Every wanted to be a pilot? You can fulfil that childhood dream this very weekend. And, even if you didn’t, the opportunity to fly an aircraft simulator is the perfect day out for those seeking their next big thrill, and is truly too exciting to miss!
“Experience of a lifetime” (Five-Star Review, TripAdvisor)
Based at Coventry Airport, Flight Simulator Midlands offers you rare insight into the world of the pilot- something which, whether you’re a seasoned aircraft geek, or a happy newbie, is guaranteed to be a memorable occasion. Enjoy EFIS flight display technology and the highest-grade software inside an industry-grade cockpit, featuring quality graphics, and even realistic cabin noises. Full, realistic motion that will have you questioning whether you’ve actually taken flight, after all!
“Pure enjoyment” (Five-Star Review, TripAdvisor)
Want to fly from Malaga to Gibraltar? Traverse the waterways of Hong Kong, or perhaps cruise around the mountains of around Salzburg? The choice is entirely yours.
Welcome aboard one of Flight Simulator Midlands’ three authentic simulators, which, unlike many simulator experiences available, are not copies. They are the real thing, and have been used to train thousands of professional pilots over the years! The 737 is a real simulator originally owned by Sabena Airlines, while the A320 is the actual cockpit of a British Airways aircraft (G-BUSF), back-engineered into a simulator. Some of our instructors have flown this very aircraft, in fact. Under the capable tutelage of the FSM crew, who have piloted for BOAC, Britannia (Thomsons) easyJet, British Airways, Ryanair and more, you will learn the fundamentals of flying theory, before trying it out in practise.
Sessions range from 60 to 210 minutes, all of which include a 30 minute briefing; because we think you’ll be having way too much fun to stop before you absolutely have to, you will in most cases have the freedom to extend your time slot.
Prices start from £125 (though there are 40% Groupon discounts to be enjoyed if you look for them…) payable in advance or on the day. Observers are also welcome, at £10 / head. The 737 can take two observers and the 320, three. Please note observers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a separate adult, not the pilot.
Choose between the Boeing 737 (non-motion), the Boeing 737 or Airbus A320 (motion) and enjoy the trip of a lifetime. Experiences are available to book via the website, or over the telephone. Printable PDF copies are then emailed to you, or if you prefer, a printed copy can be mailed to at a small additional cost. These are valid for 12 months, and make original and thoughtful gifts; ideal for birthdays, anniversaries or Christmas. With a solid Excellent score from over 700 reviews (and, in fact, a Certificate of Excellence in 2015 and 2016) from TripAdvisor, you can rest assured that this will be delightful gift, for any occasion. In fact, why not treat yourself or your loved one!