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Flight Simulators Midlands

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
Phone Number: +44 845 474 7737
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Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling...

Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling experience on board a real B737-800 motion simulator or a Boeing 747-400 Jumbo Jet simulator with simulated motion or an Airbus A320 real aircraft, converted into a simulator. All are fitted with the latest Glass Cockpit Instrumentation (PFD/ND or EFIS)and the latest graphics available. Fly the mountains around Salzburg or the waterways of Hong Kong. These simulators have trained thousands of professional pilots over the years. (They are not replica simulators like many on offer). Now it's your turn to sit where they did and learn the tricks of the trade. We highly recommend a full hours flight time to get the best from your visit. Welcome on board. Captain Chris Rigby (Chief Pilot FSM)

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Brilliant experience!

I bought this experience as a gift for my husband and he loved it and I was able to sit in and enjoy the experience as well,well worth the money.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
ISSY56
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I bought this experience as a gift for my husband and he loved it and I was able to sit in and enjoy the experience as well,well worth the money.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my first visit to FSM, I was offered an upgrade to the full hour, it was well worth it and would recommend it if you are offered this. Dave was my instructor, he was excellent and very calm considering it was my first time flying, he put me at ease and made the expereince enjoyable. I have already... More 

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to FSM having flown in the the 738 some time ago. I took the offer to upgrade to the full hour and would recommend that most people would see the value of this as 30 minutes does fly by (no pun intended). I flew with Chris this time around and he did a wonderful job... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Damon. Glad you enjoyed it. Yes, don't forget, 0 to 15 degrees take-off pitch angle should take 5 seconds = 3 degrees / second. See you again soon. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for 2 hours on the A320. Definitely well worth it for the 5 take offs and landings including Birmingham, Corfu, and Zurich...! Matt F an excellent instructor going through some complex approaches. All the colleagues there were really helpful and I'll definitely be making a return visit. Ian J.

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Ian. Yes Matt is a current 737 pilot but also flies the 320. We are always pleased when current pilots come and work for us as we get up to date feedback of the developing aviation world. See you again soon - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Dudley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given the Boeing 747 simulator experience for my 18th birthday, and have to say its one of the best presents I've been given. Staff were very friendly and welcoming upon arrival and offered tea and coffee. Sat through the interesting PowerPoint brief that gives an insight into flying and the simulator and met my captain for the flight,... More 

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Thank Keiran R
Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Keiran. Always a pleasure to fly with enthusiasts. What is very pleasing is the number of guests who do come back and want to fly each of the 3 different simulators. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner got me 30mins on the 747 I upgrade to a hour, Peter was great was able to do 2 take offs and landings all the staff was very friendly and helpful would go again

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Carl. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The experience was so realistic I almost believed I was flying the B737. The American ex-pilot Rick, who kept me from crashing once or twice, was great value. I bought the extra half hour, a good decision, which allowed me to 'land' perfectly at Hong Kong's infamous Kai Tek airport. A brilliant day out for anyone with an interest in... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it. Do come again and try one of the other aircraft. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Forest of Dean
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purchased for a Christmas present this year I was very excited to give this a go as I fly simulators on my own home PC - I was not let down! The experience was wonderful, my instructor, Rick, talked me fully through the flight plan which was a flight around the airports of Hong Kong in the 737. I spent... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Hi Danny. Yes, the graphics on the 747 are excellent. Wrap around viewing. We'll up the challenge for you next time. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my xmas present from my dearest wife.... I`ll have the same every year and on birthdays. what an experience flying the 747. with a top profressional pilot .RICK .flew the valleys in Switzerland then into hongkong kaitak airport. I had the extra 1/2hr well worth it,will be goin back for another session, cant wait. recommend...many thanks rick

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Well done. See you soon. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Sheffield
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was bought this for an anniversary present. Coventry is a long distance away, so I was a bit sceptical about driving so far for just over an hour. It is worth it though. The briefing is good, but the simulator is amazing. I flew a 737 with Rick who was fantastic, informative and very helpful. My only slight comment... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Ian. Glad you enjoyed the flight with Rick. He's a great guy. As you say, we are a business but we offer flights at less than a third of what other operators charge for real simulators. We are delighted that so many guests do come back and often more than once, to fly all 3 simulators. So we can... More 

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