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Step in and strap yourself!
This simulator allows riders complete control to 360 degree pitch, roll, loop, spin and spiral action while viewing MaxFlight's thrilling dynamic Virtual Flight Combat program on a huge 58" screen in the cockpit.
$4 per person/ride
For your safety:
All riders must be at least 42" tall.
All riders less than 48" must be accompanied by an adult.
All riders must be less than 76" tall
There is a 500 pound max weight for all rides.
This ride is not recommended for guests with:
- High Blood Pressure
- Back, neck or bone injury
- Recent surgery or illness
- Heart trouble