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iPILOT Flight Simulator Experience London/Westfield

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Address: Ariel Way | Westfield London Shopping Centre, London W12 7GF, England
Phone Number: 020 3695 0968
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Description: London, home of great attractions including the London Eye, Madame...
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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It's a fun experience and should try if you want to get a hint of what happens in the cockpit. I took off and landed at couple airports. Choice available for any airport in world.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I took a half hour "flight" which was a present from my son using a Red Letter Days voucher. The booking and check in process were smooth. The flight itself was supervised by a professional pilot who explained the procedure and controls. It was interesting to see how the take-off and landing process works and the controls. The visual experience... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

It's a fun experience and should try if you want to get a hint of what happens in the cockpit. I took off and landed at couple airports. Choice available for any airport in world.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I bought this package for my son and his two friends to have a 90minute flight in a 'simulator' used by professional pilots ..... Well! Anyone thinking about paying for this experience please DONT! It's a complete waste of time and frankly you would have more pleasure spending your money on a chocolate bar! It's just a box in the... More 

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bracknell
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4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I had the 1 hour session. I had never done anything similar before. It is brilliant. The qualified pilot staff take you through the controls step by step and before you know it you are flying a Boeing 737. Fantastic experience!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went here with my kids. The fact they were bored after a few minutes says it all. Simulation should be used in loosest terms. Cons: -You press literally 2 buttons and move the steering wheel. That's it! -Graphics are terrible and resemble an old commodore Amiga. There are better graphics on my phone. -The cockpit is open for everyone to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have to admit that this was one of the best flight simulators I have ever been to! Great for beginners and experts alike. The staff are very friendly, the instructors are actually real pilots, that have first hand experience in flying. The condition of the flight simulator is wonderful. The pilots also know a lot about the planes themselves,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Just returned from a Flight Sim Experience with iPilot at Westfield and it really is an experience you should try at least once. Any one with half an interest or fascination with Aircraft and Flying should try it. It is quite expensive but well worth it. I recommend you find as much info on the web regarding 737 instruments panels... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Found the whole experience interesting, really enjoyed it but was very expensive for what you got. Quite realistic set within large shopping precinct plenty of good restaurants to choose from

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

iPILOT is the best thing I have done so far! I felt like I was flying a real Boeing 737-800! If I was you I would go! However only one bit was bad. I GOT THE WRONG DVD! GREAT EXPERENCE !!!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The perfect present for someone who likes planes....and absolutely fascinating as a passenger! Great staff who get the pilot involved from minute one. Would definitely recommend an hour so you get the practice....and look out for the offers. I got mine half price through amazon local. Seen the comments about the background noise...but to be honest.....I was so absorbed in... More 

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