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Virtual Aerospace

Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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A great experience for the aviation nerd

I had a one hour experience in a 737-800 ng static simulator. The captain greeted us and we sat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
colin c
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Didn't work

Me and my dad arrived on a Sunday to be greeted by very dull atmosphere like the staff didn't want... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Will H
Stockport, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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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Wellingborough Rd | Skyways House Sywell Aerodrome, Northampton NN6 0BN, England
+44 1604 211336
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a one hour experience in a 737-800 ng static simulator. The captain greeted us and we sat in the briefing room whilst we discussed my experience and preferences for today's adventure, I already had a route in mind which he propmptly set up...More

Thank colin c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my dad arrived on a Sunday to be greeted by very dull atmosphere like the staff didn't want to be there. After waiting an hour over our slot time as the simulator wasn't working we finally got to sit in the cockpit and...More

1  Thank Will H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to this experience but didn't really excite me. It didn't feel very realistic to me at all. I felt the Captain took me to the airport that he wanted to go , I agree it looks better to land at...More

1  Thank maggiemaggie56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I bought this experience for my boyfriend as a gift. Thinking I'd leave him to it Captain Stuart informed me of the spare jump seat so I could watch the whole thing. Long story short I can't wait to go myself when I have the...More

Thank KitMlynar
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

There were 6 of us booked a group session. Each of us had the opportunity to take off, fly a loop and land at Manchester, and then take off from the New Hong Kong airport and land at the Old Hong Kong airport. First 'flight'...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

You really feel as if you are flying the plane and the adreneline kicks in, especially on the landing. I was with a group of 6 people and we all got 2 flights within a four hour period. Stuart, our captain, was calm, polite and...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Flight simulator was good but the dvd that cost an extra £25 was not available on the day due to technical reasons. It was promised to be sent by post but never arrived. When it did come after complaint it was not playable. It was...More

Thank alfi286
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I purchased this for my husbands birthday gift and the experience is one neither of us will forget. Stuart our Captain was excellent, very friendly and made us both feel at ease. My husband was flying and I was in the First Officers seat (I...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We went to the Sywell, Northampton virtual aerospace. This was our second visit but the first time round we didn't actually get to do this. It was booked (first time around) and whilst travelling (2 hour journey) we got a call to say there had...More

Thank Lovd
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Pleasant staff but poor non realistic graphics,all airports seem the same, equipment all a bit tired. No refreshments as promised, broken machine apparently. Any way £160 not worth my 90 minutes experience

1  Thank louis m
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Sharon G
2 May 2017|
Response from Amanda F | Property representative |
Hi Sharon. Sorry you've had a problem getting through we have had telephone issues with BT this week. Our answerphone message says if you leave your number we will call you right back, and thankfully most other people did... More
Manoraj R
11 April 2017|
Response from secretvoyager |
Hi There .... the price depends purely on the length of time you wish to book for, and the type of package you'd like. The number of people you wish to share it with doesn't effect the price, but I would suggest an hour each... More
9 November 2016|
Response from Mark737800 | Property representative |
Hi, you do indeed. You just give us a call and we find a slot in the diary for you and a time. Weekends are very busy so think ahead if you want a weekend slot.