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Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center

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Address: 1650 S. Sinclair St., Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone Number: 714-937-1511
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Description: Consistently voted one of the top things to do in Orange County...
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 challenge of aerial maneuvers at 500 knots, aircraft take-offs and landings and the excitement of air-to-air combat. Up to ten people can fly at the same time, each in their own authentic F-16 flight simulator! In the "Officer's Club", guests can view and listen to all of the action on large LCD monitors. Flightdeck also offers "Group Events at the Speed of Sound!", with event space for groups of 8 to 80, this is a unique venue where the spirit of Top Gun inspires the adventurer within with a variety of aviation themed experiences for corporate groups, team building (serious or fun), incentive trips, parties, customers events, sales events, seminars, product launches, off-site meetings etc.
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Fly a 737

A great experience flying the Boeing 737. Former pilot Captain Waldo is an outstanding instructor and the experience was very real. Highly recommended as a solo flight or with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A great experience flying the Boeing 737. Former pilot Captain Waldo is an outstanding instructor and the experience was very real. Highly recommended as a solo flight or with a friend or relative. Ask for Captain Waldo!

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West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The 737 simulator is fantastic! Captain Steve was awesome! He flew the aircraft (along with others - 767,757,MD-80) for decades, so he was a perfect pilot/instructor. Started form a "cold/dark" airplane and did two roundtrips! He acted as instructor first, then as watchful co-pilot for the return leg. SO EXCITING! I am avid "flight sim-er" at home, but NOTHING can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have a Boeing 747 pilot job interview coming up and needed a tune up from Flightdeck simulator Capt. Steven "Waldo" Wallerstein. I did the full 90 minute session and it really helped improved my instrument scan. This is not only a great experience for non pilots seeing what it like to fly a 737, but for pilots it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was our son second visit. This time he took the 738 simulator. Great experience for him with great instructor Can't wait for our next visit there

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Chino Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Such a great experience. Nice staff and well run facility. My family enjoyed the flight time and gunning for each other. I was able to watch the entire event on tv monitors and hear the excitement. I definitely recommend this experience and facility!

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

My Dad and I were in town for a couple days and wanted to skip the whole Disneyland scene. We found a flyer for Flightdeck at the hotel we were staying at and decided to give it a shot. We did the Fox-1 program and both of us were able to pick up on the controls very quickly and found... More 

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Lakewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The front desk staff and the instructors were all so helpful! I went alone because I wanted to check it out first, but there was actually another person there by herself, a couple of couples, some returnees... The group is small enough that you're not overwhelmed, but enough people to make it fun! I'm so excited to come back with... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I booked a 60min flight in the 737NG. I've been a flight simmer for many years and I'll tell you this was a fantastic experience! The staff was awesome and my instructer, Jim , was top notch. I'm looking forward to another flight soon!

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Bellflower, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My son gave me the air combat experience as a gift. We had a blast. Definitely a fun experience for family or a group of friends. The equipment is great and there is plenty of help and time in the air!

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Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Great experience, instructor "Waldo" was very patient and helpful answering all my questions and helping me get the most out of the time. Great insight into the life of an airline pilot.

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