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Virtual Aerospace

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Given a 30min session for a birthday present to which I added a further 30mins. The simulator is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Andrew P
Bacup Flight Simulator

Booked a 30 minute 737 flight sim experience for our son's 15th birthday. We arrived in Bacup and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martin W
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Virtual Aerospace operate 9 professional Flight Simulators in, Northampton, Manchester, Burgess Hill, Shoreham, Cardiff and Gloucester. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people...more
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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Given a 30min session for a birthday present to which I added a further 30mins. The simulator is modern and offers a very realistic environment and flying experience, which is well worth the cost. I enjoyed my session greatly and can recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a 30 minute 737 flight sim experience for our son's 15th birthday. We arrived in Bacup and found free parking right across the street. Upon arrival we were met by Daniel who was the instructor. He was very welcoming and escorted us to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin W
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

From start to finish this simulator experience was way beyond my expections,so realistic.......Thank You so much to Stuart,my captain and instructor.Such knowledge and experience,he made it all great fun, from the briefing/planning of route and instrumentation on flight deck,to the flight itself,landing at Innsbruck and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ScotKaz
Reviewed October 25, 2018

I was really looking forward to ‘flying’ the 737 and I was not disappointed. Andrew my instructor at Sywell provided clear guidance and information in the cockpit, making it a really enjoyable 90mins+ time. It was great to taxi, take off and land at several...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a great experience, the instructor could not have been better, thoroughly enjoyed the day which was well organised by a very friendly and professional staff. Would recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

My wife and children booked me a two hour experience for a “milestone” birthday. Prior to visiting I was sceptical whether two hours was too long but rest assured it wasn’t. My advice would be don’t book for 30 minutes and if you can afford...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to say I had a fantastic time today on my flight sim experience at Toll Bar Bacup, near Manchester. I had a nice coffee upon arrival, then my flight instructor Dave Preston had a check if my experience and what I fancied doing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Leef78
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Each year (for a few years) I treat my son and I to a 90 minutes flight experience in this superb flight simulator of a Boeing 737 800 NG, having had our last flights on Friday 28th September. The cockpit is a wonder to behold....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger P
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This was a Christmas present for my husband who has had a go a driving various types of vehicles, but this was his first attempt at “flying”. We were met by a friendly lady on reception and by Andrew, a really charming and interesting pilot...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

My wife won the 30 mins in the simulator so it was even better to do it when it's free. The lady at the front desk was pleasent and welcoming, we had a slight delay due Andrew the instructor was held up getting to work,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 30, 2018|
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Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Good afternoon, You are very welcome to book this experience at our Bacup branch (North of Manchester). Warm wishes, Amanda
Sharon G
May 2, 2017|
Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Hi Sharon. Sorry you've had a problem getting through we have had telephone issues with BT this week. Our answerphone message says if you leave your number we will call you right back, and thankfully most other people did... More
Manoraj R
April 10, 2017|
Response from secretvoyager |
Hi There .... the price depends purely on the length of time you wish to book for, and the type of package you'd like. The number of people you wish to share it with doesn't effect the price, but I would suggest an hour each... More