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Address: Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
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+44 1604 211336
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
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Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell...

Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell Aerodrome near Northampton. 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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Great Experience - The Time Flew By...

Had a great time with Stuart, my very knowlegable and patient instructor. Did the '2hr Calling all PPLs'. Ideal for newbies on FSX PDMG 737NG like me to get some real experience... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
D2SH
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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time with Stuart, my very knowlegable and patient instructor. Did the '2hr Calling all PPLs'. Ideal for newbies on FSX PDMG 737NG like me to get some real experience. Flew East Mids to Manchester...Salzberg to Innsbruck...day and night landings into Kai Tak...and rounded off the fantastic experience - doing a couple of circuits at Los Angeles International.... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant fun I thought the simulator was very realistic I even thought it was moving. Stuart our instructor was very professional and explained everything clearly very good day out

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Thank Dan H
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My simulator experience at Sywell Northampton was awesome. My instructor Stuart made everything an unforgettable day. I learnt so much more than I imagined, an excellent tutor who made everything concise and clear at all times. Would recommend Stuart and Sywell to any budding pilot / enthusiast. Will definitely return. Mick ( Norwich )

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a Hairdresser... but always wished I'd been a pilot.. I've had a couple of flying lessons in the past, but my husband and children thought it would be great fun to buy me an experience on a sim. Today we drove to Sywell in Northampton for a 15min gate to gate experience and 30mins flying time on a 737-800.... More 

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Thank Dencroft
Beverley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time I have done this. The first was at Northampton where I did a 90 minute real time take off and landing. This time was much better. Although I only had 60 mins this time, the pilot, Dave, gave me 2 take offs and 4 landings, one of my choice and the others Dave recommended - including Innsbruck and... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Today I 'flew' at the simulator in Bacup, under the excellent instruction of Dave. He not only tailored the experience to my interests and (very) limited experience, but was fun to chat to and didn't mind answering my million questions about flying, pilots etc. Clearly a very knowledgeable and highly capable pilot too. Absolutely recommended and I am most definitely... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a 2hr flight simulator experience for my husband Smudges birthday. From the very beginning of booking via e mail the operations team person, Amanda was a great help in keeping it secret for us and when we spoke on the phone to her she was brilliant. Then 2 days before our arrival I had a query so phoned... More 

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Thank barbara s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Firstly let me start by saying that Stuart (my instructor) was awesome! Such a friendly guy and couldn't have done a better job of making my time at Virtual Aerospace a memorable one. I had been given 1.5hrs in the simulator as a birthday present. On arrival to their site I was booked in and ready to go very quickly.... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Really friendly approach to simulated flying - made to feel in control although Stuart, the instructor, was always ready to bail me out (and I don't mean with the ejector seat!). Instructions were always at the right level and appropriate to the circumstances. Good simulator and we hardly noticed that it wasn't actually moving. Brilliant afternoon!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

As returning customers we already knew what to expect but our instructor, Stuart, made the whole experience great fun and helped us to learn more about flying the 737. We did have 3.5 hours booked but ended up enjoying over 4 hours of immersion in the cockpit experience. Highly recommended for training or fun.

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