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Virtual Aerospace

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Address: Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
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+44 1604 211336
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09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
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Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell...

Virtual Aerospace operate 2 professional 737 Flight Simulators at Sywell Aerodrome near Northampton. Our customers range from professional pilots,enthusiasts, flight simulator fans and experience days to people with a severe fear of flying. All of our instructors are commercially qualified with a number flying as current airline pilots with various airlines. The remainder are full time professional flight instructors with over 50 different types and more than 60,000 flying hours between them. Our instructors have flown everything from Boeing B747, B707, B737, Airbus A319, A320 & A321 through to large propliners and fast jets. If you are looking for a 5* rated simulation experience then we are the perfect destination.

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Fantastic day

We went to Shoreham, had a fabulous lunch at the Hummingbird Restaurant at the airport then onto Hanger 4 for Virtual Aerospace. Met up with my instructor, Leslie, good briefing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Soberton
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Chania, Greece
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Chania, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Shoreham, had a fabulous lunch at the Hummingbird Restaurant at the airport then onto Hanger 4 for Virtual Aerospace. Met up with my instructor, Leslie, good briefing then onto the simulator. I thoroughly enjoyed my hour flight experience, I can only apologize to the passengers for landing on the grass at Heathrow. To top off the day,... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic day out, you don't realise how clever you have to be to be a pilot, I had an hour on the simulator with Stuart taking off from stansted airport and landing at Birmingham airport. Then another quick landing at Innsbruck, which according to Stuart you need a special license to fly there, and you can see why.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having done this before I sort of knew what to expect, or so I thought! My pilot for the day was Stuart. He made me and my wife very welcome and because I had done this before he said I could be as much hands on or not in flying the plane- I could fly anywhere I liked , land... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had a really good day today, really good and I will be going again! Stuart the instructor was very good and patient, giving reassuring guidance! Derek Duffill

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandson was given this experience as a Xmas present. As he wants to be a pilot he couldn't wait to try it out. He is familiar with all the controls so felt at home in the cockpit. He absolutely loved it. His instructor Leslie was friendly and helped make the "flight" really enjoyable. When it was finished my grandson... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic morning out, so engrossed with the realism forgot the wife was sitting behind me until we landed. Thanks Stuart for getting me down in one piece, Funchal was a tricky one, love to do it again, I dont suppose you are up for Lukla, Cheers Stu look forward to next time

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always wanted to learn to fly ,but never been able to afford ! My wife kindly bought a birthday voucher for the " next best thing", a Boeing 737 Simulator at Virtual Aerospace Sywell Aerodrome Sywell. I journeyed there with 2 friends for my 11.30. appointment . Met my instructor David ,who was an ex Military and Commercial... More 

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Torquay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband bought me this for my birthday. I was a bit nervous about using it but wish Id done it sooner ! Stuart our Pilot was so encouraging & it really felt like we were flying a real plane. You can choose a destination & experience taking off & landing. I loved it & will be booking another one... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is great because it is so realistic and instructors are, friendly, encouraging and professional.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your like me and like to be in control, then this is for you. How often have you been on a plane a felt you really want to be in the cockpit and know what's happening. Well this really is the best experience you will get other than actually being able to do it for real 'off the ground'!... More 

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