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Full-Motion Flight Simulators

Take the Controls of a Fighter Plane

An Air Zoo staff member assists two visitors with a flight simulatorThe Air Zoo's fleet of state-of-the-art flight simulators will take you places you've never been. So get ready - you're next.

Slide in and strap down. Get ready for a sortie in one of the most advanced full-motion flight simulators in the world, that is available to civilians. Here comes the heart pounding and quick breathing - in just a few seconds, this adventure will be literally in your hands.

Remember, you're in control!
You can put your fighter through stomach-churning barrel rolls and hair-raising touchdowns on landing strips. Strafe the landscape with your machine guns.

View the Flight Simulator in Action!

Ride Restrictions

Min. 48" tall and max. 250 lbs.
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