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Virtual Aerospace

Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Flight simulator

What a fantastic day, the lady on reception was very helpful and friendly and Stuart the pilot who... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Doug S
Kingsbury, England, United Kingdom
Great day out

Enjoyed a flying experience in the 737 simulator at Bacup. The instructor, Jonathon, was friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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Virtual Aerospace operate 9 professional Flight Simulators in, Northampton, Manchester, Burgess Hill, Shoreham, Cardiff and Gloucester. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people with a severe fear of flying. All of our instructors are commercially qualified with a number flying as current airline pilots with various airlines. The remainder are full time professional flight instructors with over 50 different types and more than 60,000 flying hours between them. Our instructors have flown everything from Boeing B747, B707, B737, Airbus A319, A320 & A321 through to large propliners and fast jets. If you are looking for a 5* rated simulation experience then we are the perfect destination.
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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fantastic day, the lady on reception was very helpful and friendly and Stuart the pilot who looked after us was just brilliant included my wife who was just there to watch me, nothing was to much trouble the whole time we were there...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a flying experience in the 737 simulator at Bacup. The instructor, Jonathon, was friendly and knowledgeable and helped me to get the best from the day. Recommended for anybody who wonders what flying a large airliner would feel like. The building was a bit...More

Thank rjones722
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having never sat in a Flight Simulator before, I was unsure of what to expect. But I found the whole experience thrilling. Even in a fixed based Simulator, with no motion, when the plane banked between the mountains near Innsbruck airport, I found myself leaning...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm disappointed by the service I've received from Virtual Aerospace. I received a voucher for my birthday and have tried booking my flight experience but have had no success yet. When I called to book, the person who 'helped' me was not very polite and...More

Thank James C
Amanda F, Owner at Virtual Aerospace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi. I am truly sorry and slightly surprised by this review. We have no missed emails and have checked our telephone answer machine and can find no messages left that hasn't been dealt with. I am not suggesting your experience isn't true, just highly unusual...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

This was a big surprise to me. the gift of an hour and a half of flying a Boeing 737 simulator. Whilst I am used to piloting a 200mph+ hyper-sports motorcycle, this was a whole different kettle of fish. I have never been in the...More

Thank HayabusaGSX1300
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Saturday October 21: a truly memorable experience - a 2-hour session in the Vulcan simulator. If you think the Vulcan sim here must be some sort of gimmick with plastic seats and a computer console, think again. I’d had the honour of seeing into the...More

3  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I hadn't been in a flight simulator before, but everything was explained clearly. I was in a fixed base simulator, but it still had a high level of realism, which I was really impressed with. It's something for all ages, and will keep you engrossed...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had a trip in the Vulcan simulator with instructor Peter. We had a thoroughly good time! We packed a lot into 1 hour including low flying in the valleys of the Lake District, beating up Leeds/Bradford airport at night at 200 feet, "touch and...More

1  Thank GoddardVic
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had a briefing from Captain Stuart which lasted nearly half an hour, followed by an explanation of the instruments and controls in the simulator itself, followed by the flying experience where we pushed back from Gate 51 of Manchester Airport and I 'flew' from...More

4  Thank Brian C
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I had a one hour experience in a 737-800 ng static simulator. The captain greeted us and we sat in the briefing room whilst we discussed my experience and preferences for today's adventure, I already had a route in mind which he propmptly set up...More

Thank colin c
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Sharon G
2 May 2017|
Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Hi Sharon. Sorry you've had a problem getting through we have had telephone issues with BT this week. Our answerphone message says if you leave your number we will call you right back, and thankfully most other people did... More
Manoraj R
11 April 2017|
Response from secretvoyager |
Hi There .... the price depends purely on the length of time you wish to book for, and the type of package you'd like. The number of people you wish to share it with doesn't effect the price, but I would suggest an hour each... More
9 November 2016|
Response from Mark737800 | Property representative |
Hi, you do indeed. You just give us a call and we find a slot in the diary for you and a time. Weekends are very busy so think ahead if you want a weekend slot.