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Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center

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Address: 1650 S Sinclair St, Anaheim, CA 92806-5927
Phone Number: +1 714-937-1511
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Consistently voted one of the top things to do in Orange County, Flightdeck...

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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Tries as much as possible to reflect the whole experience from briefing to debrief including assistance with getting into the cockpit with a perspecs canopy including flight... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tries as much as possible to reflect the whole experience from briefing to debrief including assistance with getting into the cockpit with a perspecs canopy including flight suit. Best experienced with six friends to shoot them out of the sky.

1 Thank Opanook
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff are friendly and helpful! The simulator looks amazing, briefing is simple and praticle. Will visit again

Thank Leo C
Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Flew the Fox1 program. You are the pilot with takeoff and landings, and realistic dog fights. Very friendly and competent staff to help you get everything out of the experience.

Thank ge0strick
Corona, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Really had a great time and the people are helpful and friendly, even cheerful because everybody is there just having fun. Didn't know we would be giving a training briefing ahead of time. Obviously, this helped as there isn't much time when your flying to learn a few basics. I flew the B 737 making a successful take off from... More 

Thank gtkoziel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Went back for a 2nd visit and did the Fox 2 mission, well worth it as expected, friendly staff are still there, wifi available for non flying family members to help them be entertained if they don't want to watch the action on the screens the entire time. Well worth a visit

Thank Darryn F
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Flew a 737 jet. The instructor was excellent, and the after a 20-minute classroom session, the real fun began. Flying a 737 for over an hour! Very exciting and very realistic, even without the added motion that the more sophisticated (but also more $$) flight simulators have. If you go, select the long (90-minute) session. It's not cheap, but you... More 

Thank oncsak
Placentia, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Since I am a licensed pilot, my son-in-law surprised me with a flight session for a Boeing 737 to experience something other that a Cessna. Dave was our instructor (retired airline pilot) who took us thru what we were about to do. It's amazing what one must do to prepare and execute a flight on a major passenger jet. The... More 

1 Thank Victorfox
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Was in the area for a conference in early July and decided to stop by. The Garrett and Lily were great fun, it was challenging and the simulators were top notch. Had such a blast I immediately tried to join the next group but no surprise they were booked solid! If I'm ever in the area again I will definitely... More 

Thank Shaun F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

After a quick but informative training we climbed into our stationery cockpits and prepared for battle. I don't play video games, neither does my husband, so it took a few minutes to get the eye-hand coordination down. It was a fun time for a reasonable price.

1 Thank Dawn K
Newport Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a great experience for the family to fight each other with jets over san diego. It was very fun and worth to do on multiple occasions so you can get used to flying the jet well.

1 Thank ScottHoag

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