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Flight Simulators Midlands

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
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Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling...

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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The Sully Experience.

I did the Sully experience yesterday, It was a brilliant experience, and I cannot thank Captain Chris Rigby enough, he was brilliant and very patient with me. I cannot wait to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I did the Sully experience yesterday, It was a brilliant experience, and I cannot thank Captain Chris Rigby enough, he was brilliant and very patient with me. I cannot wait to do it again This was a present from my wife for our Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thanks to Dave for an excellent experience and great conversation. As someone who has a flying phobia, it will help me to be more relaxed 'in flight' next holiday. A lot to take in and the need to concentrate hard both on the instruments and the landscape, but fantastic fun!

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Thank _kjandtj
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Do come on one of our Fear of Flying courses if you really want to conquer those fears. We have been very successful in helping people back into the air. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone interested in aircraft this is the best thing ever. You can hardly tell you are not at the controls of a real jet liner. Tuition is excellent, they will have you in control of plane very quickly. Captain Rick is an excellent instructor. Thank you again

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Thank Anthony W
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Anthony. Yes, Rick is excellent, as are all our instructors. Do come and visit us again and try one of the other types of simulators. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks to Dave for an amazing 747 experience on 4th March. Graphics are excellent and in-flight tuition was very clear and calm. If you want to 'feel' your landing then choose the Airbus or the 737 as these have real motion. The 747 has better graphics and you feel you are moving, but you aren't and my landing should have... More 

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Thank StephenJL68
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Stephen. Glad you enjoyed it and look forward to seeing you again soon - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great team of people who clearly have a massive love of flying. A clear and far ranging overview of the principles of flying is given first and then it's the actual 'hands on' - using one of the three simulators available. With a fair amount of very friendly assistance from my instructor Rick I managed to take off and... More 

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Thank Ian W
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Ian. Don't forget the bigger bucket when you come back - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booking was easy and quick with 1 phone call. Arrival was easy at the offices thanks to satnav and the postcode. The receptionist, Andy, was a good laugh and gauged the situation perfectly. My first time and being slightly too giddy for a 30-something man. The briefing was instructional, though by necessity I suppose, slightly dull as it's a terribly... More 

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Thank Shawn A
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Shawn. Glad you enjoyed it. All our team are very enthusiastic about what we do and of course that gives you a much better experience. As you say, we are half the price of any other equivalent flight simulator experiences as we have the motion on the 737 and A320. The cheapest other motion simulator that I know of... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to experience the feeling of flying a real commercial aircraft, the average person isn't going to get any closer than this. The equipment that they have on site is first class and feels amazingly realistic. The staff are friendly and welcoming and the briefing you get before and during your experience really makes you feel as though... More 

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Thank petemccartney
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Peter. Yes, we only use genuine simulators or in the case of the A320, a real aircraft nose cone, back engineered into a simulator. This gives you the 'real feel' of an aircraft cockpit. We also include motion on the 320 and 737 which nobody else has at our price point.There are many other simulator offerings around the country... More 

Pembrokeshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This flight sim experience in a Boeing 737 was bought as a birthday present. I thoroughly enjoyed it. I had the 60-minute full motion experience and 'flew' from Gibraltar to Malaga, and the second short flight was from London Heathrow, around north London and back to LHR. I wish to thank Capt. Peter Green for his time and patience, and... More 

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Thank Janet J
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Hi Janet. Thanks for coming and I'm pleased that you enjoyed the flight. We have had a few complaints from the passengers in the bus, but don't worry about that. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bought this as a Christmas gift for my husband. He chose the 737 to 'fly', which meant I could sit in too. The experience started with a helpful computer briefing that you could view at your own pace, and then we met instructor Rick, who was excellent. As a spectator I could soak it all up, while my other half... More 

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Thank Mrs-A_R_K
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Do have a go yourself. We get lots of ladies flying with us and they make as good a job of it, if not better, than the boys! Hope to see you both soon. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

stourbridge england
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you fly on holiday if you want to know what goes on at the "sharp" end then this is for you. Fascinating insight into what goes on, on the flight deck. If you are interested in flying then this is for you.

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Thank stourjohn
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks John. That's what we try to do - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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