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Fly a Boeing 737 aircraft!
Every one of us has thought about becoming a pilot at least once in our life. Complete this desire here at Bangkok by flying a Boeing 737 aircraft. You don't need any kind of pre-requisites to experience this flight. A real-life pilot will be there to help you and guide you about the flight. Experience what it takes to fly an aircraft in an extremely bad weather condition, taking-off and landing in real life situations.
There are four different packages available:
Scenic Flight (30 min) - Take off from your home airport and take a short local flight or see some world famous sites like pyramids, Eiffel tower, etc.
City circuit (45 min) - Practice your skills of take-off and landing. Enjoy this flight over the Himalayas and land you aircraft at some tough airports.
City Flyer (60 min) - You will also need to complete the preflight checklists and procedures in this package. Try a few take-offs, landings or a touch and go with challenging weather condition.
Ultimate Experience (90 min) - From entering the data into the flight computer to the route briefing this package will definitely give you an ultimate experience of flying an aircraft. You can also experience some serious situations like low fuel or engine failure.
How to reach:
Take the sky train till BTS Ekamai station and then leave through exit 4 to Gateway Ekamai. Other than this you can also take a private or shared cab or tuk-tuk.
Note: Individuals can bring only 2 people inside the cockpit as observer.
This activity is for individuals above the age of 8.
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The timing followed here is from 10.00 am to 10.00 pm. And it is available on 365 days a year. Many tourists, particularly, aircraft lovers flock together to this place throughout the year and get the best flight experience out of it. One can plan his visit to this place any day (either weekdays or weekends) and learn to become a pilot in less than a day. Since each activity is time-specific, there is no extension provided to the participants at any cost. They’re recommended to reach the location at the earliest and have a joyful ride.
The place is located exactly on the second floor, Gateway Ekamai, Connected to BTS Ekamai 982/22, Room 2112, Sukumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand. You can take a sky train and arrive at the BTS Ekamai Station. Then, you can leave through exit 4 to Gateway Ekamai. And the nearest stations to Gateway Ekamai are Wat Thattong (17 meters away), Jindawit School (183 meters away), and 65/1 (215 meters away). You can walk or go by tuk-tuk to reach the mall. Perhaps, if you’re new to Bangkok, then the most preferred way is hiring a cab from the hotel and heading directly to the place without any hassle.
There are four ticket options available, where tourists can choose anyone based on the time duration. Scenic Flight (30 min) – This 30 minutes ride will allow you to take off from the airport, have a short light, and witness some of the artificial wonders of the world like Pyramids, Eiffel Tower, etc. City Circuit (45 min) – In this session, you can learn some real flight techniques. Once you take off, you will be travelling over the Himalayas and other different landscapes, and finally, land your aircraft at some rough landing spaces. City Flyer (60 min) – Here, apart from the normal flight, you will also need to do the pre-flight checklists and procedures in this package, followed by a few takeoffs, landings, and traverse amidst the bad weather condition. Ultimate Experience (90 min) – In 1 hour and 30 minutes, you will learn the basic take off, landing exercises, handling the flight at adverse weather condition, and experience some highly critical situations such as low fuel or engine failure.
Yes. You can take photos after wearing a white coloured pilot uniform. The new-age travellers and family tourists come and take hundreds of photos inside the cockpit, which resembles the real aircraft’s interior. In addition, the ground staffs also capture some fascinating images of the participant while driving a huge aircraft. It makes one feel elated after wearing a nice pilot suit with a cap and controlling one of the best aircraft in the world. Hence, this lifetime opportunity needs to be captured picture-perfectly and show it to his/her close friends.
In Bangkok flight simulator, the flight experience uses state-of-the-art technology. The professional flight simulators are based on the Boeing 737-800. The simulators contain high-fidelity, real-size cockpits with accurate and fully-functional aircraft controls, instrumentation and systems. These simulators are utilized world-wide for pilot training purpose and provide clients with a fully immersive experience. Some of the key features are: • Fully functional aircraft panels, systems, avionics and controls, which includes glass cockpit instrument displays. Moreover, there are Flight Management Computers (FMC), Autopilot Director System (AFDS), TCAS, weather radar, and EGPWS. • 180 degrees curved screen High Definition Visual System. • Surround stereo sound system with seat shakers including realistic sounds and vibrations, and so on.
Yes. In Bangkok Flight Simulator, the instructors speak English, and all the instructions are given in English itself. However, for local tourists, they’d prefer teaching in native language for better understanding. Considering tourists from American, Australian, and other European countries, the management and staffs have deployed English speaking instructors. They’re professionally-trained instructors, who can teach all the necessary concepts and theories in a layman’s term. If you find any doubt in their instructions, you can ask them and get clarified immediately.
As per the cancellation policy, if anyone wants to cancel the flight simulation activity, they need to do it at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled date and time. And they’re eligible for a refundable amount. If one cancels the activity within 24 hours before the start date, he or she is not eligible for any refundable amount. Please note that the applicable refund amount will be processed and sent within 10 business days.
Yes, of course. Children who are above 8 years of age can indulge in this enthralling activity. The Flight Simulator experience in Bangkok is specially designed for both adults and children. However, considering the technicalities, various factors like mental ability, critical thinking, decision making, etc. there is a minimum age limit fixed for tourists. Here, kids get the most sought-after flight experience for the first time, and it eventually induces them to become a world-class pilot in the future. They love knowing every detail in the cockpit and ask as many questions as they’d want.
There can be one participant, accompanied by the other two individuals present inside the cockpit at once. Since the entire flight simulator is inspired by the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the cockpit is also built accordingly. Once you’ve entered into the cockpit, a real-life pilot will be seated on the other side to guide you with the flight. After completing one session, the next individual can take the wheel, and others remain as observers.
When we hear the term “flight simulator”, we immediately start dreaming about sitting in a cockpit, wearing a pilot suit, and driving the world’s number one aircraft at ease. Well, the Bangkok Flight Simulator gives the exact experience to its customers. It’s famous for having highly sophisticated engineering, professional instructors, and promising the real-time flight experience. Thus, one should try this unparallel journey at least once in a lifetime.
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