If you know of someone who loves flying and who'd love to have a go at flying a 737 or a small aircraft, why not treat them to a flight simulation gift experience? They can enjoy the thrill of flying without even leaving the ground.
There's quite a range of flight simulator experiences available in the UK, with a choice of aircraft too, from a Vulcan, Spitfire, a Messerschmitt, a 737, a 747, a Cessna, an F16 Fighter Pilot Simulator, and a Lynx Helicopter, to name a few! Please check locations of all experiences before you buy, in case there's been a change in venue since writing.
The Ultimate Spitfire Simulator, Goodwood Aerodrome, West Sussex This is the world's only Spitfire Sim that can be used for training new Spitfire pilots! What a great chance to give it a go! You'll have a 15 minute briefing and introduction to the controls and a 30 minute session in the simulator with about 20 minutes 'airborne'. Allow about an hour on site for this experience. One guest can accompany you in the simulator. This is at the Goodwood Aerodrome in West Sussex and it's available from Into the Blue for £200.00. Visitors from this website can 15% off using the code ITBCHRISTMASGIFT until midnight on 25 Dec 2019**
Lancaster Bomber Flight Simulator Brighton City Airport, East Sussex Into the Blue list a flight simulator experience with a Lancaster Bomber! You can go for one flight simulator experience or two, and they are on special offer, one for £75 and two for £130. For £75, take off and fly the Lancaster under the guidance of the simulator instructor and then test your skills by flying under the Severn Bridge and return back to try landing. For £130, you can have a go at the Severn Bridge and then receive a mission briefing before testing your newly acquired flying skills! Fly low level over the same dams in Germany as the heroic Dambusters pilots! Wow! Visitors from this website can 15% off using the code ITBCHRISTMASGIFT until midnight on 25 Dec 2019**
Alpine Challenge Simulator Offer Was £110, now £85 Gloucestershire, Manchester, Northants, Cheltenham, Sussex Wow! This is a Boeing 737 flight simulator experience to the Alps. Can you land at the tricky Innsbruck Airport? Innsbruck Airport has a very tricky approach and it requires particular training to land there. Soar over snow-capped peaks and handle turbulence.... The experience gives you 30 minutes in the simulator including take-offs and landings. In Sussex, this is at Shoreham/Brighton City Airport. Visitors from this website can 15% off using the code ITBCHRISTMASGIFT until midnight on 25 Dec 2019**
Emirates Aviation Experience, London Was £120.00, now £90.00 Fly a simulator at the Emirates Aviation Experience! There's a choice of an Airbus A380 or Boeing B777 simulators and you've got 10 short and long haul airports to choose from. Entrance to the Emirates exhibition is included. Visitors from this website can 15% off using the code ITBCHRISTMASGIFT until midnight on 25 Dec 2019**
30 Minute Battle of Britain Dogfight Simulator for Two Was £95, Now £70- save yourself 26% Now, this experience is in BEDFORDSHIRE, not Sussex - but I had to mention it, because what a chance to have a go in a Flight Simulator in either a Spitfire or a Messerschmidt! You'll each "take off" from separate airfields and seek each other out for combat. Who will win and rule the skies? This is a great chance to test your flying, take-off and landing skills! This experience on a special offer too - just £70 - available from Virgin Experience Days
**For Into the Blue experiences up to £250.00 only, and the code does not apply to experiences listed here