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Flight Simulators Midlands

Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
+44 845 474 7737
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Fly a Real Jet Simulator Around the World at Coventry Airport
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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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Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband received a voucher for his birthday for a 30 min flight. Booking was easy and we were welcomed at reception. I was invited to observe (cost £10) which was great.There was a training video which was very informative even I understood it! Then...More

Thank Lynne K
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Lynne. Yes, we do recommend upgrading to the full hour flight time to get the best out of the experience. Perhaps do that next time - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a keen flyer my wife bought me a surprise present for my birthday which was 737 flight simulator experience.We were greeted by the friendly receptionist who made me and my wife a hot drink whilst we watched the powerpoint presentation. We then met Rick...More

Thank Paul R
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed the trip Paul. Hope you booked to come back using your return discount? - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was bought for me for a "significant" birthday! The pre flight slide show is well structured, informative and helps to get you fully prepared for the experience. My captain, Rick, was very knowledgeable, experienced and helpful. What an exciting present!! I've already booked to...More

Thank Roger D
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good to hear that Roger. See you soon then - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time. Not sure what to expect but enjoyed the time in the simulator. I do think the time beforehand with the computor side show was a bit long and would have preferred an extra ten minutes in the simulator.More

Thank kingchess
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a good time. You only pay for the simulator time. The briefing beforehand is free, so you could have had more time in the simulator but I'm afraid you would have to pay for that. You only bought the 30 minute flight...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a birthday gift from my daughter. I am interested in aviation so this should have been an ideal gift. Unfortunately this was not the case. My gift voucher was exchanged for an hour-long session which consisted of a half hour briefing followed by...More

Thank John B
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John. I am really surprised at your comments. I remember clearly on the day, I asked you if you would like to extend your flight time which you said you would like to do. I then realised that the 747 programme was running a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had this experience bought for me as a gift as I've always had an interest in flying. I flew the 747 as part of the 90 minute experience and loved every minute of it. The first half hour is watching a presentation which is...More

Thank Craig_white19_85
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Craig. Glad you all enjoyed it. As you say, the 747 is a static simulator which was probably a good thing for your mother. If your mother would like to come, we have a fear of flying course on the 15th of October. £150...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was bought as a 40th Birthday present for me as it was something that I have always wanted to do.My experience was for 90 mins (30 briefing) simulator was great and the graphics were realistic. I was asked what exactly I wanted to do...More

Thank thejameos
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Better come back and try the other simulators and maybe Kai Tak? - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for my husbands birthday gift. I booked a 90 minute experience over the phone with Chris (30 mins briefing followed by 60 mins flight). Easy to find. On arrival we received a warm welcome and put immediately at ease. 4 of us arrived myself,...More

Thank honestemily
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Emily. When you come back, do come in watch yourself. You'll find it very absorbing. Look forward to seeing you all - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time and made to feel very welcome. Our instructor, Penny Bowen, was very knowledgeable and patient and gave us both the confidence to fly. Well recommended.

Thank John196717
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well done John. Do come and try one of the other simulators. - Captain Chris Rigby

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Took my son for his bday and the staff were excellent we did not feel rushed, no one was watching the clock and we were made to feel very welcome indeed The instructor really knew his stuff and answers every question we or our son...More

1  Thank Brendan P
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

That's just what we try to do. Glad you all enjoyed it. Next birthday? - Captain Chris Rigby

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Luis S
2 February 2017|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Yes. that's correct. You can pay when you make your booking or on the day - Captain Chris Rigby
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Cilcommando
24 January 2017|
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Hi there. The motion on the 737 and A320 is excellent but the graphics on the 747 are more impressive as it uses a wrap around cinema screen which is better for observers in the flight deck. Coupled with the vibration... More
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Alison K
22 January 2017|
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Probably not. You really need the course that we run which has a short simulator trip at the end. - Chris
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