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Virtual Aerospace

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From start to finish this simulator experience was way beyond my expections,so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A really enjoyable experience

I was really looking forward to ‘flying’ the 737 and I was not disappointed. Andrew my instructor... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rochester, United Kingdom
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“kai tak”(19 reviews)
Virtual Aerospace operate 9 professional Flight Simulators in, Northampton, Manchester, Burgess Hill, Shoreham, Cardiff and Gloucester. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people...more
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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish this simulator experience was way beyond my expections,so realistic.......Thank You so much to Stuart,my captain and instructor.Such knowledge and experience,he made it all great fun, from the briefing/planning of route and instrumentation on flight deck,to the flight itself,landing at Innsbruck and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to ‘flying’ the 737 and I was not disappointed. Andrew my instructor at Sywell provided clear guidance and information in the cockpit, making it a really enjoyable 90mins+ time. It was great to taxi, take off and land at several...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great experience, the instructor could not have been better, thoroughly enjoyed the day which was well organised by a very friendly and professional staff. Would recommend it to anyone.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and children booked me a two hour experience for a “milestone” birthday. Prior to visiting I was sceptical whether two hours was too long but rest assured it wasn’t. My advice would be don’t book for 30 minutes and if you can afford...More

Thank Ian1200
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Just wanted to say I had a fantastic time today on my flight sim experience at Toll Bar Bacup, near Manchester. I had a nice coffee upon arrival, then my flight instructor Dave Preston had a check if my experience and what I fancied doing...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Each year (for a few years) I treat my son and I to a 90 minutes flight experience in this superb flight simulator of a Boeing 737 800 NG, having had our last flights on Friday 28th September. The cockpit is a wonder to behold....More

Thank Roger P
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This was a Christmas present for my husband who has had a go a driving various types of vehicles, but this was his first attempt at “flying”. We were met by a friendly lady on reception and by Andrew, a really charming and interesting pilot...More

Thank Flyer563537
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My wife won the 30 mins in the simulator so it was even better to do it when it's free. The lady at the front desk was pleasent and welcoming, we had a slight delay due Andrew the instructor was held up getting to work,...More

Thank markstomlins
Reviewed 10 September 2018

This was excellent. I've done a lot of desk flying in the past but never been into a pro-simulator and last Christmas my kids sorted that out with this gift. Shoreham was bathed in sunshine, has a magnificent 1930s art deco terminal building and does...More

Thank HoweirdsTW
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I bought my husband a flight deck experience for his birthday flying the only Vulcan Bomber simulator in the world at the Bacup location near Manchester. He loved every minute of it and the instructor Gareth was so enthusiastic, patient and so knowledgable even for...More

Thank Jane U
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Good afternoon, You are very welcome to book this experience at our Bacup branch (North of Manchester). Warm wishes, Amanda
Sharon G
2 May 2017|
Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Hi Sharon. Sorry you've had a problem getting through we have had telephone issues with BT this week. Our answerphone message says if you leave your number we will call you right back, and thankfully most other people did... More
Manoraj R
10 April 2017|
Response from secretvoyager |
Hi There .... the price depends purely on the length of time you wish to book for, and the type of package you'd like. The number of people you wish to share it with doesn't effect the price, but I would suggest an hour each... More