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Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center

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Address: 1650 S. Sinclair St., Anaheim, CA 92806
Phone Number: +1 714-937-1511
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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
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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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Fly a jet fighter

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Newport Beach
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Newport Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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.

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1 Thank ScottHoag
Mission Viejo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very sophisticated flight simulation center. The F-16 and Boeing 737 cockpits were very realistic and the staff made the experience fun and exciting. It was well thought out for beginners to aviation all the way to the experienced aviator. A must for anyone that loves aviation.

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1 Thank acorbett44
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had so much fun and I learned a lot about the Boeing 737-800. The simulator felt like the real thing! I definitely recommend it.

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1 Thank jbbaseball
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I walked in to see what flight deck was. The receptionist was extremely friendly and helpful. She booked us for a flight the next afternoon. The price was amazingly reasonable to my surprise the experience was absolutely amazing. First they take you in to get a flight suit on then they take you for your pre flight... More 

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1 Thank Ralph M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

After suiting up and receiving helpful training, you sit in a full scale cockpit with actual F-16 cockpit displays and controls. The wide view screen displays the airport, sky and earth with high quality realism of a video game - it feels like you are sitting in a real life fighter jet cockpit. The screen and HUD update simultaneously as... More 

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1 Thank Russ M
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The place is clean and very organized. You start by being briefed on your mission and how the to fly your airplane. In short 1 hour of fun.

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2 Thank John D
Placentia, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Okay, it's not super-realistic, but go with friends and you'll have a great time shooting one another down and learning some elementary principles of air-air combat. Oh, and you get to try to land on a carrier as well.

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1 Thank Stan D
Walnut, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My mom gave my dad and I the Viper 1 package as a Christmas present. The facility was very clean, organized, and appropriately aviation themed. The staff was knowledgeable and payed very close attention to detail, and gave in depth pre-flight briefings so we could have more flight time in the simulator rather than figuring it out on the go.... More 

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1 Thank gquiros2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

had a blast dressing up like a fighter jet pilot and shooting down other jets - practice honing in on other jets, getting a lock and firing missiles

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1 Thank Robert E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Great facility. I'm an FAA rated Commercial pilot with a little 737 time. Have not been in a 737 simulator in many years. My instructor, David, did a great job. Would highly recommend this place.

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