A new GBP4 million attraction looking into the history of aviation opened in London today.
The Emirates Aviation Experience was opened by Mayor of London Boris Johnson and Emirates’ president Tim Clark next to the Emirates Air Line. The attraction includes four flight simulators for the Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 as well as a 3D hologram of the insides of an aircraft, a HD video wall and full-size nose cone and flight deck of an A380.
“The Emirates Aviation Experience is a veritable Aladdin’s cave of technological wizardry and gizmos that will give people of all ages a real insight into the wonders of flying. Nestled right beside the stunning Emirates Air Line, this fantastic feat of British engineering is a great new attraction that provides yet another draw for people to come to Greenwich,” said Johnson.
The attraction will be open from 8am to 7pm and is located to the Emirates Greenwich Peninsula terminal of the cable car.
“The Emirates Aviation Experience is a celebration of flight and the industry our airline serves. It is an educational resource which opens the lid on something I still find amazing even now – how airplanes physically work, how they get off the ground and even more importantly, how they land,” said Clark.
Entry into the attraction is GBP3 for adults and GBP1.50 for children with simulator experiences from GBP45 for a 30-minute slot when booked in advance.