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Air Combat Centre

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Excellent experience

Had an amazing experience. Was disappointed when Tim called me in the morning of my F18 experience... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Darryn J
We will be back! This far exceeded my expectations!

I was excited about doing this with my 14 year old son. But to my surprise the experience far... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
J-Prox
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Air Combat Centre is proud to have 2 F/A-18 Super Hornet Simulators and a Jet Airliner Simulator available to the public. Our fighter jet simulator experience is as close as you'll get to flying the real F/A-18F Super Hornet. You will be immersed in...more
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U C1 5 Grevillea Pl | Brisbane Airport, Brisbane, Queensland 4008, Australia
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Had an amazing experience. Was disappointed when Tim called me in the morning of my F18 experience to inform me that his F18 instructor called in sick. As Tim could hear I was very disappointed but understanding. Tim gave me the opportunity to experience the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

I was excited about doing this with my 14 year old son. But to my surprise the experience far exceeded my expectations! We did the FA18 combat together, I was his wingman. Rossco was great and made sure we both had a blast. Thanks guys....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank J-Prox
Tim H, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks J-Prox! We are so glad you both had a great time together and can't wait to take you on your next mission!

Reviewed November 11, 2018

My 13 year old son had a fantastic time. The instructor was very helpful and he made the experience very real. My son had been looking forward to the flight simulation and he said it was even better than he expected. He is looking forward...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank abacus1Brisbane
Tim H, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you both again soon!

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We had an awesome afternoon at the air combat flight simulator. Our flight instructor was great to deal with and tailored the experience to what we were looking for. Thanks for everything.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank n4th4ns
AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks for the review @n4th4ns ! Glad to hear you had a great time, see you again soon!

Reviewed February 8, 2018

Awesome quality simulation. Good initial briefing, great instructions throughout with level of complexity tailored to the pilots level of experience. Friendly and attentive staff who obviously love what they do. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ommert
AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks @Ommert! Glad to hear you had a great time, we sure do love what we do! See you again soon!

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must for anyone of all ages! The staff are amazing and extremely helpful, well worth the money. Can’t recommend this enough

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank trippingx3
AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Thanks for the review @trippingx3 ! Our team look forward to flying you again soon!

Reviewed December 1, 2017

I took my 16 year old son to experience flying a 737 and ended up taking the controls myself for the return trip, after he flew from 'Sydney to Richmond'! This is a very realistic simulator, with an authentic 737 cockpit with all the controls....More

Date of experience: December 2017
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AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2017

Thanks @RjgBNE for your review! Glad to hear you both had a great time, looking forward to taking you flying again soon.

Reviewed October 6, 2017

I booked two hours for my son's birthday. He is a very keen user of plane simulator at home, so for him, getting to 'fly' this so realistic 737 NG simulator was absolutely awesome. Bill the instructor was fantastic ; he's actually a retired 737...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tessede
AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thanks for the review and we're so happy to hear that your son had a great time flying with us! See you again soon!

Reviewed June 14, 2017

Took my son here for his 10th birthday and he had the second best day of his life - apparently nothing can beat a real air show! Instructor was wonderfully patient with an over enthusiastic 10 YO. He genuinely had a passion for aviation that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 24, 2017

Wingman had no flying experience. Instructor spent most of the hour with him while I was left waiting flying orbits. Whenever I went to do my own thing I was told to hold. I expected one on one experience and am disappointed I did not...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank KJT79
AirCombatCentre, General Manager at Air Combat Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

Hi KJT79, Thanks for the honest review. I personally apologise for the experience that you had on this day. The flight stick was reported as faulty after your experience and has since been repaired. If you are able to, would you mind contacting me directly...More

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hockeyjety
January 15, 2019|
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Response from AirCombatCentre | Property representative |
Hi There, Thanks for the question. Because we take bookings for our sessions, there is no waiting required. Depending on the session length we suggest you allow 15 minutes either side of the allocated time. We have... More
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KJT79
January 12, 2017|
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Response from AirCombatCentre | Property representative |
Hi KJT79, thanks for the question. Our office complex had been experiencing intermittent power issues on Thursday which caused some of our bookings to be delayed. At 4.30 on Thursday our staff were with customers in the... More
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