Flight Simulator Experiences
Is being a pilot something you’ve always wanted to do? Or do you like the exhilaration of taking to the skies? Grab the opportunity to soar high in one of a variety of exciting flight simulators available in the UK. In order to prepare pilots for real-world conditions, they regularly employ these simulated flights. Immerse yourself in a wide range of fascinating and realistic flight experiences. Travel the globe and face the difficulties of an exact flying scenario. It doesn’t matter what kind of plane you would like to fly, there really are lots different flight simulators to choose from. If you know an aircraft fan, organize a fun day for them that includes everything they could possibly want.
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Flight Simulator – Spitfire
Enjoy an exhilarating experience with a Spitfire flying simulator at the National Museum of Flight. For much of the Second World War, they dominated the sky. Experience a thrilling duel in the sky by going back in time. Land this incredible fighter aircraft with ease and precision. An interactive aircraft simulator experience honoring British national pride can teach you how to fly and get you off the ground.
There are different flight simulators available with an instructor so you can learn how to control the aircraft. Go back in time and learn everything about this symbol of British national pride. It's not just an interactive experience, it's also educational with many fun facts, including videos on past pilots that flew Spitfires into battle.
You'll learn the controls, how it's maneuvered and flown. There are also different skill levels to suit any level of expertise.
Flight Simulator – Boeing 737
The flight simulator experience at the Flight Experience Days is a great opportunity to learn more about a commercial aeroplane up close and personal. You can try your hand at flying a Boeing 737 that's used by over 60 airlines worldwide. The number of training pilots goes through makes this an extremely valuable experience for anyone who's serious about flying.
The Boeing 737 is often used as an easy entry into the commercial airline industry and it takes just 100 hours of flight time to qualify as a pilot. This simulator allows you to complete the exact training required by experienced pilots.
It doesn't matter if you're a beginner or already have some experience, this Boeing 737 experience is suitable for everyone. With a team of experienced instructors, you're guaranteed to learn a lot about flying a commercial aeroplane. Fly through different landscapes and weather conditions and experience the cockpit of the Boeing 737.
What is a flight simulator experience?
A flight simulator experience allows you to pilot an aircraft in a realistic simulated environment without leaving the ground. Using professional grade flight simulators, you can get a taste of what it’s like to fly a plane under the guidance of a qualified instructor.
What can I expect from a flight simulator experience?
In a flight simulator experience you’ll be briefed on aircraft controls by an instructor before taking the captain’s seat. You’ll taxi to the runway, take off, navigate waypoints, and land the aircraft just as real pilots do. Expect hands-on flying, simulated weather scenarios, and an immersive environment.
Do I need any experience to try a flight simulator?
No prior experience is required for flight simulator experiences as full training is provided. It’s a great way to see if piloting is for you without any licenses or qualifications needed. The instructor will talk you through everything you need to know.
What aircraft can I fly in a simulator?
Many different aircraft are simulated including small private planes like Cessnas all the way up to commercial airliners such as Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s. Some simulators even offer aerobatics planes, fighter jets, and helicopters.
Where are flight simulators located?
Simulator centers are located across the UK including London, Manchester, Birmingham, and other major cities. Mobile truck simulators also travel for a more convenient option. Gift vouchers can be redeemed at your choice of location.
What age do I have to be to use a flight simulator?
Most flight simulators allow users aged 14 and above. Parental consent is needed for under 16s. For younger aviation enthusiasts some venues offer supervised demo flights for kids as young as 5. Always check age policies when booking.
Is a flight simulator experience a good gift idea?
Absolutely! A flight simulator experience makes for an unforgettable aviation themed gift. It’s a hands-on way to enjoy the thrill of flying for gift recipients with their head in the clouds. No prior knowledge needed.
How long does a flight simulator experience last?
Experience durations are typically between 30 minutes to 1 hour of hands-on flight time. This includes a briefing, practicing maneuvers, and simulated take-offs and landings. Longer sessions give you more time at the controls.
Are there different flight simulator packages available?
Yes, venues offer a range of packages from a single 30 minute flight to longer flights, video recordings, souvenir polo shirts and more. Multi-flight packages are great for repeat pilots. Check individual gift vouchers for inclusions.
Can I buy a gift voucher for a flight simulator experience?
Yes, flight simulator experiences make for amazing gift vouchers. You can purchase vouchers online with the option for the recipient to select a date and location. Add an e-voucher for instant delivery. It’s the perfect flying themed gift idea.