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Icarus Simulation Limited

Langley Park | Unit 3c Riverside Industrial Estate, Durham DH7 9TT, England
+44 7943 655951
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One of the best experiences of my entire life!

This was the 6th lesson we have had with Ed at Icarus simulation and I can honestly say that it was... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
andrewjamesyoung392
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Washington, United Kingdom
Outstanding and very professional facility

Visited Icarus Simulation for a one-hour experience session in March with my son. It was so... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
PenguinShark
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London, United Kingdom
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Icarus Simulation provides Duke of Edinburgh Award courses in Aviator Studies. Now based at Durham Tees Valley Airport.
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Langley Park | Unit 3c Riverside Industrial Estate, Durham DH7 9TT, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

This was the 6th lesson we have had with Ed at Icarus simulation and I can honestly say that it was one of the best experiences of my entire life. The lessons are exhilarating, engaging, challenging and fun. My son James (9) dreams of being...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Visited Icarus Simulation for a one-hour experience session in March with my son. It was so impressive that he and I have since both signed up for the full course that Ed offers, which includes some real flying. Having done over ten hours in the...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

We purchased this for our Grandson He had a wonderful time Edd is very helpful and good with children Joseph flew to Arizona without crashing the plane Mind you he missed the runway and landed on the grass ! That didn't stop him from a...More

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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thanks for your comments Suzanne! Joseph did very well indeed!

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My time on the simulator was a gift and I really enjoyed my time. I have a flight simulator on my computer, but the Icarus simulator was aa massive step up to realism with real controls and insturments with a 180 degree field of view...More

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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Crispian, many thanks for taking the time to provide your feedback. We really appreciate the time our customers spend in doing this. It's great to hear you enjoyed your experience lesson with us and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our 12 year old daughter is very keen to become a pilot when she is older so we enrolled her in the Junior Springboard Course ran by Icarus. Ed is a excellent teacher who demonstrates a great deal of patience and knowledge during his lessons....More

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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thanks for your comments Mr. Brownbridge! It's always great to get feedback and to know our students are enjoying the course and learning a lot from them. The 'Emergencies' course is exciting and we're constantly updating our facility to cater for more and more scenarios....More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went to Icarus for the first time on Saturday. A truly amazing experience with great instruction from Ed. Flew various types of aircraft from single engine to 737 in various locations and in various situations. Never done anything like this before and it is one...More

Thank JoeyCoDurham
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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thanks for your review! We're delighted you enjoyed your visit and are looking to come again.

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Can't praise highly enough. Bought 2 lessons in a sale for my 10yo son. This was a great experience for a plane-mad youngster. I got to sit in the back seat of the simulator while the lessons happened. The setup is very professional and Ed...More

Thank Chris T
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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

I'm so happy your son enjoyed his lessons with us! Thanks for your great feedback! Hopefully we'll see you again soon!

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Having received a 1 hour lesson for my 70th birthday have to say what a brilliant experience and great fun! Highly professional instruction from Ed the instructor. Tremendous graphics and very impressive simulation on all levels. This is a MUST for anyone wishing to get...More

Thank David S
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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thanks for your comments David! We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

My wife bought me a Groupon voucher for this experience for my birthday and i thoroughly enjoyed it.To anyone who likes the idea of flying a plane this is as close as it gets without leaving terra firma.Thanks to Ed for his professionalism, instruction and...More

Thank Colin B
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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Thanks for the review! It's very much appreciated!

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

We attended Icarus for my partner's birthday, on the recommendation of a colleague of mine who had visited. The website had offered a great deal on a "couples challenge" which was excellent value for money. We had around 1 and 3/4 hours in the simulator,...More

Thank ClementineDaze
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CAVOK-TSRA, Owner at Icarus Simulation Limited, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to provide your comprehensive feedback; we are delighted you enjoyed your time with us!

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