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Virtual Aerospace

Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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One hour 737 simulator experience

I purchased this for my husbands birthday gift and the experience is one neither of us will forget... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy K
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Good experience

We went to the Sywell, Northampton virtual aerospace. This was our second visit but the first time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell Aerodrome near Northampton. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people with a severe fear of flying. All of our instructors are commercially qualified with a number flying as current airline pilots with various airlines. The remainder are full time professional flight instructors with over 50 different types and more than 60,000 flying hours between them. Our instructors have flown everything from Boeing B747, B707, B737, Airbus A319, A320 & A321 through to large propliners and fast jets. If you are looking for a 5* rated simulation experience then we are the perfect destination.
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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased this for my husbands birthday gift and the experience is one neither of us will forget. Stuart our Captain was excellent, very friendly and made us both feel at ease. My husband was flying and I was in the First Officers seat (I...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Sywell, Northampton virtual aerospace. This was our second visit but the first time round we didn't actually get to do this. It was booked (first time around) and whilst travelling (2 hour journey) we got a call to say there had...More

Thank Lovd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant staff but poor non realistic graphics,all airports seem the same, equipment all a bit tired. No refreshments as promised, broken machine apparently. Any way £160 not worth my 90 minutes experience

Thank louis m
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

This was brought for me as a birthday gift, what a fantastic experience, All I can say is thank you to everyone on site including the lady who booked me in etc, a massive thanks though to Neil my instructor who made my experience even...More

Thank Jadegodders
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I am a former Aerospcae professional with many hours flying different types of aircraft from F4 Phantom to Wessex Mk2. All old stuff I know, but the smell of F34 never really leaves your skin..!!!! So, after 12 years of closed flight deck doors so...More

Thank PhilRoberts144
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

I bought my husband a voucher for Christmas for Kai Tak and St. Maartens airports. He really enjoyed the experience. The simulator is so realistic. Will definitely be going back again.

Thank Georgina S
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Booked a one hour session including taxiing, it's great fun as well as giving some idea of what goes off in the sharp end of an aeroplane. Paul our instructor was terrific- go, you'll love it

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed May 30, 2017

The wife bought me a sixty minute simulator experience for Christmas and I easily booked my date by telephone for May. Being a private pilot I had some flying experience but not on anything like a 737! Anyway my instructor was Paul and he was...More

Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed May 5, 2017

  About 4 years ago I had a flight simulator experience at Sywell and it was very good. I talked about it for ages to all my friends and acquaintances. It was so good that my wife decided to buy another one for me this...More

2  Thank William W
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Christmas present for the other half. could not have been a better gift, he loved it. very professional set up, taken to a room and discussed possible flights and opted for the old Hong Kong airport Tac and the hard landing at Innsbruck. other half...More

2  Thank Shaz1324
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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
November 8, 2016|
Response from Mark737800 | Property representative |
Hi, you do indeed. You just give us a call and we find a slot in the diary for you and a time. Weekends are very busy so think ahead if you want a weekend slot.