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Sim-Fly Norfolk

Old Buckenham Airfield Abbey Road | Main Hangar Offices, Office Suite, Old Buckenham NR17 1PU, England
+44 1953 860914
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Fantastic!

Purchased for my son as a birthday present. He was buzzing for days afterwards, a truly fantastic... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michelle W
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Great experience, highly recommended.

This was bought for me as a gift and what a great gift it was. I always wanted to be a pilot... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
BigGdawg_Norwich
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Flight simulator fun for all ages & experiences, great gift or day out. We suggest you start with a Cessna 172 training aircraft, under the guidance of John Hoyte a qualified pilot and flying instructor. Your fun sessions will be tailored to your ability and after a few minutes on the ground learning the controls, you will be controlling a simulated aircraft for take-off and may even fly over your house. Using our fixed simulator you can experience the thrill of flying in our state-of-the-art flight simulator, without physically moving around. Our 10 X 8 foot screen, surround sound and vibrating seat creates a realistic feel and the controls are authentic giving that real flying experience. It is hard to believe you're still on the ground... Fly from Norwich International or any airport of your choice including most airfields in the world. We control the weather and time of day, so the more experienced you become the greater the challenge. You always have your dedicated pilot giving you guidance and friendly advice. Learn to cope with an engine failure or other serious challenges, but only when you are ready to do so. Situated at old Buckenham Airfield we are close to the A11. We never rush you and can offer the chance to experience flying historic bi-planes, WW2 aircraft or the latest fast jets. Our simulator is suitable as a Gift or Days outs for individuals and small groups. We create special packages for corporate events and incentive days and even stag and hen parties. A joint package of the flight simulator, the historic 453rd BG flying museum and Jimmy's café (named after US film star Jimmy Stewart, who flew who flew from Old Buckenham airfield) can be tailored to meet your needs. For a fun package that starts at £49 for an hour, we offer great value, Sim-Fly's hands on simulator experience in a light aircraft is so realistic - when compared with flying in a passenger jet.
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Purchased for my son as a birthday present. He was buzzing for days afterwards, a truly fantastic experience.

Thank Michelle W
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great to hear - there's always more to learn and fun to be had! Thank you. JH

Reviewed 9 January 2018

This was bought for me as a gift and what a great gift it was. I always wanted to be a pilot growing up but due to educational and physical restraints I could never fulfil my dreams. 37 years on and there I was doing...More

Thank BigGdawg_Norwich
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Good fun trip Guy, I'm glad you're thinking of taking up flying - a great learning tool and hope to see you all again. Thank you. JH

Reviewed 27 November 2017

I had 2 hours in the simulator under Johns guidance and thoroughly enjoyed flying and landing several aircraft,it was so realistic you actually felt as though you were in the air. I would highly recommend this experience to anyone and will definitely be back to...More

Thank Les E
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2017

Thanks Les - glad you enjoyed it - see you again soon hopefully.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I visited Sim-Fly recently and had a great experience. John was very welcoming and we discussed how the time was going to work followed by a very good overview of how the simulator worked. I took off from Norwich airport, flew over my old house,...More

Thank ChrisWhiting77
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Chris - it was a pleasure all round - you said you would come back and we hope you will! Many thanks again. JH

Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant and realistic flight controls. A real taste of how to pilot a plane with the added advantage of a huge selection of aircraft any where in the world. All for the same price!

Thank A P
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Glad we could help you - hurry back soon! JH

Reviewed 25 October 2017

I had a thoroughly enjoyable time on John's simulator. It was a lot better than I was expecting and as near to real life as I believe you can get. Flying a Lancaster was a dream come true for me. I shall certainly visit again...More

Thank Shane C
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I would like to start off by saying a huge big thank-you to all the team at sim-fly Norfolk for making this a truly amazing experience.as a frustrated pilot,and I doubt there are quite a few out there! I found myself at the controls of...More

Thank stokesadrian
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My wife bought me a slot on John's simulator for my birthday and, after a slight hiccough over arranging a suitable date, I finally got my surprise present. The simulator is set up in an old hangar on Old Buckenham airfield and is fairly easy...More

Thank Bobsmumanddad
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was a birthday present from my family and it was top notch. The experience was a terrific afternoon spent with John and Harvey who combined to provide a most welcoming time with them. As an old aviator I could not have been better pleased...More

Thank Patricia R
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi George & Reg, Thanks for your enthusiastic comments, it was great fun and we look forward to welcoming you back for more. JH

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I loved every minute! .John was a top notch instructor. I'll definitely be back and intend to bring the flight enthusiasts in the family. Fantastic gift!

Thank galsmiff
John H, Owner at Sim-Fly Norfolk, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for your kind endorsement - we'll see you again soon. John & Harvey

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Yes we can do gliders - aero tow and then cast off and away....Huge fun.
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