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iPILOT Flight Simulator Experience London/Westfield

Ariel Way | Westfield London Shopping Centre, London W12 7GF, England
020 3695 0968
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Ranked #410 of 996 Activities in London
Type: Game/ Entertainment Centers, Amusement
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Owner description: London, home of great attractions including the London Eye, Madame Tussauds and The Tower of London now also boasts the first Flight Simulator in the capital."What a great Experience, highly recommended" comments THE OBSERVER.Available at Westfield London for tourists and Londoners alike to enjoy, iPILOT is a dream for budding pilots, allowing you to take control of a major passenger jet, with guidance from qualified pilot instructors, in a flight simulator similar to those used to train future pilots, starting at a hugely affordable GBP 49 for a flight Experience.The simulator gives you a choice to fly from and to 24000 different airports – allowing you to try to land into some of the trickiest airports and taking in panoramic views of some of the most beautiful cities in the world! Visitors to London might also want to recreate their own flight with themselves at the controls.As features by CNN, the Sunday Times, the Observer, The Telegraph

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Vantaa, Finland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I haven't been flying too much of computer simulators. I loved this! Important part was real cockpit with all the controls, how difficult it was to keep controlling those few things, tried night-time with meters only, thunderstorm etc. Naturally would be cool to have hydraulic one but checked those and that's totally different price range. Some said it bothers to... More

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Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was given the 15 minute experience "Flight" as a gift by my wife. Being an aviation nut, this was a logical choice. I've had the opportunity of an introductory flying lesson at our local light aircraft airport, and thoroughly enjoyed it, but being able to fly in something bigger, is restricted to highly trained pilots, so the gift of... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I bought a 30minutes simulator session as a birthday present for my husband. This had been advertised as a flight simulator session in which you can learn to take off and land a plane from a choice of 1000's of airports. We were very disappointed to find that the simulator was very basic with three screens in front of two... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This was booked for me as a present. I would not recommend this as a gift, I have been to a few simulators and these were the worst. The back sim is better but gets very hot, the front one just looks horrible. The instructors are amazing but you can see they are pushed for sales as that's all they... More

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Hampshire uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Had a hour and half simulator flight for my husbands birthday in August, after seeing the reviews I was a bit worried what to think, when we got there we had a lovely pilot who explained everything really well, my husband thought it was great we took of once and landed in 4 different countries the pilot was great and... More

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Was bought 2 30mins as my 50th birthday present. I shared it with my best friend. I didn't know it was going to be in basically a shop with the noise of screaming kids outside. I wasn't aware there was a "back room" version or I would have chosen that. To be fair the guys were nice and pleasant in... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
15 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Our family of four spent an afternoon flying with Captain Ross. It was one of the most memorable afternoons we have spent as a family. Our instructor, Ross, trains commercial pilots as well as nervous flyers (like me). It not only increased my comfort with flying, it was a treat to be able to sit behind my teenaged daughter and... More

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Took 2 x 11 yo boys who are both mad on flight on a Bank Holiday Monday. Westfield Centre was a nightmare - incredibly busy and the iPilot unit was not easy to find. Also, I found booking quite hard, as the person I spoke to on the phone did not have english as a first language - I'm not... More

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flyipilot, Marketing Manager at iPILOT Flight Simulator Experience London/Westfield, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are happy you described the actual flight experience as excellent and your boys enjoyed their time in our simulator. Regarding our prices we would like to refer to our newsletter and our Facebook page, where you will be one of the first to find out about special offers and other first-hand information. We... More

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I booked an hour "night flight" for an evening while I was in London on holiday. They did ask if I would like the cd\dvd and a picture, which I took being on vacation and all, but they didn't strike me like the types to stress out over a few pounds. I am a recreational pilot and found the graphics... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We went to Ipilot on Friday evening. On arrival we were asked for our identification and voucher. I flew the simulator as a gift from my husband. We were both disappointed with the simulator itself, poor graphics and rather 'unreal'. The co pilot practically did all of the flying, allowing me only to push the odd button. A big push... More

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