Virtual reality is going to change the way we experience things. There are already plenty of interesting virtual reality headsets and games around. Birdly happens to be an installation that relies on VR to help you experience flying. You can control the simulator with your hands and arms.
Using an Oculus Rift headset, the participant is put in a virtual environment a a virtual Red Kite. With sonic, olfactoric, and wind feedback, the participant is going to get a richer experience. The simulator controls the headwind with a fan in accordance with the speed of the bird. The above video shows Birdly in action.