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Great experience!

I had a 1 hour go in the a320 simulator from my parents for christmas and it was so much fun I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MeganKB
Great experience and HIGHLY recommended!!!

I've been to FSM twice, first time flying the 747 and a return visit on the 737. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James S
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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 (motion) real aircraft cockpit, converted into a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a 1 hour go in the a320 simulator from my parents for christmas and it was so much fun I would definately come again if i had the chance as the simulator was enjoyable to control. The instructor, Josh, was really professional, friendly....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

No worries Megan. Glad you had such a good time. See you again - Captain Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to FSM twice, first time flying the 747 and a return visit on the 737. The staff are always professional, helpful, patient and very knowledgable. Thanks to Josh for an amazing time and I will be back to try out the A320 soon....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James S
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks James - See you soon. Captain Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought our aircraft-mad teenage son Ben had an hour and a half in the A320 as a Christmas present. It was Ben’s first taste of a proper simulator and his instructor Rick put him through his paces exploring how the A320 operated. Ben’s final...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nick B
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good to hear Nick. Glad you all enjoyed the day and yes the Midlands Air Museum is definitely worth a visit. Look forward to seeing you again soon - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was about our fourth visit, and the second time we have been lucky enough to have Captain Peter Green as an instructor. We have a 15 year old grandson, who is flying mad and wants to be a pilot and Peter was so generous...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue T
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Sue. We love to work with the youngsters who want to make aviation their future. Peter is an excellent instructor as I have to say, are all of our team. Look forward to seeing you all again. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn’t able to post this at the time but we payed for our daughter to go as she is not a good flyer but she went to Spain the following day and was much better Dave told her about all the noises the plane...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bhamfly
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad we were of help. We do run full day fear of flying courses for those who need a bit of help to get on board. They are usually held on Sundays and cost £150 including refreshments, lunch and a trip in the simulators. Do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had such a lovely time. I was extremely nervous but the instructor rick made me feel very comfortable he introduced himself and told us a little bit about him to it was very relaxed atmosphere. We were made a tea or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 918laurynw
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed yourselves. Look forward to seeing you in the New Year - Captain Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a fantastic time flying the Boeing 737 simulator! After the briefing with Chris and a nice cup of tea, I mentioned to Rick, my instructor, that I had proposed to my wife in Hong Kong and after 25 years we were back there flying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HIthere60
CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I proposed to my wife in Riga. Not quite the same as HK. Do come and try one of the other simulators and maybe propose to her again in New York? - Captain Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a blast! Surprise birthday treat for my partners 60th birthday and it didn’t disappoint,he was like an excited child,From the time we arrived to leaving we were well looked after, Excellent pre brief before starting followed by a true “flight” Boeing 747800 Flying through...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. Look forward to seeing you again. - Captain Chris

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Like lots of people who have flown on holiday, we all seem to take the pilot for granted when we get on the plane. It was not until I was with Rick I suddenly realised planes don't fly them selves!! The tuition I had from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Well done Bossman. We are often asked "If I was left in charge of an aircraft, could I get it on the ground?" The answer is unlikely. But see how you do next time. You never know!! - Captain Chris

Reviewed 10 December 2018

A big thank you to Chris and our trainer Pete who was fantastic with both myself and my colleague during our recent visit on a 3hr A320 experience. A really life affirming experience which challenged me and was exhilarating in the process. So good i'm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CaptChrisRigby, Owner at Flight Simulators Midlands, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks James - see you soon - Captain Chris

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Response from CaptChrisRigby | Property representative |
When you have your voucher, ring us and we will arrange a date, time and choice of simulator. - Captain Chris
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Response from CaptChrisRigby | Property representative |
The 737 and A320 move in pitch which is all that an aircraft does. The 747 is static but the visual screen is very large and fools the brain into thinking it is moving. Most people can't believe they weren't moving when they... More
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