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Address: Unit 3B Thornhill Court Billingshurst Road | Billingshurst Road, Horsham RH13 8QN, England
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Based in West Sussex, we operate aircraft flight simulators as training...

Based in West Sussex, we operate aircraft flight simulators as training devices and for the public to enjoy as entertainment packages. Established in 2006 we are the original flight simulator centre, and mostly use real retired aircraft which are transformed into flight simulators for aviation enthusiasts to enjoy. We have both piston and jet type fixed based simulators including the world's most popular commercial jet, the Boeing 737, a twin engine light aircraft Piper Seneca PA34 and our latest simulators, two Euro-fighter Typhoons, which can be flown together in real time! Our flight experiences can be tailored to the individual so are great for complete novices as well as people who may have had some flying lessons. They are suitable for all the family aged 10 and above, so whether you are looking for something new to do yourself or a special gift for someone, we have it all.

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Had a great couple of hours

I had this booked as a birthday present and the receptionist and the flight instuctor were very welcoming and made me feel at ease. After sitting in the flight deck wondering how... read more

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Stewart W
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had this booked as a birthday present and the receptionist and the flight instuctor were very welcoming and made me feel at ease. After sitting in the flight deck wondering how many times I would crash I was made to feel at ease again, I took off from Gatwick and landing at a few airports, one even at night,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this as a birthday present for my wife. She has done most types of flight experience (glider/light plane/balloon/microlite/helicopter), so I thought she would enjoy this. She was highly impressed. She did the Boeing 737 experience. The simulator is in the truncated front end of a real 737. For the cheapest option, John the instructor takes two people through... More 

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VirtualFlight, Public Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad the 737 experience was enjoyable, we hope to see you back in the future to try one of our other simulators. More 

East Malling, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Had a 2hr Eurofighter experience voucher for my birthday. Had an excellent time. Took off from RAF Waddington for some general handling, intercepted and shot down a Russian Bear bomber, a spot of dogfighting with the other customer in the adjacent jet, then low level through the Welsh mountains finishing with touch and gos and landing at RAF Valley. Pretty... More 

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Thank Matt T
VirtualFlight, Public Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your experience, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Dubai
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had 60 minute simulator experience one to one. I thought that they could have made this experience a bit more special for the novice flyer. i.e. Maybe a certificate to say what you had done, maybe a photo in a card etc., Instructoin was in a rather monologue voice. Scenary was animated, so felt false. After saying that I did... More 

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Thank Carol G
VirtualFlight, Guest Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we will take your comments on board to improve our experiences in the future. We hope to see you back again, maybe to try one of our other simulators? More 

Yateley
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Oh my god!! I thought last years experience flying in a simulator of a Boeing 737 was great, this was brilliant. You take off in a Typhoon, your mission to intercept a Russian plane that has entered UK air space and shoot it down. Well armed with missiles and machine gun, your mission is accomplished, then you are flying through... More 

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VirtualFlight, Public Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Hi Dianne, thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your Typhoon experience and well done for shooting our instructor down! We hope to see you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I went to the Virtual Flight Centre this weekend on the recommendation of a friend who had been previously. My father and I both got each other tickets for the Eurofighter simulators and what a great day it was! From the friendly reception, through to the instruction we were looked after and treated (like the complete novices we were) extremely... More 

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VirtualFlight, Guest Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Adam, we are glad you and your father enjoyed your Typhoon experiences, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. More 

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience piloting a twin engined turboprop. The expert instructor was very friendly and provided all the necessary advice and support. I had an hour at the controls and was able to practice take off, level flight and several landings - mostly successful! A fun experience all round and well worth the money.

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VirtualFlight, Guest Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Gary, we are glad you enjoyed your flight experience, we hope to see you again, why not try our Boeing 737 or Eurofighter Typhoon next time? More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I received the 60 minute Typhoon experience as a gift. I have used simulators in the past and this one exceeded all expectations! The staff were friendly, welcoming and very knowledgeable and informative and made the experience fun and exciting. I would recommend this to anyone...absolutely thrilling and well worth the money. Thank you so much - I will definitely... More 

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VirtualFlight, Guest Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your experience, we hope to see you again soon! More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing experience and would highly recommend this. Friendly and helpful staff and would go back. I even managed to land the typhoon ok :)

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VirtualFlight, Public Relations Manager at Virtual Flight Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate it and are glad you had a great time. We hope to see again in the near future! More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awesome experience. If you ever fancied doing this, what are you waiting for ? You won't regret it, only like me, waiting so long to actually get here. Can't wait to come back to fly Boeing 737 next time. Really friendly staff and fantastic instructors. A great way to spend some time. Can't recommend highly enough !!!!

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