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New York and back in an hour

This was a birthday present from my wife and an excellent choice. I chose the 747 experience having... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Paul H

What a fantastic experience! Having flown many times as a passenger on Boeing 747s to actually sit... read more

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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
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a birthday present from my wife and an excellent choice. I chose the 747 experience having spent so many hours as a passenger going across the Atlantic on business. Initially, I wasn't sure about the half an hour video tuition but I would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Well done TP. Do come back and try maybe the A320. That's a fantastic machine. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Having flown many times as a passenger on Boeing 747s to actually sit in the cockpit behind the controls and ‘fly’ the aircraft, under expert guidance by Captain Nigel, was amazing. All the staff and ‘crew’ at FSM were very welcoming...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed it Paul. Nigel is an ex BA 747 skipper, so you wee in good hands. - Perhaps see you again on one of the other simulators - Captain Chris

Reviewed 6 days ago

77th Birthday present from my wonderful kids - exceeded expectations. Introductory video very good (except for painfully excessive sound level of last item). In the 747, instructed by Vic, a seasoned veteran pilot, lovely guy, extremely patient as I porpoised around Salzburg before guiding me...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tonyeric
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Tony. It's never too late while you are breathing. Glad you enjoyed it and yes Vic is a lovely guy who enjoys interacting with the guest pilots. Mind you, we all do. That's why we do it. It's really very rewarding to be able...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do i start , enjoyed an hour in the A320 simulator , my wife brought it me for my 50th Birthday present. After arriving 45 mins earlier for a introduction to flying a short video is shown , i was introduced to my instructor...More

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

Thanks Karl. Glad you had such a good time. Look forward to seeing you soon and perhaps try one of the other simulators next time. It probably won't be Josh as he's just off to start training onto a new aircraft type but we'll look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sully experience was Amazing. Left feeling on a high having taken the flight route and landing in the river Hudson. Thankfully all passengers saved. Josh our instructor was very professional, patient and a calming influence. Brilliant birthday gift. Would definitely recommend. Great day thank...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Well done Sharron. My heart was beating the first time I tried the Sully experience. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great simulator experience yesterday! Pre-flight briefing was really helpful and all staff really friendly - huge thanks to Captain Jamie who made my take offs and landings in New York such great fun! This was a birthday treat that I'll remember for a very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks David. Look forward to seeing you back on one of the other machine maybe although the 737 is excellent and many come back to get more familiar with it. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a "Boeing 747 Flight Simulator" experience for my husband's 70th birthday and he was so ecstatic with it that he booked another one on his way out. My daughter and I sat in the cockpit and thoroughly enjoyed the experience too. Kevin was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Brigitte S
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brigitte. Glad Kevin had a great time. Vic is a very patient instructor and loves helping his guests out. Do come back soon - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prior to attending the experience, the booking process using a voucher was very efficient. I took advantage of the £10 cancellation insurance which proved worthwhile as I had to rearrange the experience owing to illness. The venue was easy to find. Staff were very friendly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Roy. We are hoping to have some brand new fancy offices in April so do come and see the new facilities when they are done. Try one of the other simulators next time. Rick flies all 3 and all his guests have a great...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband bought me a red letter day experience voucher - On the day we were personally greeted by Chris. The intro was very detailed and i had the chance to ask as many q's as i wanted. We then went to the sim where...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sam. Lovely to meet you both and didn't he do well !!! - Do come back and test yourself on the A320 - Captain Chris

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was bought this as a Christmas present as I love speed and anything different/unusual. I chose to fly the airbus and what a treat. It's a good job I chose to have an hour because you spend a while getting accustomed to the feel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beverley S
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well done Beverley. Yes Pete's an excellent instructor and all his guests come away feeling they have achieved something. Look forward to seeing you again soon - Captain Chris

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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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19 November 2018|
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Response from CaptChrisRigby | Property representative |
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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