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Address: Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
Phone Number: 01604211336
9:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell...

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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Very good instruction and plenty of time in the seat. Although a fixed base simulator it really does feel like you are in the air.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Steve I
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good instruction and plenty of time in the seat. Although a fixed base simulator it really does feel like you are in the air.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing experience! I was fortunate enough to have this experience bought for me by my wife for my 60th birthday. My instructor Paul, outlined what we were going to be doing and then checked to see where I wanted to fly! My choices being Kai Tak (the old Hong Kong International airport) and Chania on Crete a much... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic day. . Take off and landings ar Faro .. Portugal. . The on to Hong Kong and finally Ve va Las Vegas. . Fly down the strip before landing. . Instructor Neil was excellent and so patient. . Explaining everything thing in such detail making the experience fantastic. . Going back to do the 120 min experience.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Had an amazing experience with Virtual Aerospace, my instructor was Paul, I had an hour in which I was shown the controls I needed, and I chose Cairns Airport and Corfu to take off and land. Would highly recommend this experience, I totally thought I was flying the plane, an experience I will never forget.

Thank chesneyuk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Purchased for my sons 12th birthday, hour flight plus the gate to gate experience. He absolutely loved every minute of it. Friendly and knowledgable instructor Neil talked us through debrief and then straight to simulator, no hanging around. A truly realistic experience flying into Hong Kong and a real insight into the life of a pilot. Would highly recommend.

Thank ScootNorwich
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

really pleasant and friendly people. first a quick debrief on what to expect and then straight into the simulator. first impression is that the cockpit area is quite confined, but not claustrophobic. so many switches and buttons, which Neil talked me through. With the wife sitting behind me we took of from Faro Airport (that I had asked for) and... More 

Thank Lindz1001
March, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Have just completed an hours flight and have to say what an amazing experience it is. Captain/instructor Niel was very knowledgeable friendly and made me feel relaxed, anyone considering this experience should definitely go for it you will not be disappointed. Truly amazing and realistic a real must for anyone who wants to see the operational side of flighing. Get... More 

Thank mickabbott2
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Absolutely superb 'experience' gift. Excellent, friendly and thoroughly professional pilot (Neil) in the sim with us. Highly recommended to anyone with an interest in flying. Dad & I both had 1 1/2hr gifts so we spent a combined 3hrs in the cockpit and the full time was spent in the sim, minimal time spent pre-briefing unlike some 'experiences'. Full start... More 

Thank James C
Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A very good experience and in sight of how pilots fly the plane.A very good instructions from a well knowledge pilot in the name of neil.

Thank raybale
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Had a 2 hour session as a birthday gift. My son came as a "passenger". Instructor,was really good, and we tried Edinburgh,Birmingham, Tripoli and Hong Kong Airports. Pilot gave my son a go in his seat for one trip. Last flight fro Hong Kong new to old Airport was exciting. I recommend this experience to anyone with an aviation interest... More 

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