This flight simulator experience transports you back to the summer of 1940 when the Royal Air Force and German Luftwaffe fought for aerial supremacy. You can fly one of the many different types of
missions that were undertaken during this period. Featuring surround sound you can choose from either a 1 or 2 hour session on the Spitfire flight simulator.
Henley in Arden, Warwickshire
Choose from a one or two hour session (The one hour session starts in the air whilst the two hour session includes take off, dog fights and landing.) on this Spitfire simulator that will take
you right back to wartime Britain. Climb into the cockpit and get ready to fly your Supermarine Spitfire to the limit. It’s time to see if you’ve got the gusto to be a Royal Air Force hero.
Summer 1940. The Battle of Britain is raging. The German Luftwaffe is conducting nightly bombing raids on strategic English sites and cities. Fighter squadrons are on high alert. Young pilots
are scrambled on courageous missions. Ground crews work tirelessly to keep the aeroplanes flying. This is World War Two and you’re right in the middle of it all on this Spitfire simulator.
Your mission is of your choosing. Will you be taking on Messerschmitt 109s heading over the English Channel escorting German bombers intent on dropping their bombs? Is a sortie over London
during the Blitz on the cards? Everything is possible with this fantastically realistic simulator.
In fact, the cockpit of this simulator is an exact copy of a Spitfire, right down to the RAF roundels on the side and the German Luftwaffe cross ‘kill markings’ on the port side of the cockpit.
Inside you’ll be surprised at how basic they are compared to modern commercial airliners and the latest RAF fighter jets. It’s also quite a tight fit in there too, but this is just how it would’ve
been for those valiant Second World War pilots.
The simulator itself is fixed base, with high quality graphics and surround sound. You can select your RAF base from the full list of airfields. All of them are in the database of this sim and
appear exactly as they would have in 1940, right down to the wartime military ground vehicles that would have been trundling around.
There are endless other variables too. The most popular sortie is a bit of air-to-air combat with the Luftwaffe. You can select how many enemy aircraft you want to see on your tail and even the
difficulty level of the aerial dogfight that’s about to commence. Will you fly your Spitfire back to base as the hero of the hour, or will you limp back with structural damage after taking a hit?
Using software that immerses you into wartime and that intense Battle of Britain atmosphere as soon as it’s chocks away.
Who is suitable for this experience?
Minimum age 16. Under 18s must be accompanied on site by an adult.
Not suitable if you have heart problems or epilepsy.
You must bring photographic ID on the day.
Weekdays and weekends throughout the year.
Experiences are subject to availability.
A maximum of 3 spectators are permitted in the simulator room.
Additional guests can wait in the reception area.
Minimum spectator age is 10.
- Welcome, introduction and briefing.
- Choose from a one or two hour session.
- The one hour flight is a mission starting in the air and the two hour experience includes take off, dog fights and landing.
- Select your own mission ranging from the London Blitz to dogfights over Kent, Southern England or France.
- Refreshments are included.
- The simulator has a fixed base with replica controls and surround sound.