Magic Planet soars skies with new iPILOT A380 simulator
Magic Planet, the market leader in family entertainment centres in the region, is announcing another rewarding adventure with the opening of iPILOT, a world leading operator of flight simulator experiences.
Based in Magic Planet, City Centre Mirdif, iPILOT invites budding pilots and curious daredevils to learn how to fly the prestigious Airbus A380 within a realistic simulator. A point of attraction for tourists and residents, iPILOT is a dynamic new addition to the already diverse leisure and entertainment mix at Magic Planet, City Centre Mirdif.
The Airbus 380 simulator features iPILOT’s innovation in technology that enables customers to experience the thrill of flying the world’s largest passenger jet. Offering a total immersion experience in an enclosed cockpit, even real pilots can train in them. Customers are accompanied by instructors, many of which are experienced pilots, to give them an overview of the experience and explain the standard operating procedures before take-off or landing at more than 24,000 airports worldwide. A point of attraction for residents, tourists and also a unique team-building or corporate activity, iPILOT is a dynamic new addition to the already diverse leisure and entertainment mix at Magic Planet, City Centre Mirdif.
Omar El-Banna, Sales and Marketing Director at Majid Al Futtaim- Leisure & Entertainment, said, “Our newest partner, iPILOT is an exciting new attraction that complements Magic Planet’s diverse mix of family-oriented leisure pursuits. In addition to the unique experience this innovative technology brings, iPILOT incorporates an educational component that will certainly give us an edge in exceeding customers’ satisfaction while providing great moments.”
iPILOT was founded in 2009 by German entrepreneur and amateur pilot Wolfram Schleuter and has grown to nine locations in five countries. Experiences at iPILOT start at Dhs270 and the attraction caters to individuals, team building and other corporate activities.
Magic Planet currently has 17 entertainment outlets across the MENA region. It features video and redemption games, rides, pool table, soft play areas, rides, thrill attractions, gaming rooms and bowling alley. Its flagship store at City Centre Mirdif features iconic brands such as iFLY Dubai, Little Explorers and Soccer Circus Dubai.