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User currently offlineFlyerC_B757 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 963 times:

Hi,

Are there any airline pilots who could get me into one of their airline's simulators? I'd appreciate it.  Smile

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User currently offlineAccidentally From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 642 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 892 times:
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Probably, but they charge like $1000 for a 1 hour slot...


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User currently offlineTygue From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 879 times:

18 dollars a minute, CDN, and you can have one all to yourself!

User currently offlineOldman From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 860 times:

I'm not saying it cannot be done but It may well take an "Act of Congress"  Smile The major that I worked for and all others that I'm aware of do not take visitors to the simulator for many reasons. One would be that there would be training going on and any visitors would be a distraction to the operation. Another would be for security reasons and another would be liability reasons. Generally speaking there is hardly ever any "open" time when the simulator is not being used for training or maintenance "tune up". So, should you wish to fly the simulator, keep working and studying and get hired as a First Officer. And then I don't think you will think it's so much fun  Smile Regards, Oldman

User currently offlineRyu2 From Taiwan, joined Aug 2002, 487 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 865 times:

For United, check out http://www.ualservices.com/buissupp_pilot.html

I read that BA has something similar too.


User currently offlineUSAFHummer From United States of America, joined May 2000, 10685 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 839 times:

UA is biased against the younger aviation buffs here...why??

Greg



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User currently offlineQantasA330 From Iraq, joined Dec 2000, 306 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 832 times:

I fly United's brand new 747-400 sims at DTK (Denver Training Center - or "Kingdom" as it is nicknamed) all the time. My friend's father works for UAL, and is a Standards Capt. - He only flies about once per month... the rest of the time he is at the sims giving check rides. I last flew the #2 UAL 747-400 Simulator on Saturday. I flew VERY well, and we were in there for 3 1/2 hours. And it cost me nothing. I think we have the #4 Sim this w/e (it might be #1) for 4 hours.

:::QantasA330:::


User currently offlineGib From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 827 times:

Don't some carriers have a deal where you can use FFY mileage for a sim ride?? I think you'd have to redeem something like 100K miles for an hour. I seem to recall it was/is DL & UA.

Gib



User currently offlinePHLyBoy From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 70 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 824 times:

AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! Guess where I'm going for my next vacation?????!?!?!?!?!

User currently offlineLog From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 814 times:

There is some info in this thread www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/402222/ on the general aviation board.

Log


User currently offlineIFF/7000 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 1 week 1 day 4 hours ago) and read 796 times:

Sair and Sabena have a system where you can exchange miles against a flight sim ride. I suppose other carriers must be doing this to.

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