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William

Never done it before but had a great flight experience with chief instructor Simon. If you want to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Navigate62998021801
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Awesome experience - cannot recommend highly enough!

Fantastically fun experience from start to finish. Loved every second. Very realistic, had me... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rusty66Cheshire
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Chester, United Kingdom
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SimAir737 is the premier flight simulator for Wales and the West and further beyond. Formerly known as Virtual Aerospace Gloucester, we have been operating flight simulator experiences for the general public from Gloucestershire Airport for two...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Aviation House Gloucestershire Airport | Hangar SE2A, Cheltenham GL51 6SR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never done it before but had a great flight experience with chief instructor Simon. If you want to know what it's like to fly a B737 without leaving the ground this is a good place to come. My wife was able to sit in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastically fun experience from start to finish. Loved every second. Very realistic, had me mopping my brow after taking it so seriously as it’s such a professional set up and high quality Boeing 737 flight deck! The facility has a great reception area with soft...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rusty66Cheshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought for my son and husband as a gift. All three of us very impressed by the whole experience made so enjoyable by Simon. Amazing opportunity to fly over our favourite places like Seattle and Miami.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank anitahU4088IE
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Not a toy; a real flight simulator on which real budding pilots train, so it is a wonderful experience for anyone interested in aeroplanes and aviation! Chief Instructor Simon B was good company as well as being a fine instructor. I had a most enjoyable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Adrian R
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Simon was great fun and made the training and flight experience very enjoyable. I'd recommend it to anyone.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daveedser
Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a fantastic experience. Captain Matt was awesome, taking the time to teach and explain everything to me. I didn't realise how mentally challenging it is to land or take off in a 737 without the use of an autopilot. I was knackered after my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mildcheese
Reviewed 28 September 2018

I've done a flight experience in a real (!) two seater plane and this was just as good. Great fun and extremely realistic. Flew from Bristol to Heathrow in 30 minutes. Next I want to fly a tornado through the Lake District for real. Hmmm.......More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This review covers my second and third 737 simulator experiences, having enjoyed a 90 minute simulation with Virtual Aerospace in Northampton a few years ago. The setup in Gloucester is very similar with a dedicated office and full sized Boeing 737 flight deck. The office...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wodja-Fink
Reviewed 4 September 2018

After 40 years of flying single and multi engine piston aircraft this was an exciting step up into the latest the jet age has to offer. Not as complicated as I expected because the new 737NG is loaded with high tech' state of the art...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank tangolima43
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Two of us purchased 3 hrs sim time between us. With some previous simulator experience many years ago, we had some yardsticks by which to measure SA737 - they did not disappoint! On arrival, we discussed the firm aims that we had in mind, rather...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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