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Address: 18350 US Hwy 19 N, Clearwater, FL 33764
Phone Number: 727-643-1781
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A great time for aviation enthusiasts!

While in town on a work trip, a friend of mine and I decided to give these guys a try. I was overly impressed with everything! The owners really went out of their way to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

While in town on a work trip, a friend of mine and I decided to give these guys a try. I was overly impressed with everything! The owners really went out of their way to accommodate us, including staying late for us. They allowed us to drive the Formula One sim for a few minutes (for free)... Before we chose... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We took our 2 year old to the car racing part and he loved it. It's an indoor race track for ages 2-6. We are considering this place for my sons birthday party how much he loved it. We will be back

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Middle Village, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I was in Tampa with my cousins in February and as an avid player of the computer game Microsoft Flight Simulator X, I realized that this is a place I had to stop. When I got there, The place was cooler that I could've ever expected. Peter has a nice place set up, and is an extremely experienced pilot who... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My husband and I were driving from St. Petersburg to Spring Hill, FL and decided to stop at the SimCenter. Peter was a terrific guide with much enthusiasm. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to take a trip through space but doubts he or she would ever become an astronaut.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I received an hour long Boeing 737-800 simulator session as a gift. My instructor was the owner, Peter. I was instantly impressed with him and the simulator. Peter, who is a pilot, explained all the systems and answered all my questions. Flying the simulator was fantastic. It reacts to every input as a real 737. Actual current live weather, air... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Spending two hours in the Boeing 737 simulator was the highlight of a week in the Tampa Bay Area. Mark, my co-pilot/instructor, gave me the exact experience I wanted. We went from pre-flight through shutdown with a short flight and several take-offs and landings. Mark had me handle as much of the work as possible with real instruction on the... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We visited the SimCenter after finding their ad in a tourist map. It sounded like nothing I have ever done so I didn't really know what to expect. After getting there I decided to try the space simulator. (It was not an easy decision because all the simulators look totally realistic!) It is really breathtaking because it feels like you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Want to try and feel what a real pilot goes thorough in the air- come and try this place! Great staff as well who will guide you every step and the experience felt so real.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

I a 13 years old and got the F16 experience as a gift from my parents. It was so cool to be flying the aircraft. Peter was helpful with directions so I was able to keep aircraft in the sky. I even landed it the second try. I can't wait to go back to do the space experience soon. Loved... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Recently had the opportunity to spend an hour at Sim Center in Clearwater Florida. I must say the place is really something special! While I started out learning to drive formula one race cars, which at first I could not go thru one lap I quickly got the hang of it .. I drifted over to the commercial jet liner... More 

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