Chocks away! Become a pilot for the day at the Flight Sim Centre in Newcastle. As Europe’s largest leading flight simulator, this is a unique opportunity to choose from one of 9 amazing experiences and go on an adventure in the skies. Fly a huge Boeing 737-800 holiday jet, a World War Two Spitfire or a Top Gun style fighter jet. Your piloting dreams made real. With fully functioning controls, it’s perfect for both potential pilots with no experience, or professional pilots of all levels. Your professional instructor will take you through takeoffs, landings, and why not barrel rolls, stalls and spins! It’s great fun, inspirational and guarantees adrenaline, chills and fantastic family memories.

What if you're afraid of flying?

To be honest, it's possible you'll struggle if you suffer from an extreme fear of flying because the flight simulators are very realistic. However, they are actually a very good way to tackle your fear of flying. Take the fear of flying course and ease yourself into it. Conquer your fears today!

Do you feel the need? The need for speed? Experience the latest technology and fully immersive wrap-around 4K visuals, combined with the friendly and professional instructors – all of whom have significant real-life flying experience including displaying and test flying military fast jets. With its 320-degree, 4K full wraparound visual screen, 1:1 scale, fully enclosed cockpit and flight controls with advanced dynamic force feedback, it is regularly used as a training aid for professional pilots. The hardware components are fully functional and made to the same scale as the real aircraft in every aspect. With over 50,000 airports in the database, you can choose to fly from any airport in the world, with fully programmable weather conditions. However, no experience is required to fly and enjoy the simulator experience. All ages are welcome.

Why not go for the Battle of Britain dogfight experience? Bring a friend and fly together. You will be guided by your instructor towards each other and then it’s up to you to engage in Air to Air combat. Manoeuvre your aeroplane to get on the bad guy’s tail. Once you’re in a firing position, squeeze the trigger – Guns! Guns! Guns! This is a unique experience offered by the FSC. It’ll be a fight to the bitter end.

Booking in advance only. Open 9 am to 9 pm. Suggested duration 1-2 hours. Recommended ages 6 years and above.

  • Boeing 737-800NG – From £119.00
  • Top Gun Fighter Jet – From £99.00
  • Spitfire – From £99.00
  • Messerschmitt BF 109K – From £59.00
  • Bell 206 Jet Ranger Helicopter – £119.00
  • Piper PA-28 Cherokee Flight Simulator – £59.00
  • 4D VR Full Motion Car Racing – £59.00
  • Battle of Britain Experience – £79.99

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