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Flight Simulators Midlands

Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
+44 845 474 7737
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Ranked #2 of 35 Attractions in Coventry
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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). 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. Welcome on board. Captain Chris Rigby (Chief Pilot FSM) « less
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My daughter bought a half hour simulator experience for my birthday. I upgraded to one hour and with hindsight would have been better with 1 1/2 hours as it was my first simulator experience and there is a lot to get to grips with!! A day take off and landing at Salzburg and night take off and landing in Hong... More

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aberdeen uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

I was given this experience as a present from my son (who had previously had a session at Midlands Flight Simulators) and his wife. My wife and I arrived early and were warmly and professionally welcomed. The pre flight presentation was very informative, well laid out and logical and there was the facility to replay a section in order to... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was my second flight with Flight Sim Midlands. Last year I flew the 737 for two half hour sessions and have now just had an hour in the 747 under the expert guidance of Josh who could not have been more helpful. Half an hour on auto pilot around New York and a half hour manual flying from Birmingham... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have been interested in aviation all my life but had never experienced a flight in a simulator except on a computer. I was given a voucher by my Family as a Birthday present .My Wife and I drove to Coventry Airport and on arrival at FSM we were greeted by professionals who were very friendly and quickly put us... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My wife purchased a surprise 737 flight simulation for my 65th birthday. What a present!! We were greated by a very polite gentleman who proceeded to give me the flight power point presentation, explaining in detail how the controls work and how to fly the aircraft. Dave, the qualified pilot arrived and took us to the flight simulator. He explained... More

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

Thanks for the comments. I'll pass on your wishes to Captain Dave Warner. - Captain Chris Rigby More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

What a great experience! I was bought a voucher for a 30 minute 747 experience for my birthday. The staff were all very friendly and my instructor, Pete Green was excellent. He explained everything very clearly as we flew from Salzburg, through the mountains and back again. Hands on time was good and I found the autopilot fascinating. It is... More

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

As you say, we want to give you as much flying time as possible which is why the briefing is fairly comprehensive and not done in the simulator. We always recommend extending your time to the full hour flight so that we can show you even more tricks. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More

Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Up on arrival I reported to reception to book in once all the was done I then proceeded to the power point presentation after an explanation of the autopilot controls with one of the instructors, the Power-point lasted around 30 minutes and was very interesting and very informative, after the presentation my instructor Josh introduced himself and we has a... More

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

Yes Josh is an excellent instructor. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More

highlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Recently enjoyed a session on the 737 simulator after getting a voucher for Christmas. Easy to arrange, then on arrival at the hangar received a very professional and warm welcome. After a briefing which does go into detail but isn't too intimidating was introduced to Matt, our pilot for the session. He went over the essentials again and then helped... More

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

Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Inexpensive for a family of 4. Although the graphics were a little dated, we did enjoy the simulator ride.

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

Glad you enjoyed the ride. The graphics are the very latest available from Lockheed Martin in the USA. They are far superior than any you would see in a modern training simulator today. We had a Cathay Pacific training captain flying the 747 recently and he just chuckled with laughter at how good the graphics were. "Far superior to what... More

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed my first 737 Flight simulator experience. Well organised and practical/theory just right and not overcomplicated.

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

Great. Do come and have another go on one of the other simulators. The 747 jumbo is fantastic and the Airbus is challenging. - Captain Chris Rigby More

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