Learn to fly a Boeing 737 in a flight simulator with realistic movement, sounds, visuals, and controls. This Chicago Flight Simulator Experience lets you experience the challenges and thrills of piloting a Boeing 737 without ever leaving the ground.
Take the controls and learn to fly a Boeing-737!
This experience is perfect for the first-time flyer who wants to discover what's happening in the cockpit during flight. You’ll feel like a real pilot as you push the throttle, adjust the rudder, and guide the plane’s nose towards the sky before attaining optimal altitude. It’s a unique, unforgettable adventure for almost any age and experience level!
Take a flight over your favorite city! During each simulator experience the pilot (that would be you) can select their airport of departure, weather conditions, and time of day.
The 737-800 flight simulator exactly reproduces the flight deck of a Boeing 737 NG. The seats, throttles, pedals, yoke, and switches are original parts of the real Boeing aircraft. The flight deck is a 1/1 scale reproduction with all the aircraft systems in the flight deck operational. The cockpit is surrounded by a 220° wraparound screen with HD imagery giving you a ‘as real as it gets’ feeling.
Some of the flights simulators cool features:
- 24,000 airports to choose from.
- High Definition 220° wrap-around view.
- Dynamic weather conditions (visibility, precipitation, cloud coverage, etc.).
- Fully functional avionics: Primary Flight Display (PFD), Navigation Display (ND), Inertial Reference System (IRS), Flight Management Computers (FMC), AutoPilot (AP).
- Functioning Auto Throttle (A/T) and Trim Wheels.
- A failure management system (possibility to simulate failures of many aircraft systems, including engines, electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, etc.).
When: Available year-round daily except Tuesdays.
Need to know:
- No experience is necessary.
- Minimum age for participation is 12 years of age.
- All instructors are licensed pilots.
- There are two observer seats in the simulator for family and friends that would like to watch you fly at no additional charge.
Whether you're interested discovering what its like to fly an airliner or your are looking for a unique Chicago gift experience, this full throttle adventure will give you memories to last a lifetime. Add 'flying' a Boeing 737 to your list of fun things to do in Chicago!
This Flight Simulator Experience takes place at Gurnee, Illinois, a short drive from Chicago. VIEW MAP
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