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Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling experience on board a real B737-800 (motion) simulator or a Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet simulator with simulated motion or an Airbus A320 (motion) real aircraft cockpit, converted into a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday present for my father to rekindle memories of being an RAF pilot (40 years ago!). Captain Julian Wiggin was a star in the way he adapted the simulator experience to suit an individual who was taking the task very seriously - including challenge of...More

Thank Ian471
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Ian. Julian is a top instructor having been a training captain for Virgin. Glad you both had a good time and please do come again and try one of the other simulators. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is little I can add to the reports already recorded. To me the sensation of actually being aloft and flying the 737 was uncanny, the noises, the little bumps felt in flight and the g forces were all there. Would the plane fit through...More

Thank JohnLyndaCharlie
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John. Great to hear you had a good experience. We aim to make it as realistic as possible. Yes it's a small world at times. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its first time and didn't really do enough homework prior as there's allot of information to take in. You need the hour minimum and then your just getting into it and it's over. Made three landings in New York JFK and La Guardia.(heavily assisted) The...More

Thank Pete Y
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Pete. It takes years to train a professional pilot so don't beat yourself up too much. There's a limit to what anyone can achieve in an hour. We try and tailor the experience to the candidate so it sounds like your instructor thought you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this for my husbands birthday and we went, along with our daughter, for the flight. Our Captain was Andrew who was amazingly knowledgeable, patient and very personable too. The flight was brilliant, hard to believe we were still in Coventry when we came...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Magic. That's what we love to hear. Andy is a great instructor but then all of our guys are. Look forward to seeing you all again. We'll up the challenge next time - Captain Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got the chance to fly the A320 simulator for half an hour, was a truly incredible and thoroughly enjoyable experience. Opted for the Seattle route flying over mount rainer as this incorporated something scenic whilst also getting to experience a take off and landing. Special...More

2  Thank Neuralyze
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good to hear. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Very nice experience for everyone. We went there on my sons birthday party and everyone seems to be enjoying.

Thank Chris W
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Thanks Chris - Do come again for your birthday - Captain Chris

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Thank you to Rick for a great simulator session in the Airbus A320. My husband got this as a birthday gift and it was a really interesting and fun experience! Would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank ElinorVet
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Your turn next? Do come again. - Captain Chris

Reviewed August 16, 2018

Received this as a bday gift, and it was amazing! Would totally recommend as a gift for anyone interested in the field.

Thank rahulmoorthy
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thanks Rahul. See you again maybe. - Captain Chris

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Great place and experience if you are interested with flying. Took my teen children they loved and will obviously go back.

Thank John N
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Good to hear John. See you soon. Captain Chris

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

I am a private pilot in training and decided to treat myself to a one hour motion simulator flight in the A320 simulator. I was definitely not disappointed it was a fantastic experience the staff were very friendly and very informative will definitely be doing...More

Thank Ashley R
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thanks Ashley. Good to see you in uniform. See you again soon - Captain Chris

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Paul B
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
I would call them, it is quite technical, not a toy ..... But our grandson has been doing it since he was 13, but he does have a passion to fly commercially.
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Luis S
February 1, 2017|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Yes. that's correct. You can pay when you make your booking or on the day - Captain Chris Rigby
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Cilcommando
January 24, 2017|
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Hi there. The motion on the 737 and A320 is excellent but the graphics on the 747 are more impressive as it uses a wrap around cinema screen which is better for observers in the flight deck. Coupled with the vibration... More
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