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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

Good briefing, good time keeping, fantastic 747 simulator and excellent instruction. Looking forward to going again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Good briefing, good time keeping, fantastic 747 simulator and excellent instruction. Looking forward to going again.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My mum had booked me this experience for my birthday. She was away on holiday at the time so emailed it to me a few days before with all the information I needed and confirmation of the time etc, which had been sent from FSM to her. So I turned up with the reference number, but was immediately told that... More 

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

I'm sorry it didn't work out yesterday for you Lynsey. There is really no point in going through the detail here except to say the numbers we had been given for the booking were incorrect. We also check the day before you arrive and attempted to confirm the correct number when we found it was wrong. You are clearly asked... More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was my second visit to FSM which I received as a present for my 40th Birthday. I flew the 737 on my first visit and this time had a go at flying the 747. The guys are all very friendly and as I had a small amount of knowledge they let me decide how I wanted to set up... More 

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

Thanks David. Glad you enjoyed your second visit. We can raise the anti for you next time. Want to fly a 737 on one engine? - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Birmingham
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My Wife bought me a 30 minute simulation on board a 737. we arrived early, and was met by Roy. Roy was a very congenial man, who check us in and very happily answered mine, and my wife's questions. My Wife has always been a nervous passenger on board aircraft's, and after talking to Roy, seemed to feel more relaxed,... More 

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

Thanks Neil. Very pleased you had such a good time. Please tell all you friends about us and we look forward to seeing you again in the future. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Really lovely experience. Very friendly staff and excellent instructor, Dave. Very knowledgeable about informative. Would recommend and definitely would go again!

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

Great. Do come again and don't forget that £50 off return visit voucher. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant experience! We would recommend it to any-one. The staff were excellent in helping us through the different stages, my husband enjoyed his experience immensely and we thank his instructor, Julian, who was very helpful and patient througout. Thank you all at FSM for a day to remember. :-)

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

Thanks Elaine. Julian will be pleased you had a good time. Please come again and perhaps your turn next time?? The ladies do better than the guys on average if they have never flown before. Surprise yourself! - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Thanks to everyone at FSM for making this an amazing experience. Special thanks to Julian (my captain) for his excellent tuition on the 747 simulator and for his choice of airports. Flying out of Salzburg and over the Alps was magnificent, and the landing at Kai Tak certainly brought on an adrenaline rush. Must go again !!!

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

Hi Paul. Thanks for the comments. Julian is an ex-Virgin training captain on the 747. You don't get much closer to god than that in the aviation industry, but what a great guy he is. Yes do come back and perhaps try the 737 or the A320or even the Space Adventure. That really is something spectacular. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

BIRMINGHAM UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Recently attend FSM for a flight to "Saltzburg". On arrival, all were very friendly and initially introduced to Chris who firstly made a cup of tea and settled me done for my pre-flight introduction. Dave was my flight instructor who was extermely friendly, helpful and interesting and answered all my questions. I also upgraded to the 1 hour flight and... More 

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

Well done Keith and glad you enjoyed your day. As you say, upgrading to the hour and the motion option is really well worth while. The cheapest motion simulator I know of is over £350, so we are half the price of those offerings and some go up as high as £800 / hour. Ours are real simulators, not mock... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Had a fantastic experience in Boeing 737 flight simulator as a birthday gift. The instructor Captain Dave was very friendly and made you at ease. There is so much to take in and so little time. The whole trip felt so real especially dodging the mountain peaks around Salzburg airport. Will definitely try the jumbo next time!

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

By the sound of it, you only had the half hour. Maybe extend to the full hour on the 747 next time and don't forget you get £50 off if you re-book within 7 days. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've just completed a flight simulator experience on the Boeing 737 flying out of Salzburg. A fantastic experience and I will definitely return. I wish I'd worked harder at school and trained to be a pilot!! Thanks to Chris and my instructor Rick. Regards Will P

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

Thanks Will. Rick will be pleased you had such a good time. Salzburg is reasonably challenging. How about Innsbruck or Kai Tak next time. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
Phone Number: +44 845 474 7737
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Coventry

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