Hello guys! Got an email from a reader after I posted an Instagram photo 2 days back so I’d thought to share more about it on my blog :) This is not a sponsored review.
My boy is an aircraft enthusiast and like every other guy, dreams of piloting an aircraft and soaring high. But well, not everyone gets that chance so I thought to give him a surprise by bringing him to a flight simulator for an experience at SG Flight Simulations :)
Our instructor for the day was Mr Alex Tay, who was very friendly & knowledgeable. We met our instructor about 20 minutes earlier than our scheduled timing and he chatted with B a little, perhaps to get to know him better and liven up the mood :)
We walked into the cockpit and got settled in. The instructor started with some basic terms that sounded really tough to understand (for me), but B seemed to understand them all. I did catch some occasional words like miles, gliding, knots? Okay, ignore me. I’m probably not even spelling them right..
They say a focused man is a handsome man. But this man knows he’s being secretly photographed by me and finds time to turn around for a shot despite millions of buttons he needs to look at! #sovain
Just look at all these controls! It’s very real and intimidating when you have 9199012 buttons in your face.
Pretty sure if I were the one in the pilot’s seat, I’d be spending most of the time looking confused…
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Overall, the boyfriend rated it as a very good experience though it’s a tad expensive at $99 for just 45 minutes. BUT, it’s still way cheaper than the other flight simulator operator in SG though, which charges more than $200 for 45 minutes.
This could be a good gift/surprise if your other half is crazy about flying / planes. Sure, it doesn’t beat the real deal but for the experience of having so many buttons in your face, it’s definitely worth a try.
You can either buy a boarding pass from their website and it’s valid for a year, or just reserve a slot via phone and make payment on the actual day will do :)
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