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Address: Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN , England
Phone Number: 01604211336
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Description: Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell...
Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell Aerodrome near Northampton. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people with a severe fear of flying. All of our instructors are commercially qualified with a number flying as current airline pilots with various airlines. The remainder are full time professional flight instructors with over 50 different types and more than 60,000 flying hours between them. Our instructors have flown everything from Boeing B747, B707, B737, Airbus A319, A320 & A321 through to large propliners and fast jets. If you are looking for a 5* rated simulation experience then we are the perfect destination.
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The Closest To Flying A Plane

Absolutely brilliant experience which was fun and realistic. Really good welcome from the staff as well. The pilot was fantastic, explained everything clearly and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Northampton
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Northampton
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80 reviews 80 reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Absolutely brilliant experience which was fun and realistic. Really good welcome from the staff as well. The pilot was fantastic, explained everything clearly and the experience was truly amazing.

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This was a Christmas present for our son. I would say that the visit was excellent. The simulator was very realistic, you certainly felt that you were in a real plane. We could choose where we took off and landed (vast choice of airports). We even managed a landing at the old Hong Kong airport which is no longer used.... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Bought for my son's 16th birthday and he loved it. Sophie, our pilot was great; she was so patient and inspired great confidence. It was very realistic and as a passenger, I really enjoyed the experience myself- even when we crashed! I'm now thinking about booking a session for myself some time!

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

worth every penny, flew into innsbruck and london city without drama and felt very realistic. good friendly staff.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My experience was well explained and I had an enjoyable time trying to leave a hard standing, taxiing, taking off, a circuit and bump and then a full landing and return to the stand. I felt it was rather hurried, especially the taxiing which left me at the end feeling slightly disappointed that the experience had become a rush to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

An excellent experience, well worth it. Would love to do it again and for longer. Very realistic, a lot more realistic than I was expecting.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My family bought me this experience for my 71st birthday and my son Greg and I had a terrific time with instructor Dominic. We left LGW, overflew London and landed at LHR. We then left JFK , circled NYC and Manhatten and landed back to JFK. The highlight was Hong Kong old airport where we took off, circled the harbour... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My lovely Husband got me my 90-minute flight experience for Christmas and what an experience it was, I thoroughly enjoyed myself and my Husband did too (he sat in the jump seat and isn't into aviation as much as I am). We were made to feel very welcome by lovely Jan on arrival. Jamie was my instructor and what a... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My Mum & Dad bought me this experience for my 40th birthday present. I had an excellent instructor called Sophie, who was very informative and didn't mind me asking lots of questions. I would recommend to a friend.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

If you have ever had the desire to fly a large jet...then this is for you !! My wife bought me a one hour slot for a Xmas present and I was hooked !!! I'm determined to continue flying" this thing " until I can land it without killing everyone !!! I find it all consuming...exhilarating . If only I... More 

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