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Address: Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
Phone Number: 01604211336
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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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Great time and really intersting

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Lindz1001
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Lindz1001
March, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank mickabbott2
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank James C
Rugby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Thank raybale
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank graham d
County Durham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I accompanied a friend whom I purchased this 90 minute experience for. From walking through the doors to being greeted I could tell that it catered for a wide range of flight enthusiastics. There was even a 'departure lounge' and outfits which included a pilot jacket and hat. We did not opt for this part of the experience, however. Paul... More 

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Thank Anthony S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just completed a 10 hour "training" course with VA ... and huge thanks to Neil, Matt & Paul (my trainers) for their expertise, professionalism, humour and patience as they piled on more and more difficult scenarios for me to practise in their 737 simulator. Although this is "fixed base" (i.e it is not a full motion simulator) - the... More 

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Thank LloydyG
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had two hours plus a gate to gate in this simulator. It is amazing and worth every penny. The instructor was very helpful and friendly. You get a briefing before the time starts to say what you want to do. I would recommend this to anyone. I can't wait to visit again 😀

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Broughton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic two hours in the 737 Simulator. If like me you love aircraft, you have got to have a go at this. It's so real it's unbelievable. After a quick briefing with the two Instructors, Paul and Simon, who I have to say were excellent, it was into the cockpit for some fun, and I had some fun. The two... More 

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Thank Smoggie_11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very realistic and thoroughly enjoyable, flight instructor was very friendly and made the experience even better. Probably the quickest hour of my life and I throughly regretted not doing 1hr 30 minutes! If your looking for a realistic flight experience this is for you just make sure you have as long as possible and wear a loose shirt as the... More 

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