cockpit of a real 737..it was so realistic I found my self leaning left or right as the plane turned..except... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

What a great experience! The sim was very realistic and great fun to fly into the old Kai Tak airport. The instructor Leigh was very passionate about his work and gave us great instruction! Will be recommending to others for sure.

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Maroochydore, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Alex the pilot for my session was professional and passionate about his work. He was on time and very interactive. We did a touch and go at HKIA then climed to 3000ft for a flight over to the old Kai Tak airport. Just great fun and it makes me want to go back and get my CPL. They also have... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Well this is a great experience as they can cange the simulator so you fly WHERE and WHAT you want. A truly unique and affordable experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

It is so like the real thing....... You'll think YOU are actually flying the plane and what you can see is REAL. It's great !!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2012

Bought the trip for my husband for his birthday, the "Pilots" who guide you are trainee actual pilots so can be as tecnical or as mainstream as you need. He had a great time selecting where he would land and talking the tech talk.

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I received this session as a Father's Day gift. It was great. I'd practiced a bit using MS Flight Simulator beforehand but this was far far more realistic and complex - and entertaining. The "co-pilot" was excellent and we got to practice lots of landings. Top class attraction.

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