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Virtual Aviation

The Airport Newmarket Road | Cambridge Airport, Gate E, Cambridge CB5 8RX, England
+44 1223 979737
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Fantastic Experience a Must do

This was FANTSTIC a must do for anybody the chance to fly a simulator that is normally used to... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
840antony1954
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Just an Amazing Experience

What a fantastic experience I have had today with Virtual Aviation in Sywell. Northamptonshire... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
chrisgibbons2
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Prices start from £290. The simulator is available 16 hrs a day, 7 days a week (advance booking required - please call before visiting). Experience a thrilling flight at the controls of Virtual Aviation's new Boeing 737 flight simulator at Cambridge Airport. This brand-new, multi-million pound flight simulator is the most advanced of its kind. It's normally used for training airline pilots, but it's also available to members of the public. Book a 'Flight Simulator Experience' and you'll get to experience the sheer thrill of flying a large passenger jet - with hands-on guidance from an experienced airline pilot.
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The Airport Newmarket Road | Cambridge Airport, Gate E, Cambridge CB5 8RX, England
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was FANTSTIC a must do for anybody the chance to fly a simulator that is normally used to train or re test pilots. We booked the 2 hour session on their advice and it was correct 1 hour is too short in the simulator....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

What a fantastic experience I have had today with Virtual Aviation in Sywell. Northamptonshire after my wife purchased a flight sim ride for me as a Christmas present. I had tuition in a Boeing 737-800 series flight simulator with my instructor Stuart who was amazing...More

1  Thank chrisgibbons2
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Booked this as a surprise for my husbands 60th birthday. From contacting VA I knew I had made the right decision with choosing this company. Very professional and friendly. We were greeted by Mark, offered refreshments and taken though a briefing session. Throughout our time...More

Thank NO_HS2
Reviewed 18 December 2016

On numerous occasions, my family have used the firm's onsite training facilities in Cambridge as well as their various Level D full motion flight simulators near Gatwick. Our experience has been simply wonderful - from the administrators in the office to the flight instructors, everyone...More

1  Thank HBBG6688
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Make no doubt about it, this costly experience of flying a 737 in a simulator is worth every penny. Patient teaching for an hour or so is followed by the most amazing experience, "flying" a 737 over London after taking off from Heathrow. Then, if...More

Thank F1523XKdavidc
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A good experience with an experienced pilot. The briefing was thorough and lots of choice of manouvres to try, and airports for landing and take off. All staff very welcoming. Just wish they could add the hydraulic element to the simulator!

Thank majlis2016
Reviewed 23 May 2016

OMG I was so so not looking foreward to this lame Christmas present how wrong and ungrateful do I feel?? It was one of the most thrilling and amzing experiences of my entire life you must try it!!

Thank j0die100
Reviewed 10 April 2016

My fourth visit to Virtual Aviation and it just keeps getting better. My chief training goal on this visit was to experience the full automatic capabilities of the jet including using the Flight Management Computer. I had recently purchased an advanced PC flight simulator program...More

Thank Gray492
Reviewed 18 November 2015

And with that, I would like to apologize to the folks back in coach for my porpoising around the assigned altitude and that unfortunate roll into the ocean. The simulator is not full motion but your brain sure thinks it is. In a turn it’s...More

Thank Gray492
Virtual A, Manager at Virtual Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2016

We are so glad that you had a good time at our simulator! Thank you for the positive review, and we look forward to seeing you again later in the year!

Reviewed 28 July 2015

First of all let me say its just amazing talking to a pilot let alone the experience. We got this a present for my husbands 40th birthday and you can take another three people with you. So went as a family with our two boys....More

Thank PDKJ
Virtual A, Manager at Virtual Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2016

Thank you for your kind review - we are so glad that you had a good time with us, and that your husband and boys did too!

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