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Address: 7711 East Academy Boulevard, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, Denver, CO 80230
Phone Number: 303-590-1603
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It was Alright.

I purchased this for my husband via Groupon as a surprise, he is big into flight simulators and we are both gamers. First off, if you buy it via Groupon you will not be able to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
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Littleton, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our visit was fun, the instructors were helpful. This was something different to do with the kids, I recommend you get the hour long package, just as we were getting the hang of it, our time was up.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We loved the whole experience. The only thing that needs some improvement would be the amount of instruction you get before you "fly". Other than being really confused at first it was so much fun because we got to "shoot down" the other people in our group and it was pretty realistic with the screens that wrapped around. The museum... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Took my eight year old and although the instructor was extremely nice and helpful the simulator was way to advanced for him to have fun - graphics were not that great.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I came here with my brother-in-law and 2 nephews for a fun little trip while they were in town. I wasn't expecting a level D flight simulator experience but I was hoping for a lot more than this. As others have said, the displays are terrible, not only because the graphics are poor but they're projecting a flat image onto... More 

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AviationXtreme, Owner at Aviation Xtreme, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and we appreciate your feedback. We have had warping software since we opened three years ago, I don't know why it was not used during your visit. Since a vital part of the visual system was not used during your visit, please accept our apologies, and a free simulation experience. Contact us a info@aviationxtreme.com to... More 

Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I purchased this for my husband via Groupon as a surprise, he is big into flight simulators and we are both gamers. First off, if you buy it via Groupon you will not be able to ride in the simulator they have depicted on their advertisement (the physical jet simulator), one of their employees let me know that this is... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I purchased this for my husband last year for Christmas through Groupon for two people at a much cheaper price then $70 and he had loved it. Yes, it is projected on wrap around screen via laptop but as other reviewer stated as not being avid gamer is a lot of fun. My husband does not enjoy video games but... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

this place was terrible. The price was absolutely outrageous. I paid $70 for my friend and I have to have this "experience" which was really graphics from the 90s on a Windows 97 looking Dell. While we were the only ones there, our 30 minutes was constantly interrupted because the person in charge was bouncing between my "simulator" and my... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

All the reviews positive and negative seem accurate. Be informed prior to arrival will alleviate disappointment and maximize enjoyment. Pros: a unique experience at an affordable cost. Easy to schedule and walk in appointments are available. Staff was friendly and helpful. Cons: there is a museum entrance fee as well as the simulator fee. It is a ultimately just a... More 

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Bennett, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had a fine time flying an F4-E Phantom. I highly recommend it Especially if you are not an avid gamer who demands the best graphics and toy's. Just simple fun for 30 min.

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Boulder, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

The sim is just ordinary PC flight simulator software projected onto a screen that wraps 180 degrees. The resolution was hardly impressive, and the throttle and stick are just your typical plastic controllers that come with any old slight simulator software. Other than the 180 degree screen there is nothing remotely unique about the simulator. We paid for 30 minutes... More 

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Additional Information about Aviation Xtreme

Address: 7711 East Academy Boulevard, Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, Denver, CO 80230
Phone Number: 303-590-1603
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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