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This must be the sixth visit ...

What does that tell you. Our grandson, wants to be a pilot, hence the number of times we've been... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue T
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Naseby, United Kingdom
Simply Perfect day!!!

On Saturday 13th April I had the enormous pleasure to take the 737 simulator. I wanted to say... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What does that tell you. Our grandson, wants to be a pilot, hence the number of times we've been here. As always, it was top notch and the instruction from our training captain Rick, entertaining and excellent. We did the 747 today, which proved to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sue T
Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Brilliant. Thanks Sue. That puts the last review into perspective. Many thanks. See you soon. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 5 days ago

It's been an ambition of mine to see what it would be like to try and land an aircraft, so i had to do this. My instructor was and American or Canadian guy who had been flying for 40 odd years, so much respect to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jimmyknow
Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Jamie. I think you came to the wrong place. We are a professional pilot training facility. We are not a fun fair. We show you what it is like to fly a large commercial jet aircraft as if you were a professional pilot. My...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

On Saturday 13th April I had the enormous pleasure to take the 737 simulator. I wanted to say BIG thank you to my instructor, Matthew (5+Stars) for a superb and in-depth experience. For devoting every attention detail to make this a very fulfilling experience. Highly...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad to hear you had such a good time. Do come and try one of the other simulators. They are all fantastic. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent experience. Quite nerve wracking, Although it was only a simulation!!! Pete talked me through it all and put me at ease. The time just flew by!!!!! It was so good I’ve booked to go again!!! May try a more adventurous route next time!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Louie36
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Well done Louie. Try one of the other simulators next time. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

My second visit, this time in the A320, Rick my instructor made for a marvelous experience explaining & guiding me through the numerous flight & navigation controls, involving me in there settings, & throwing in the odd surprise to make it even more interesting !...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had a good time Diver. Come and try the 747 next and ten you will have 'Flown the Fleet'. This then allows you to come back for a fourth time at 50% discount. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kept well informed prior to the day with emails & texts. My son really enjoyed the day and can't wait to go back. Staff were really nice and the instructor Pete was informative and friendly. Flew the Airbus 320 this time, next time its one...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank DeanColc
Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dean. If you 'fly the fleet' i.e. fly all 3 simulators, you get 50% off your next flight. See you soon - Captain Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to Flight Simulators Midlands. I booked an hour in the 747 simulator followed by 2 hours in the 737 simulator. I was well looked after from the start and, after the briefing, went out to the 747 simulator with Captain...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Always good to give our guests with home computer simulator experience a challenge. See you soon Simon. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had the 747 simulator experience which was very interesting and very enjoyable made even more so by the company Captain Julian Wiggins who took us from Heathrow to Hong Kong piloting 747 in an hour! From arrival everyone very welcoming and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Look forward to seeing you in our new offices - Captain Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned on my 6th visit to fly the A320. Warm welcome by Captain Nigel who sat with me and talked about his flying career. Little things like this make it such a special day as all of the guys have vast flying experiances and its...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Martin5192
Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Martin. Always pleased when guests have been made to feel comfortable. Glad also you enjoyed the challenge and we'll up the ante next time. Look forward to seeing you again and will pass on your regards to Nigel and Peter. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having wanted to do a flight simulator for many years I was delighted that my work colleagues gave me this as my Retirement present. I throughly enjoyed the whole experience, all the staff gave my wife and I a warm welcome and were very helpful...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Christopher R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well done Thomas. Glad you had a good day. 8 years ago I retired and I'm now working more than ever before, running this company. But it's a delight to be working with other pilots and a great ground staff team. Hope it never ends....More

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halifax_explorer
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Response from CaptChrisRigby | Property representative |
When you have your voucher, ring us and we will arrange a date, time and choice of simulator. - Captain Chris
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Just phone for a time and date
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The 737 and A320 move in pitch which is all that an aircraft does. The 747 is static but the visual screen is very large and fools the brain into thinking it is moving. Most people can't believe they weren't moving when they... More
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