If you're a school student (or parent) and would love to explore aviation as a potential career pathway, or to simply learn more about what it takes to be a pilot, then is program is for you! We have limited spaces for this program in the upcoming school holidays. Click the button below to be taken to our information page and expressions of interest form.Show me more...
Our Boeing 737 Experiences are what Flight Experience is known for. With the aid of a commercial pilot, you'll get to experience what it's like to command a commercial jet airliner. Our 737 simulator is used for real commercial pilot training – one of the best available to the public anywhere in the world. It’s a must try!
There are 4 experiences to choose from. Scroll down to compare and learn about what's in each Boeing 737 Experience.
On arrival to the Flight Experience™ store, present your personal boarding pass at the front counter. You'll be checked-in and introduced to your co-pilot.
2. Meet your first officer
Our flight instructor is your First Officer. All of our instructors are real pilots who have been trained in the Boeing 737 simulator and have a high-level of customer service and instructional skills.
3. Pre-flight briefing and flight plan
After assessing your level of expertise, your First Officer will help you choose your flight options and destinations. This includes a multi-media presentation and briefing video.
4. Boarding call
As the Captain, you will sit in the front left-hand seat while your passengers sit in the two jump-seats directly behind you. Strap in with your 5-point seat harness and real aircraft headsets. You're almost ready!
5. Ready for take-off
Your First Officer will brief you on the primary controls and instruments and then you're ready for take-off! With permission from Air Traffic Control, you advance the thrust levers and the aircraft hurtles down the runway.
6. Your flight experience
Your co-pilot calls out 'rotate' and you pull the control column back towards you and the nose wheel lifts off the runway…You’re airborne, and you can start to relax and appreciate the stunningly realistic scenery.