Flightdeck Air Combat Center

Southeast Anaheim

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Good for a 60-Minute Delta session only. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

  • $69 for a 60-minute Delta Mission at Flightdeck Air Combat Center
  • Realistic flight simulation in a full-scale F-16 jet fighter simulator
  • Includes an education in take-offs and landings, basic aerial maneuvers, pre-flight combat briefing and training
  • In-flight instruction from Flightdeck’s capable and friendly staff, plus radio communication with other pilots and the control tower.
  • An opportunity to wear a military aviation flight suit and release your inner Tom Cruise from Top Gun
  • Safe for the weak of stomach
  • Must be at least 13 years old.
  • Reservation required.

Reviews

TripAdvisors give Flightdeck Air Combat Center 4.5-owl eyes and consider it the #1 activity to do in Anaheim, more than going to Disneyland; Yelpers also give it a 4.5-star rating: > * I went to this attraction to satisfy my husband wishes. I thought that I would hate it. I found it surprisingly awesome. – kiwigalNewZealand, TripAdvisor. > * This reminded me of the flight simulator games I used to play on my computer, but on a much bigger and better scale! – elvolo, TripAdvisor. > * Flightdeck Air Combat Center is a great experience for anyone who wants the experience of air combat. – Jodi B., Yelp.

Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center

"Shake it!" your headset blares as you push on the jet's throttle. Your nose tips, the ground becomes a wall, and you're diving in a last-ditch effort to lose the fighter behind you. Its shots go wide and it swoops overhead, leaving you to level out just as the radio tower ends the dogfight: "Knock it off, knock it off." With your wheels back on the ground, you step out of the simulator's cockpit and catch your friend’s eye: Missed me.

At Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, aerial battles between friends take place on the ground. The screens of nine authentic military fighter-jet simulators broadcast the same views a pilot might see while soaring at 600 knots. Though the simulators remain on the ground, all the controls, radio orders, and UFO weigh stations mirror those encountered on an actual flight. People may come in with a friend or with a party, where guests and friends target one another during virtual missions, from the introductory Fox-1 experience to the three-hour Viper-1 course, which covers advanced topics such as missile avoidance. After team-building events, participants can even receive personalized dog tags as souvenirs.

Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center also has an exact replica of a Boeing 737-700 cockpit. Inside, a 180-degree wraparound screen transports pilots to airport runways from around the world. Commercial-flight drills present common challenges such as piloting through turbulence and wiping spilled coffee off the controls, testing visitors between their takeoff and landing.

Customer Reviews

It's OK you get what you pay for. Obviously an actual flight simulation center would be more expensive. This is good for the kids.
Abdali M. · January 2, 2017
It was a great experience. The staff was fun and nice. if the was a way to improve, I think having a radar of the others would be good. Also, to change that when you re-enter you should not be placed in the middle of the others out in their line of sight to easily get shot down quickly.
James I. · December 28, 2016
Awesome experience
Mirella L. · December 26, 2016
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    Southeast Anaheim

    1601 S Sunkist St.

    Suite A

    Anaheim, California 92806

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