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Flight Simulators Midlands

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Address: Coventry Aeroplane Club, Rowley Rd | Coventry, CV3 4FR, Coventry, England
Phone Number: +44 845 474 7737
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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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Fantastic 737 motion experience

I thoroughly enjoyed experiencing life in the flight deck flying in the Swiss Alps and Hong Kong. It was fascinating to get a sense for how the controls feel, how to program the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed experiencing life in the flight deck flying in the Swiss Alps and Hong Kong. It was fascinating to get a sense for how the controls feel, how to program the flight computer and operate the auto pilot. I learned so much from Andrew who was very knowledgeable and answered all my questions.

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

Well done Stuart. Andy is our technical guru so you were in good hands. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Rugeley UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My second flight in the 747.This time I had the 90 minute experience.A much better way to get the most out of the flight.Captain Julian Wiggin was my instructor, he put me at ease and guided me very professionally through the entire session.Take off from Heathrow and landings in Singapore amongst other airports. I highly recommend Flight simulators Midlands to... More 

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

Thanks Tommy. Always good to hear from regular guests and look forward to seeing you again. Julian is an ex Virgin 747 training captain so you had the best of the best there. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife treated me to a voucher for my birthday. Chose the 737 as I wanted to feel the aircraft rather than it being fly by wire. After the briefing video spent an hour in the simulator with "Captain Rick". Very different from the light aircraft I normally fly but Rick treated it as building on my experience which made... More 

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

Well done Roman. Rick is one of our top instructors. You may get someone else next time, but don't worry they are all top notch. Captain Chris Rigby More 

Solihull, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My grown-up kids bought me a Flight Simulator experience at Coventry Airport for Fathers Day 2016. I went with my son (40). It was a wonderful experience, thoroughly enjoyable. My Comments: (1) FSM were very busy this afternoon, and our pre-flight briefing (quite comprehensive, but largely by ourselves on a computer which sometimes didn't behave perfectly) was a little rushed... More 

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

Thanks for all the comments Brian. I'm not sure if you arrived on time but we allow 30 minutes to go through the briefing which usually is enough. I'm sorry if you felt rushed. The simulator is itself a genuine one and as you say, it can be a bit intimidating even to trained pilots but at least you know... More 

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

Great day, the 747 simulator is very impressive and my instructor Richard was excellent at explaining the processes and very friendly.

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

Glad you had a good time. Perhaps see you again on one of the other simulators. They have motion platforms which adds that little bit extra to the experience. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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

What a fantastic day we had at FSM. Rick was our captain and he made the whole experience brilliant. I learned lots and the flying experience was awesome. I would highly recommend anyone interested in aviation to take a trip to FSM and have a go at flying a big jet, you'll love it and you'll definately want to go... More 

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

Thanks Steve. I hope you took up the return discount offer? - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you love airplanes and want to have a taste of flying them, I would definitely recommend that you should try this experience. I have flown with Captain Richard, it was a pleasure for me, he has answered all my questions in details and has guided me very well.

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Thank Deniz H
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this review

Hi Deniz. Glad you had a great time. Do come back when you can and try one of the other simulators. - captain Chris Rigby More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Always wanted to do this and a birthday present from my wife gave me the opportunity. Was very well looked after from start to finish by friendly and professional staff. My instructor Rick was superb, very understanding when I made numerous mistakes, and very customer focused. He ensured me a fulfilling experience which is as close to real flying as... More 

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

Hi Ray. Yes, the full hour gives you a much better chance to get to grips with the complexities of the 737. Don't forget even trained pilots will need about 40 hours of simulator before they go and fly the real thing. Se you soon. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

What a great experience. Have done the 747 about a year ago but having motion on the 737 makes such a difference. Dave was a great instructor and gave us lots of little insights into flying a commercial aircraft . Lovely day out and well worth going for the full hour with motion, especially in the mountains around Saltzburg with... More 

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

Good to have you back Bob. Just the A320 to try so you have flown the fleet. Look forward to seeing you again. Captain Chris Rigby More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I really enjoyed this experience it was a 60th Birthday present from my wife. The staff were really welcoming and explained what the day would entail. I completed the briefing session which gave a insight into the aircraft controls. Then i met my instructor Julian wiggin who was very helpful explaining what I would be doing and he answered all... More 

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

Thanks Clive. Julian is an ex 747 training captain so you had the best of the best. But all our instructors are top guns in their own right. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris Rigby More 

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