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Flight Simulators Midlands

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
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Flight Simulators Midlands are delighted to offer you a thrilling...

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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Fly a Real Jet Simulator Around the World at Coventry Airport
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On arrival my wife and I were met by Chris Rigby, he showed us to an office where we watched a power point presentation describing all the functions of the flying controls and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for a flight simulator experience with 3 other family members. Initial 30minute briefing was quite deep and a little intense. This was followed by a 30 minute flight each with Rick, our pilot instructor. Very realistic experience and great fun. Highly recommended

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival my wife and I were met by Chris Rigby, he showed us to an office where we watched a power point presentation describing all the functions of the flying controls and what to see on the instrument panel (this lasted about 30 minutes), we then had time for coffee before going on board the fully moving Boeing 737-800... More 

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Thank Stuart G
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Stuart. I remember landing in Jersey many times when working with Thomsonfly from Coventry airport. Always a challenge on the easterly runway. Look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Prague
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much to Pete Green for making my flight experience so enjoyable this morning. In all honestly, I was really nervous at the prospect of the flight simulator and actually 'flying' however, the explanations and patience made all the difference!! I would definitely extend the experience to the full hour if you are contemplating this. It was so... More 

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Well done. See you soon - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, what fun! On arrival, Roy showed me to a laptop which gave me a quick brief on aeronautic theory and main flying instrumentation. Then it was into the A320 with Andy, and off to a little known Norwegian airport that I fly into on occasion, and always wanted to know what it looked like 'out the front'. Well, I... More 

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Well done Pat. You need to come and try the Jumbo now at Kai Tak. That's a real challenge. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire session was pure enjoyment. It commenced with a very informative and interesting 30 minute briefing immediately followed by being introduced to my accompanying pilot Dave Warner. Dave was amiability personified, everything within my visual field from the flight deck appeared to be startlingly real and it was his professional guidance (with a fair "dollop" of gentle coaxing) that... More 

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Thank Tony B
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Tony. Come and have an hour next time. We can really show you a few different things in the extra time and maybe on one of the different aircraft. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks Andy for a fun day on the A320. I'd certainly recommend it to anyone thinking of a gift idea.

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Thank Rob M
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Rob. Please pass the word. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Autumn time 2016 I flew the B747 with Julian .Started in Bham and flew done and landed into Heathrow. Really enjoyed the 747 and with Julians coaching made a nice landing. Last week it was on the B737 with Dave, this time we flew from Heathrow in a wide arc and landed into Gatwick. One of the pleasures of these... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Thanks Martin. Certainly will do but they read these reports themselves. There is nothing better than to get a 5 star review. It makes the effort well worthwhile and thank you for your comments. I set this up just 5 years ago and we are very pleased with the way it's gone. We still have plenty of capacity so do... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with my partner, Gaynor for an hour and a half on the 737 simulator with our Captain, Rick. First of all really enjoyed the briefing, having had flying lessons previously it was great to brush up on some of the technical aspects of flight. on to the simulator, this is not a mock up, it is the real deal,... More 

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Well done Steve. Don't be suprised that Gaynor did well. I have to say that on average, the ladies do fly better than the guys the first time round. What you need is lots and lots of practice so we look forward to seeing you again - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Nuneaton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the Sully experience yesterday, It was a brilliant experience, and I cannot thank Captain Chris Rigby enough, he was brilliant and very patient with me. I cannot wait to do it again This was a present from my wife for our Diamond Wedding Anniversary.

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Chris R, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

You did very well Eric. Not even a sweaty hand after ditching in the Hudson. Look forward to seeing you again and persuade the good lady to come in with you next time - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Hinckley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Thanks to Dave for an excellent experience and great conversation. As someone who has a flying phobia, it will help me to be more relaxed 'in flight' next holiday. A lot to take in and the need to concentrate hard both on the instruments and the landscape, but fantastic fun!

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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Do come on one of our Fear of Flying courses if you really want to conquer those fears. We have been very successful in helping people back into the air. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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