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Flight Simulators Midlands

Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
+44 800 999 7370
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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 real aircraft, 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 to get the best from your visit. Welcome on board. Captain Chris Rigby (Chief Pilot FSM)
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Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great way to try out flying a Boeing 737 or 747 without going through all the hours of ground school and having to put hundreds of hours in the air. Really good fun with an interesting group of trained pilots. Recommended

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Steve. Hope to see you again Captain Chris

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband it brought for birthday I payed £10 extra to go in with him great experience Dave was really nice take of not so good but second attempt was fine and landed ok just not straight but not on grass have booked for daughter to...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed your trip. Please note that we do full Fear of Flying courses which is the best way to overcome your fears. Please call us for details. Captain Chris

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought as a gift. What a truly magical day,flew on 06/07/2018 @3pm in the Boeing 737. My captain was Rick,top bloke ,made it so simple to fly.truly amazing experience.please try if you like planes. Flown props twice but this was more realistic.booked to fly the...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Excellent. Many thanks for your comments and we'll be seeing you soon - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another brilliant visit here, the previous was on the 747. On this occasion I was fortunate enough to be flying with Rick. A wonderful character, very friendly and experienced. I would highly recommend anyone to ask to fly with this chap. All the staff members...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jack. All our team are top professionals so don't worry if Rick is not availabe when you come back next. We are always pleased to hear that we have delivered a great experience to our guests. It makes it all worthwhile. - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought for my husband for his birthday and this gave me some serious wife points! He loved every minute of his 747 experience. Our instructor, Dave was very friendly and a great pilot to chat with. The simulators themselves are very realistic, even I felt...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic. Glad you had such a good time. Hope you are coming back to try one of the other simulators? See you soon - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife purchased this experience for my christmas present. What a fantastic time. l was in the Air bus A320 simulator with a real nice pilot called Peter. It was a great experience and everything is explained to you in detail.l paid extra for my...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks David. Glad you are coming back. Try one of the other simulators next time. They are all very good - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Had such an amazing experience at the FSM flying the airbus A320! So realistic, time flew by and loved it so much that I have decided to buy another voucher and repeat the experience. Thanks to Pete and Chris who ensured we got the most...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thanks Andrew. There's no better recommendation than you buying a repeat visit. See you soon. - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

After a trip in 2017 in the A320 simulator booked again for an afternoon in the 737. In 2017 left the A320 on the ground at Malaga feeling that overall I could and probably should have done better. Thoroughly enjoyed the second experience and felt...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Good to know you are hooked! Flying is a bit like that. See you soon - Captain Chris

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Upon arrival, we found out that we were slightly late and left to get some lunch. After making our way back we were greeted by Captain Chris Rigby who immediately greeted us and got us signed in. We were taken to a briefing room and...More

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks Henry. When you come next, do tell the instructor what you would like to do and he will be happy to oblige. Nothing pleases us more than to fly with somebody who has done his homework. Maybe ask to fly a route from Birmingham...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

It is good if you are indeed in how a plane works and if you have the ambition of becoming a pilot it is brilliant.

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Well done Connor. See you again soon. - Captain Chris

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Luis S
1 February 2017|
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Yes. that's correct. You can pay when you make your booking or on the day - Captain Chris Rigby
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Cilcommando
24 January 2017|
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Hi there. The motion on the 737 and A320 is excellent but the graphics on the 747 are more impressive as it uses a wrap around cinema screen which is better for observers in the flight deck. Coupled with the vibration... More
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Alison K
22 January 2017|
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Probably not. You really need the course that we run which has a short simulator trip at the end. - Chris
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