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Flight Simulators Midlands

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
Phone Number: +44 845 474 7737
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Description: Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling...
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 real aircraft, converted into a simulator. All are fitted with the latest Glass Cockpit Instrumentation (PFD/ND or EFIS)and the latest graphics available. Fly the mountains around Salzburg or the waterways of Hong Kong. These simulators have trained thousands of professional pilots over the years. (They are not replica simulators like many on offer). Now it's your turn to sit where they did and learn the tricks of the trade. We highly recommend a full hours flight time to get the best from your visit. Welcome on board. Captain Chris Rigby (Chief Pilot FSM)
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Fantastic experience, left wanting more!!!!

I was brought a Flight Simulator experience for Christmas by my girlfriend, I booked my 90 minute experience (30mins briefing, 60mins flying) in the Boeing 747 simulator. On... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I was brought a Flight Simulator experience for Christmas by my girlfriend, I booked my 90 minute experience (30mins briefing, 60mins flying) in the Boeing 747 simulator. On arrival were greeted very professionally and politely, checked in and had a photo taken which can be purchased for £10 at the end of your session. We sat to watch the briefing... More 

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived and were offered a drink during pre flight briefing, the expierance was a 747-400. Wraparound screens made it feel like a true flight. Excellent! The only down side it was a bit expensive, I have had a real flight in a four seater for about the same

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

well what an experience,visited on 27.08.15 and was greeted with a friendly face and warm smile. After a very informative briefing i met my instructor Peter green. Had a flight from Heathrow to Gatwick with a bit of a sightseeing tour in between. The whole experience left me shaking with adrenaline. The flight was so real it is hard to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

The simulator is a very fun experience and I would highly recommend this to anybody. All of the instructors are ex pilots and are very good at explain what you have to do and why the aircraft behaves in the way it does. I have done this experience twice now and have not been duappointed either time. I would suggest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My son bought me a 747 flight and I had the very hard task-master Chris Rigby (the boss!!) as my instructor. The session starts with a briefing about how aircraft fly and what does what. It is an intense 45 minutes. Then you are collected from the briefing room and taken to your aircraft. We decided to fly our 747... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Ah, we like to keep you on your toes. Well done David. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My family sent me off to Flight Simulator Midlands to treat me to a simulator flight. I took a couple of passengers along for the ride! The sign off the main road was clear and parking was right outside the front door. As we were early,so we went upstairs to the restaurant and had a nice meal each for not... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Hi Mark. Glad you enjoyed the flight. May I explain a bit about the visual display. Professional pilots are not interested in the side windows, it's what's in front that is important, so most professional simulators are forward view only. There are some fancy ones now that do give you side views but they are largely irrelevant to flight training.... More 

Atherstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I bought this as a gift for my 17yr old son and boy what a great afternoon we had. I paid the extra to sit inside the cockpit to watch and even managed to take some great pictures. We cannot praise the instructor Capt Chris Rigby enough, he made the whole experience very enjoyable in a very bewildering environment. We... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

That's great. Thanks Colin. Your son did very well and it's always nice to be able to relax and let the student get on with it. Look forward to seeing you both again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

was bought this as a birthday present as I am an anorak when it comes to planes and flying on microsoft simulator on my computer. Flew the 737 and chose hong kong as I always use that airport at home. Whilst my computer is very realistic the real thing was mind blowing and really just like the real thing. Dave... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Martin. Always pleasing when experienced flight simmers enjoy their ride. Try the 747 next time. The graphics are brilliant. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having been given a flight simulator gift as a Fathers day present, I went with my wife as observer, and we were both made welcome by all. The 90 minutes was really fascinating and excellent, from the briefing to your actual flying, having been a passenger on some long haul flights it was very exciting to see and "do" what... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Well done Bob. It doesn't matter how old you are and at 71 you are a spring chicken compared to some who have visited us. Do come again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I'm sorry to say that my flight in the 747 simulator with Vic left me disappointed and frustrated. The purpose of these experiences is to give flying enthusiasts who are never likely to actually fly a 747 the opportunity to experience what it's like to be at the controls, one of the main highlights of this is to attempt to... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Hi Chris. Firstly let me say that what we offer is not a fun fair ride and we do not allow guests to crash, even if they think it's funny or irrelevant. The software does not like it and it can take a long time to re-set it after an event. Vic is a very experienced professional pilot and as... More 

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