Flight Simulators Midlands

Flight Simulators Midlands, Coventry: Hours, Address, Flight Simulators Midlands Reviews: 5/5

Flight Simulators Midlands
5
Game & Entertainment Centers
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
About
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 (motion) real aircraft cockpit, 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 (90 minute experience) to get the best from your visit. Welcome on board. Captain Chris Rigby (Chief Pilot FSM)
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Marcus M
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Birthday treat
Nov 2021
Wow, what an great experience - flew a 747 instructed by Paul. Would recommend this to anyone or any budding pilots. It was a brilliant birthday present!

Marcus
Written November 28, 2021
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Do come and try the other simulators. They are all different and they are all awesome. - Captain Chris
Written November 29, 2021
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James B
2 contributions
The best birthday gift I’ve ever received.
Nov 2021 • Couples
I was bought a simulator experience as a birthday gift in January of the same year as my visit. I was given a code and pin to redeem my gift, many companies make this process complex or they simply don’t answer the phone. However, FSM made things so straight forward and easy, any optional small extra costs were made very clear to me.
I was able to book a slot with ease, with my occupation not allowing me to be too flexible with my availability not being an issue.

On the day I was greeted by a smartly dressed young gentlemen who was polite, easy to talk to and knowledgeable. We sat through a small briefing which was just the right length of time for it to be informative but not exhaustive.

After the briefing it was then time for the simulator experience itself. I was ‘first officer’ to Paul, who was very well trained on the real 747’s and spoke proudly of his career in aviation. He was again (like all the team at FSM) friendly, easy to talk to and very very knowledgeable.
The feel inside the simulator was laid back but greatly educational.

FSM has just given me even more drive to peruse a career in aviation at some point in my life.

I 100% recommend this company and will be to friends and family. I will be back in January to ‘fly’ with them again.

Thank you to Paul, and the whole team.

James
Written November 27, 2021
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Thanks James. We are always delighted to help budding pilots on their way. Look forward to seeing you in January. - Captain Chris
Written November 29, 2021
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Lynn M
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F S M Coventry
What a great experience The instructor Josh was very
calm and patient. We had a flight around New York ( JFK ) it looked so real
Thanks to Josh and crew.
Written November 26, 2021
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Thanks Lynn. Do come and see Hong Kong at night in the 747. Awesome. - Captain Chris
Written November 27, 2021
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IanMenorca
mahon, menorca3 contributions
Fabulously Realistic Flight Experience
Nov 2021
I've flown a few flight simulators and had a private pilots licence at one time. The other simulators don't come close to the realism of the full motion 737 simulator. An incredibly realistic experience made all the more enjoyable by Josh the instructor, who was so friendly, patient, entertaining and knowledgeable.
If you're wanting to try a flight simulator then this is the one.
Written November 22, 2021
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Thanks Ian. We do our best - Captain Chris
Written November 23, 2021
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Paul A
Burrough Green, UK3 contributions
Very enjoyable and interesting for a private pilot.
Nov 2021
I had a fantastic 3 hour workout in the 747 simulator with ex-BA captain Paul. I can recommend it highly and the time flew by - no pun intended. I understand it is suitable for anybody but I am a qualified private pilot and I really appreciated that Paul pitched it at my level rather than wasting time following a prescribed plan. The result - three hours of solid flying into Heathrow, Hong Kong, St Martin, JFK and even my home airport - Cambridge - with one go around (she's a big beast to fly) but no crashes. I may have spilt a virtual drink or two in the back on one landing but they should have had their tray tables up anyway! It was surreal landing in my home airport and then stepping out into the hangar at Coventry. I booked another session on leaving and that says it all really. Highly recommended for light aircraft pilots who want to see the world in winter.
Written November 22, 2021
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It just shows you how absorbing it can be if you did 3 hours in the 747 and still wanted more. Try the A320 next and you can explore the automatic systems that that aircraft has. Many thanks for the review - Captain Chris
Written November 24, 2021
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Cliff2712
Woodham Ferrers, UK4 contributions
A320 Experience
I guess I fall into the so called “#avgeek” category and have always had a desire to sit up the front & live the dream. Consequently, it was with eager anticipation that I checked in for my Airbus A320 experience. Brilliant, outstanding……you will actually run out of superlatives to describe the experience & the instructors.

To start with, there is a very informative video presentation outlining how an aircraft flies and detailing the controls you will use to fly it. There seems an awful lot to absorb and remember but have no fear, your instructor will melt away any air of trepidation you might have.

My captain for the day was Josh and I would like to place on record my thanks for his help and guidance (and patience 😁) as we went up up & away, around and somewhat dubiously back down again. Everything he says just simply enhances the experience.

If this type of experience is on your list of things to do (even if it isn’t), don’t hesitate any longer…give these guys a call & book. You will not be disappointed!

My sincere thanks & appreciation for a fabulous time.
Written November 21, 2021
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What can I say Cliff? Just tell all your friends how much you enjoyed it and we hope to see them (and you) some time in the future - Captain Chris
Written November 22, 2021
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susann581
Birmingham, UK5 contributions
Sully Experience
Nov 2021 • Solo
So I went to FSM and did the Sully Experience on the Airbus with Pilot Josh. I was so impressed, it surpassed everything I expected, everyone was lovely and friendly. Josh was patient and knowledgeable, definitely would recommend and I know I will go back again...great fun.
Written November 20, 2021
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Good to hear Susan. Look forward to seeing you again. Maybe the JUMBO next time? - Captain Chris
Written November 22, 2021
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ian w
Sheffield, UK3 contributions
A dream fulfilled
Nov 2021
I’ve always been fascinated with jet aircraft military or civil and in particular the cockpits. To be sitting in that of a Boeing 747, albeit a static one detached from an actual aircraft, was for me (at 80+) an unbelievable experience

The initial ‘briefing’ comprised a very clear video description of how an aeroplane flies - from the basics of what allows it to get off the ground and stay up in the air, to the various elements which allow the pilot to control and direct it

The icing on the cake here is that the person seated beside and guiding you - Paul - is a most pleasant and amusing former airline captain who has had many years of experience flying Boeing aircraft all over the world
Written November 19, 2021
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Thanks Ian. Great that you enjoyed it so much. Our 747 simulator used to belong to Aer Lingus to train their crews and as you mentioned, Paul is a highly experienced 747 captain with many years in the business. Look forward to seeing you again on one of the other machines. They are all awesome. - Captain Chris
Written November 19, 2021
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Penny S
3 contributions
Great experience - had a flight experience with these today and was fantastic - Josh the instructor pilot was great
Nov 2021
Had a flight experience today on the 737 was a great experience and was just like being aboard a real plane. The flight instructor Josh was great and explained everything really well
Written November 11, 2021
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Thanks Penny. Josh is an excellent instructor. Perhaps treat yourself to another trip in the JUMBO? - Captain Chris
Written November 18, 2021
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Ben
Swindon, UK9 contributions
Great Experience
Oct 2021
Had a fantastic afternoon in the 737 with Sarah, Sarah was really friendly and great at explaining all the controls. Would highly recommend
Written November 3, 2021
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Thanks Ben. Hope to see you again on one of the other sims. - Captain Chris
Written November 4, 2021
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