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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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This was a dream come true for me and on leaving the office I was offered the chance to return for a one hours flying session at a discounted price. I jumped at the chance and I'm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This was a dream come true for me and on leaving the office I was offered the chance to return for a one hours flying session at a discounted price. I jumped at the chance and I'm hoping this will go some way towards helping me with my first "real" flying lesson next month. A great experience and I would... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Walked in to the simulator of the 747 and was completely gobsmacked with the outlay and outside graphics .my instructor was Chris Rigby .he explained what we were going to do in an easy and professional way and I enjoyed very second of my experience and I will definitely be going back ,brilliant experience ,you must try this, thank you... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just got back from an amazing day at Flight Simulators Midlands. All staff were very friendly and polite but a special mention to my instructor Dave. A true gentleman, professional yet informal and made me feel very at ease. The simulator itself was truely amazing and so realistic, to the extent that after we had left and began driving away,... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was a present for my partner Tony's 30th Birthday. He was in the Air Cadets as a teenager and still has a burning hunger for flying. To start the day we were greeted at Reception and we booked in, as we were a little bit early (as we had driven down from Sunderland in the North East) we went... More 

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

Thanks Gav. Glad you guys enjoyed the trip down and pleased you felt it worth the long journey. I'll make sure Dave knows of this review. It's always nice to know you have done a good job. Look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for coming again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I visited today and flew the 737 with Dave. Dave is a top bloke by the way and very knowledgeable. I have my PPL and studying towards my ATPL and flying the sim today has answered a lot of questions I wanted to know. All the staff I have met have been very helpful, polite and friendly. I would recommend... More 

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

Thanks Kieran. Best of luck with your career If we can be of any help. please let us know. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

From beginning to end it was a great experience with superb instruction from Captain Chris Rigby. Very first attempt and very fulfilling. I recommend that you extend your booking as time passes so quickly; it is worth it. Salzburg to Innsbruck - reasonable landing - then Birmingham to East Midlands.

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

Glad you enjoyed it Norman. Good handling practice that sector from Salzburg to Innsbruck. You could land a 747 at Innsbruck but I doubt you would get out again as it's a very short runway. As you say, well worth taking the extra time as it allows you to really get to grips with the machine. Do come again and... More 

Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I had an hour in the 747 simulator with Julian Wiggin, he was very nice it was realistic and I would recommend it to anyone with an interest in flying. It was better than I expected with a great sense of movement. I am interested in a repeat visit.

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

Julian is an ex Virgin Airways training captain from the 747 fleet and he certainly knows his stuff. Julian drives all the way from Sussex to fly with us a few times a month and we are delighted to have his company. Glad you had a great time. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Hinckley, Leicestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had a truly amazing flight in the 747 simulator with Captain Chris. Fantastic experience, really enjoyed flying around the Austrian Alps in winter, had some fun low flying over roads and rivers before returning to land at Salzburg. Chris made it feel easy, concentration quite intense but what an awesome experience. Will be back for more...

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

Look forward to seeing you again. We are launching our Space Simulator in June. That will be awesome! - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

flew to Hong Kong today with pilot Chris Rigby what a fantastic experience. We were well looked after. And with Chris advising me I enjoyed my flights emensely. It's something everyone should experience. We had a fantastic time. Thankyou Chris and your staff for a great time. Tom Cowan.

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

Thanks Tom. Really pleased you enjoyed it. Don't forget to book within 7 days for your £50 return discount - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Exceeded my expectations. I chose the 30 minute simulator experience without motion in the Boeing 737 simulator and it didn't disappoint. The briefing was surprisingly enjoyable- educating me on several things I never before was aware of, and the flight obviously was great. Very realistic display out of the cockpit windows, particularly as we flew through the mountains and interesting... More 

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

Great stuff Jack. Josh is a great instructor and he'll be pleased you had such a good time. Many thanks for your comments - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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