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Chocks away for a highly authentic Second World War flight simulator session! You'll be taking on the role of the courageous fighter pilot, as you get ready to climb aboard and take flight into the virtual skies. Your Spitfire flight simulator experience can last for either 30 minutes or 1 hour.

£55 per person for 30 minutes
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£95 per person for 1 hour
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Location

Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire


Experience Details

This Second World War (1939 - 1945) flight simulator is incredibly realistic. The Spitfire has an exact replica cockpit, so it’s worth noting it’s a bit of a mission to clamber up and get in there, just as it would have been for all those freshly-graduated fighter pilots during the Second World War. And when you do get inside the Spitfire you’ll soon realise how narrow the fuselage is, making it a comfy fit to say the least!

All the controls and gauges work just as they would have done for real when this aircraft was introduced. And although they look relatively simple compared to the racks of panels and computer-controls of modern airliners, this Second World War veteran of the sky demanded some serious flying skills from those who piloted them.

You can opt for a 30 minute or 1 hour flight.

Who is suitable for this experience?

Minimum age 12.
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Due to the restrictive access to the Spitfire, it will not be suitable for less able bodied people.


Availability

Weekdays and weekends throughout the year.
Monday to Saturday 10am-6pm.
Dates and session times are subject to availability.


Spectators

Up to two spectators can accompany you in the sim room.


Itinerary

  • 30 minute and 1 hour flights are available.
  • Simulator is built to original specifications with a full set of working gauges and controls.
  • Try taking off, landing and mastering the flight controls.

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