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Flight Experience

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Address: Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre | Cnr Swanston & Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0737
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Flight Experience Melbourne located in the heart of the...

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 !

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Made it to the point end !!!

I spend a lot of time in aircraft for work, my family for a present sent me to Flight Experience for a gift, so instead of being the passenger in the back I could be the captain... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 25, 2016
Toby T
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I spend a lot of time in aircraft for work, my family for a present sent me to Flight Experience for a gift, so instead of being the passenger in the back I could be the captain up front, this is a well worth experience, the staff are helpfully and friend and just want you to have the best experience... More 

Thank Toby T
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

It's very realistic & if you want to learn & improve, it's quite demanding. But you could relax & just go with the flow if that's your thing. Instructor is very clear & adapts to your pace. Great fun also for the family or friend "passenger" who can see everything happening. Have wanted to do it for years & wonder... More 

Thank Fra P
Sydney, Australia
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364 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

If you're interested in what's happening up front of your B737, this is a great experience. The pilots are really good and happy to explain exactly what's going on.

2 Thank Judy12343
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016

I've been back to Flight Experience twice now and love it. The Captains I had both times were very friendly and informative. I was able to have as much or as little control of the aircraft as I wanted. The Captains both explained how to steer the plane to taxi on to the runway...not as simple as you think! The... More 

1 Thank 808louiseg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

Went to do this for a birthday present very realistic controls and very enthusiastic and patient pilots only thing is the cockpit doesn't move also many official items, models and books avaliable for purchasing after the flight which is great!

1 Thank Nick R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

Although this was my husband’s birthday present, given some months ago, we didn’t get around to booking until two weeks before Christmas… and were pleasantly surprised to find that there were specials on offer for Christmas! We saved $50 on a 1-hour flight. As we were in the city, we booked in person; the initial booking was completed efficiently and... More 

3 Thank RJB72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Fly an airbus!! Such a great experience. Thanks to the great staff for assisting in making it a top experience. Don't forget to get the recording! 😉

2 Thank GERARD F
Mornington, Australia
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

Experienced flying a Boeing 767, instructions were very informative and there was enough detail to take off and land. A brilliant experience and would do this again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is an amazing experience for those interested in flying as you get to "captain" a 737-800. You sit in the simulator cockpit and as you look out the cockpit window it looks like you really are flying. I chose to take off and land at Auckland airport and it really is the Auckland landscape. Then I flew from the... More 

Thank Grant B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

It was a birthday gift for our 8 year old son. Having chosen this over a party with his mates, he enjoyed the experience throughly. Tom, who was the instructor was great and managed to squeeze in 3 take offs and landings in 45 minutes.

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