SimAir737
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SimAir737 Flight Simulators. Experience the thrill of flying the big jets in our newly upgraded B737-800 full sized simulator with 180 degree panoramic views. Fly out of Gloucestershire Airport to over 25,000 destinations worldwide guided by our professional instructors. Why not bring your friends and family to sit in the cabin seats to watch you fly. Refreshments available in our comfortable departure lounge and in the Aviator Pub on the airport. A fantastic experience for all the family.
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Bill H
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great First Class Experience
    Would highly recommend the flight experience provided by SimAir737. It is one thing being a passenger but completely different sitting in the pilot seat. My instructor James provided first class information and guidance throughout the 2 hour session, allowing me to make a "perfect" landing at Lanzarote (his words not mine). The landing at RAF Northolt was interesting though! Thank you to all at SimAir737 for your professional service from beginning to end.
    Thank you for your review, we hope you return soon.
    Written 2 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 April 2023
  • Fearless644333
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Exciting experience
    I had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. It was very realistic and very professionally conducted throughout. It is something I have wanted to do for a long time and it lived up to all my expectations. I have no hesitation in recommending this to anyone who is thinking of trying it.
    Thank you for your review, we hope you return soon.
    Written 2 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 April 2023
  • michaelcarrivick
    Reading, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Waiting to do it all over again
    I could not have asked a better experience, and that's despite already had great experiences some years ago! Craig, the instructor, was very open to my own ideas of what I wished to achieve, plus very helpful in making other beneficial suggestions. Whilst a flight simulator experience can be regarded as a great toy to play with, it's much better when you sit and listen first, and then put it into practice! In 90 mins, I 'flew' real approaches, landings (incl one autoland in fog) and take-off at Leeds, JFK, Hong Kong and Perth. Totally riveting and totally testing! Great value, can easily recommend SimAir737 and hope the next time isn't too far away!
    Thank you for your review, we hope you return soon.
    Written 2 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 27 April 2023
  • steviegers
    Dudley, United Kingdom4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Flights to Larnaca and Hong Kong
    Absolutely wonderful experience enjoyed every second of it. The instructor, James De Clare, explained everything extremely well and made the whole thing so enjoyable. Not going to fly people all over the world just yet, but could do it again in a heartbeat. Strongly recommend it to anyone. Thank you James and my wife Heather for organizing it.
    Thank you, we are so glad you enjoyed.
    Written 2 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 1 May 2023
  • Peter C
    Cardiff, United Kingdom44 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great experience
    From start to finish a brilliant experience. Very friendly welcome and then straight to it. The initial daunting "oh what have I done" when you first sit down and are confronted with the whole of a real cockpit was soon overcome by a very good run through of the essential controls (including the one to call the stewardess) by the instructor. Then off you go. First take off, circle and land from Bristol airport then I got a choice of 2 more airports anywhere in the world to land at. Really good as you just had the approach and land without the length of flight for a real time journey. Although I probably rattled a few teeth and teacups on the last landing there were no fatalities. Result!! Everything very patiently explained throughout and plenty of encouragement from the instructor. The only minor niggle was that the "views" from the cockpit were a simulation of the terrain and not that life like but then this is a simulator so what did I expect?? All up a great birthday present and a great experience but not sure I'd volunteer if mishap occurred on a real flight
    Your positive feedback has made our day! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed our simulator. Providing quality and value to our customers is at the core of what we do, and your review reassures us that we're on the right track. Thank you for your support, and we can't wait to assist you again!
    Written 20 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 May 2023
  • Derek
    Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    SimAir737 … Flight Simulator Experience.
    Had a great experience today with a 45 minute flight. Took off & landed at Bristol & Gibraltar. Very realistic, Scott the instructor was very good, informative & made it a very pleasant time. I’ll be back again for sure.
    Thank you for your kind review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with our team. Your satisfaction is our motivation, and we'll continue working hard to maintain the highest standards of service. We look forward to serving you again soon!
    Written 20 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 4 May 2023
  • Paul W
    Bristol, United Kingdom38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wannabe Pilot
    Fantastic experience of what it's like to fly a commercial jet. Scott was a very patient instructor and set flights up to give the maximum benefit. It is totally absorbing to the point where you feel you are on the flight deck - the visuals are really that good. 5 landings and no crashes, so no refunds to the passengers!!! Thanks to my kids for a great Birthday pressie.
    We're delighted to be a part of your positive experience! Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we're thrilled that we could meet your expectations. We value your feedback and appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. We hope to have the opportunity to see you again in the future!
    Written 20 May 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 May 2023
  • Jurgen R
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing experience!
    A totally amazing experience from start to finish! My instructor, Craig, was really friendly and helpful and guided me through to safe landing at LAX airport! I was shown all the controls and how they worked and Craig answered all my question helpfully and I felt the full experience of being a cockpit of a 737. Would thoroughly recommend and would like to do this again. It was also great to bring along a family member to enjoy the full experience with you.
    Thank you for fantastic review, please come and fly with us again.
    Written 31 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited May 2023
    Written 22 May 2023
  • Philip C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Innsbruck and beyond
    Great experience. Would thoroughly recommend. Friendly co pilot , managed to take off and land twice. The second time was at Innsbruck, through the mountains and over the city.... phew! No crashes thankfully. Nice certificate at the end, it would be good in my opinion to add the date to this!
    Thank you for fantastic review, please come and fly with us again.
    Written 31 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 June 2023
  • becl322018
    Bristol, United Kingdom26 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing realism
    I was a bit apprehensive when I arrived at SIMair at gloucester airport not knowing how I was going to handle this. I needn’t have worried . I was met by a very friendly chap called Scott Marshall who explained the whole process to me and put me at ease straight away. When entering the simulator I couldn’t believe how realistic it was. A 100% replica of a Boeing 737 cockpit. After 10 minutes tuition I “took off “ from Bristol airport and landed back again some 25 minutes later. I then went to JFK airport for a quick landing and before I knew it the session ended. An awesome and thoroughly enjoyable experience which I would recommend to anyone with an interest in aviation.
    Thank you for fantastic review, please come and fly with us again.
    Written 31 July 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 5 July 2023
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Harv
Cheltenham, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
I went to SimAir737 as a birthday suppose from my relatives, when we arrived, all the staff were really nice and they even had free sweets. The front desk worker checked us in and told us all the information, before leading me on to pilot a flight. He was really nice and explained everything really well in the flying simulation, i learnt a lot and now feel like i could do more in the future. We got a photo and it was great so we could share with friends and family. I flew around the gold coast for about an hour and was really great. I would definitely go again.
Written 15 April 2024
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Rhyshon
Limassol City, Cyprus53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
I was bought a voucher from work and really didn’t know what to expect, but I have to say from beginning to end it was great. I loved every minute of it. The pilot was experienced and friendly and guided me through the whole flight experience. I have some aviation knowledge and he used to my advantage to get things moving quickly. I’d really recommend any one tempted to just give it ago - you’ll love it!
Written 11 April 2024
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bob1323
Swansea447 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Wow, just an overall excellent experience, two of us went on 45 mins each at the controls and passenger in the other... Our Captain Scott was excellent, really informative and cool and in control! Was surprised at how much we could learn in a short time and gave us both much more insight into flying! Brilliant from the time we entered to the time we left, thank you all so much. By the way the Aviator Cafe a hundred yards away does a mean bacon sandwich so arrive early in time for that!
Written 21 March 2024
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We are so glad you had an excellent experience, and enjoyed your bacon sandwich!
Written 25 March 2024
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Matt W
Oxford2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024
Scott was great in talking us through flying, take off and landing. Was good to be able to choose which airport to land at. Thoroughly enjoyed and highly recommended. Time flew!!
Written 14 March 2024
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Thank you, we are so glad you enjoyed your flight, we look forward to seeing you again.
Written 25 March 2024
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C73N50
Gloucester, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Such a brilliant experience! James was a brilliant instructor and co pilot. My aviation mad teenager and hopefully future pilot had an amazing time. We are definitely booking again!
Written 13 March 2024
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We are so glad you enjoyed your experience.
Written 25 March 2024
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David M
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
This was a fabulous experience and exceeded expectations. Thank you very much to our pilot Scott for all his help with the difficult landing at Madeira airport! Highly recommended.
Written 6 March 2024
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We are so glad you had an amazing experience.
Written 25 March 2024
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tdriscoll2017
Cardiff, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
I really enjoyed the experience .the instructor Craig was both knowledgeable ,friendly and made the time FLY
vert Good
Written 26 February 2024
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We are so glad you enjoyed your experience, please come again soon.
Written 25 March 2024
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chjones30
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
Great experience loved every minute hopefully will be back in the future big thanks to Scott would recommend to anyone interested in aviation
Written 26 February 2024
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We look forward to flying with you again soon.
Written 25 March 2024
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geoffreygreen59
Weston super Mare, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024
We had a good time we will come back and do it again the Captain was really nice. A good experience .
Written 26 February 2024
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Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed.
Written 25 March 2024
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Rod1234567
Tenby, UK18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Took my plane mad son here for his birthday. Excellent experience. We both had a go, Craig was great talking us through the flight. Would thoroughly recommend.
Written 17 February 2024
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We are so glad your son enjoyed, please come again soon
Written 25 March 2024
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