Flightdeck Experience Testimonials

Flight Simulator Testimonials

We are constantly working on our customer experience and make sure to follow up on all experiences to see how our customers believe we have performed. Please find the most recent testimonials below.

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    star rating  Fabulous experience in flight simulator. The instructor (Simon) was really enthusiastic and helpful in explaining the controls and guiding the whole flight experience.
    Thoroughly enjoyable and would recommend it.

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    star rating  What a great experience. I received a warm and friendly greeting from Gary and after a briefing on the controls I picked two airports for a take off and landing... read more

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    star rating  My flight experience was with Paul, who was very welcoming and very proficient with me, an absolutel novice. I learned a lot and appreciated how skilled Paul was.
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    star rating  I bought the 2 hour gate to gate Boeing 737 experience for my husband and we had our session at Stockport. We were shown the full start up of... read more

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    star rating  Got a 2 hour experience as a birthday gift, arrived on the day and was made very welcome with tea coffee and biscuits, and the simulator was excellent and really... read more

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    star rating  Thanks Simon H for a great flight simulator experience. I really didn’t know what to expect as I hadn’t been in a flight simulator before but was very impressed. Simon... read more

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    star rating  737 Flight Experience, 120 minutes for two people.
    B737 800 (Fixed Base) flight simulator

    What an amazing experience this is. Had the opportunity to fly gate to gate.... read more

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    star rating  Present for my Sons 16th and it didn’t disappoint. The lovely gentleman pilot was pitch perfect in encouraging and instructing, made the whole thing come to life. Took time to... read more

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    star rating  I can not recommend this experience enough! If you're into aviation and fancy the thought of getting your hands on a Boeing 737-NG for a few hours, then this is... read more

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    star rating  This was an absolute blast. I got given a flight experience present for Christmas 2019 and it was set to expire June 2020. VA honoured the agreement due to the... read more

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    star rating  This was a Christmas present from 2019 - unable to use due to the pandemic but voucher was honoured without fuss. Paul the instructor was great and the whole experience... read more

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    star rating  What a rush! It's been 30 mins since I finished and I'm still shaking with adrenaline.
    My instructor Paul Lang was nothing but perfect. His calm manner and ability to... read more

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    star rating  I've been coming to Virtual Aerospace in Sywell regularly for almost 10 years and thought it was about time to post a review!

    I had two of the... read more

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    star rating  My son did the 5 hr Young Pilot Program. Simon H was his instructor and I couldn't have asked for a better instructor. He met with Hayden to... read more

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    star rating  Myself and my partner Marc had a lovely 2 hour experience! Marc bought this as he loves flight simulators and Simon was amazing! The 2 hours were full of take... read more

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    star rating  Wow, this experience was far greater than I expected. Had a brilliant day flying.
    Simon is your wingman, I would recommend him.. such a friendly and energetic pilot.. he has... read more

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    star rating  Friendly experience, I bought this for my son’s 13th birthday for an hour and he got two take-offs and landings in the 60min, just the right balance of fun and... read more

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    star rating  Having experience on the A 319 I was interested in how differently a 737 NG handles.on meeting Gary and explaining my history he suggested we operated a sector as if... read more

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    star rating  Everything was so exciting but landing in the Hudson River and then taking off again to fly to America to land at JFK

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    star rating  Did a 90 minute flight experience here today on the 737 simulator. Paul and Howard were excellent instructors, very informative and encouraging. They certainly knew everything you could have ever... read more

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    star rating  I am 90 years of age and have just had a fascinating and enjoyable experience at Flight into the Blue (Aerospace Sywell). I felt I really was in the... read more

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    star rating  I bought this for my son for a Christmas present and wow what an experience. He absolutely loved it and the instructor was brilliant and ensured he had an amazing... read more

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    star rating  I had Simon Horgan for a 5 hour young pilot programme. He was extremely thorough with every topic that we decided to work through and I left after the 5... read more

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    star rating  My father in law and son did the 60 minute flight experience today. The instructor was superb and allowed both of them to take the controls. A brilliant time had... read more

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    star rating  3rd visit to virtual aerospace flew from manchester to heathrow with Gary who was excellent showed me about trimming the aircraft which i had never done before and a different... read more


    star rating  This was a belated (due to covid) birthday present for our 13 year old son and it exceeded all our expectations!
    Gary, our captain was so attentive, inclusive and... read more


    star rating  I did the fear of flying session with Rapha. He really put me at ease (a real challenge!) and made it an enjoyable experience both for me and my husband... read more


    star rating  This 90 minutes virtual flight was an amazing experience for my Husband and Rafael was an excellent instructor


    star rating  The knowledge & patience of my instructor were exceptional. Although a fixed base sim' it was - particularly when maneuvering - quite 'immersive'. Only tip ? Speak to the company... read more


    star rating  Hi, we went today for my husbands flying experience at Sywell with First Officer Paul and we all had a fabulous time, thank you so so much, strongly recommended to... read more


    star rating  This is absolutely fantastic. I got 90 mins with Rafa (my co-pilot) he passed the test 🙂 Flew from Birmingham to Edinburgh starting with all prefilght checks brilliantly described by... read more


    star rating  Bought this for my 13 year old son in July, and after a long wait for a space (due to Corona), we finally had the session - and it was... read more


    star rating  Easy to find plenty of parking
    Reception area had great views of variety of helicopters and small planes
    Greeted by a very friendly polite instructor Mak.
    This was... read more

    sara g

    star rating  Weather not that great but didn’t matter as once met by the instructor Lloyd, my day soon brightened up.
    Lloyd takes you thru all pre flight checks, then you... read more


    star rating  Thoroughly enjoyed this experience that was bought as a birthday present. The instructor (Paul) was superb, passionate and helped get the most out of this experience which was completely new... read more


    star rating  An Amazing experience, we totally enjoyed the flight, Mak is so knowledgable and very accommodating, anweres all the questions from my 7 Yr old child who's soooooo excited. Counting the... read more


    star rating  A superb experience, arrive a little early and spend half hour having a cuppa in the terminal building watching everything going on around this busy little airport, if you love... read more


    star rating  It was easy getting to, and were greeted to a very knowledgeable instructor (Mak). I was asked what my chosen destination and departure airports were and he also gave... read more


    star rating  Everything about the experience was fun. I just wanted to do it all over again afterwards! Mak was very encouraging and you don't feel under any pressure. ... read more

    Liz D

    star rating  We were greeted by Mak who could not have been more friendly or accommodating.

    Nothing was too much... read more

    Ian W