Complete Simulator & Flight Experience


This voucher will entitle the holder access to a simulation experience in our 1:1 scale Boeing 737-800 NG flight simulator for one hour, followed by 1 hour actual flight in a light aircraft departing and arriving at Newcastle International Airport. This truly is a once in a lifetime experience.

You have the option of 60 minutes or 30 minutes.

If you choose to have a gift voucher sent in the style of a boarding pass, as shown on the images, your voucher will be posted to you via Royal Mail 1st Class, or if less than 48 hours before you plan on visiting we will send you a copy via email.

Key features of the simulator sessions are:

  • You will be carry out a briefing in the briefing room prior to your flight
  • You will discuss the flight and plan the route, weight and fuel requirements for the flight
  • You will discuss the weather for the flight and the impact this will have on your flight
  • The Aircraft will be in a completely cold and dark state.
  • You will be given an to the flight controls and various other systems in the aircraft
  • You will program in the flight management computer and also configure the whole aircraft
  • You will go through the real world aircraft start checklists in order to get the aircraft ready for departure. This includes starting the engines
  • You will taxi to the active runway at the airport you have selected
  • You will take control of the aircraft and execute a successful takeoff, guided by the captain
  • After takeoff you will give you further demonstrations of hand flying the aircraft to increase your skill level
  • During the cruise, your instructor will talk you through the various aspects of the cockpit in more detail, such as the flight management computer, the overhead panels, radio controls etc
  • You will then be given instructions on how to prepare the aircraft for descent
  • You will begin your descent
  • You will manually fly the aircraft into the approach position on route to landing
  • You will execute a successful landing
  • You will taxi the airport to a boarding gate at your destination airport

You can select any airport in the world which you would like to depart from. Your flight time will be around 60 minutes.

After your simulator session, you can then complete your real word flight (you can do the flight experience before the simulator session if you wish). The experiences do not need to be completed on the same day.

The key features of the real world flight are:

The 60 minute trial lesson will entitle the holder to a 90 minute experience with an hour in the air with one of our highly trained flight instructors. The 30 minute session will give you 30 minutes in the air.

  • Begin the experience with meeting your flight instructor, followed by a short brief about the flight that you’re about to embark on.
  • Have the option of flying North to see the sights of the Harry Potter castle at Alnwick or going South via the Tyne Bridges to see the sights of Durham city and lots more.
  • You will pick up a hi vis jacket and a headset for the aircraft and you will head out to enjoy the experience of a life time.
  • Your instructor will talk you through the controls of the aircraft.
  • Follow through on the controls for the take off using the same runway as the airliners.
  • Hear the Newcastle air traffic controllers talking to you and the airliners.
  • Fly the aircraft on your own with the guidance of the instructor next to you.
  • Follow through on the approach to land back at Newcastle International Airport.
  • After landing you will receive a short debrief and a certificate to certify that you have successfully completed the trial lesson.

Why not officially log the flight that you have just completed and have it signed by your instructor! Log books are available on sale to purchase on the day of the flight!

If you would like to book in more information on this experience, please contact us and we will be happy to help.

Please note the experience duration below is for EACH experience. So a 30 minute duration means 30 minutes in the simulator and a 30 minute flight. Likewise for the 60 minute experience.



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