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Virtual Aerospace

Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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60 minute flight

I am interested in doing one of the courses that Virtual Aerospace offers so after talking on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
briancaldwell63
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Incredible Experience

I visited Sywell Virtual Aerodrome on the 6th July 2018. I just want to say that I had the best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kieran R
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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 with a severe fear of flying. All of our instructors are commercially qualified with a number flying as current airline pilots with various airlines. The remainder are full time professional flight instructors with over 50 different types and more than 60,000 flying hours between them. Our instructors have flown everything from Boeing B747, B707, B737, Airbus A319, A320 & A321 through to large propliners and fast jets. If you are looking for a 5* rated simulation experience then we are the perfect destination.
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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am interested in doing one of the courses that Virtual Aerospace offers so after talking on the phone to the MD,Mark, I decided to get along for a 60 minute introductory flight. My instructor for the day was Stuart. I started off by giving...More

Thank briancaldwell63
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Sywell Virtual Aerodrome on the 6th July 2018. I just want to say that I had the best experience, the staff were so friendly and made me feel very welcome and at ease. The pilot complimented me throughout which boosted my confidence. The...More

Thank Kieran R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a two hour flight session with Stuart. From when I arrived to when I left I was made to feel welcome and comfortable. Having never been to a flight simulator before Stuart made it very easy and enjoyable getting to know the controls &...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was bought as a present for my 10 year old "wanna be" pilot. We arrived and were greeted by a very smiley pilot AKA Stuart. He made my son (and us) all feel very welcome as he gave the brief about the planes instruments,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely worth doing. The whole thing was very professionally handled by Stuart "My" 737NG pilot. After the briefing and a simple flight into Manchester I set myself up a bit by choosing the most difficult airports to land at. 2 out of 3 wasn't bad...More

Thank Brian241R
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My wife bought me a 2 hour voucher for the Vulcan simulator and the time just flew by (pun intended!) My instructor Dave was brilliant and explained the controls really well. He suggested some interesting routes with several take offs and landings I had a...More

Thank Standaman2014
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

A gift from my daughter, arrived at the office Bacup, and met Dave, the qualified pilot. After the briefing, my partner and I were led to a cockpit of 737 plane. I was quite nervous but Dave put me at ease completely. We flew from...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great day at the virtual aerospace. Stuart our instructor or pilot was such a lovely man, very kind and answered any question no matter how silly (from me lol) We had a 90 minute simulator experience my boyfriend has always wanted to learn...More

Thank legs11069
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Arrived at the venue in Stackstead which is situated in an old mill. A sign directed us upstairs to an unassuming door. Once we got inside we where directors down a brightly-coloured corridor with a cardboard cut-out of a stewardess pointing to the departure lounge...More

Thank Mark C
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I had to tell my partner that I booked the Vulcan simulator experience for his birthday as we had to plan around it, so I told him and he was so excited having been a Vulcan fan and follower for quite a while and having...More

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tracymillar43
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Response from legs11069 | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure they have several sites in the uk so you would need to check through virtual areospace
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Sharon G
2 May 2017|
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Manoraj R
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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
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