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Address: , Shannon, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 061 363687
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Atlantic AirVenture is an Aviation Education and Flight Simulation Centre...
Atlantic AirVenture is an Aviation Education and Flight Simulation Centre located 3 miles from Shannon Airport.The Centre runs a range of activities and events for budding aviators,ACE Camp runs for June and July and is an ideal introduction to aviation for ages 8-12.The Flight Simulation Centre offers a range of Flight Simulators available on a pre booked basis. Of special interest to those with a passion for the 'heavies' is our B737NG Fixed Base Simulator, this is of the type used to train real pilots. So if you would like to see Ireland with a birds eye view, while in Command of a Jet Airliner, Atlantic AirVenture is not to be missed!
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1hour flight simulator

very friendly and informative staff, as for the 737 simulator, brilliant experience and tuition. well worth the trip from Wicklow 2hrs 15min

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

very friendly and informative staff, as for the 737 simulator, brilliant experience and tuition. well worth the trip from Wicklow 2hrs 15min

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Kinsale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I got this for my boyfriend as he loves airplanes. I though it'd be fun for me too but I didn't expect it to be as good as it was! We got to compete against each-other on the flight simulator. Then my boyfriend did the 737 take-off and landing which was actually amazing; it was the cockpit of a real... More 

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Louth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

If you have a few hours to spare I would highly recommend a visit to Atlantic Airventure in Shannon the museum is fab, the staff who work there are very knowledgeable and made our visit very enjoyable. Well worth a visit

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I got my boyfriend a voucher for a go on the 737 simulator for his birthday. After booking online, I got a very promt, professional and friendly email from Jane at Atlantic AirVenture, which set the tone for the service we got at every stage. I have no knowledge of aviation or engineering but I found our visit really interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I had an hour booked in the simulator and was really looking fiat's to it. The briefing beforehand was fairly straightforward but there was so much to remember. It didn't matter however as when i got to the simulator the pilot in charge was very clear in his instructions. I couldn't believe how realistic the simulator felt. It is a... More 

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County Tipperary, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I got an hour on the simulator as a present from my wife, and all I can say is WOW. You start off with a briefing on what's what on the plane which is excellent and then into the cockpit. I must say the experience of sitting in the cockpit really does make you feel like you are actually flying.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Because the simulator was unavailable due to the air show, the "tour" was over in 10mins. Not a lot of value for the €6 entrance fee. maybe in time with a few more exhibits e.t.c.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If I am honest, Probably the best 45 minutes this YEAR! Child hood dream come true! Worst thing about this experience is that it was WAY too short! I literally would have stayed here all day. Comes very very very very highly recommended. One thing is for sure and make no mistake...... I WILL BE BACK. The lady opened up... More 

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Limerick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I booked a session in the simulator for my husband as a surprise present for Father's Day at Atlantic Airventure and all I can say is that it was the one of the best days out we've had in quite a while. The passion of the guides and pilots really shines through and makes for a truly memorable experience. While... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a great day, did co pilot for my friend we both pilots of light aircraft will be back to do more Very friendly Great assortment of planes to see in museum

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