Flight Simulators

Boeing 737

Your chance to fly “heavy metal”! This simulator is suitable for everybody, no matter what level of experience you are at, beginner or advanced. Our friendly staff will guide you through the experience so you can really feel what it’s like to be the Captain of a passenger jetliner.

We can work with you to tailor a session, anything from a difficult approach and landing at the Kai Tak airport. Take off and land at Newcastle Airport, Fly over London with a flight out of Heathrow.

Spitfire

We offer a “Classic Spitfire” experience. Fly over the white cliffs of Dover or shoot down the enemies in an enthralling dogfight. Enjoy the scenery of Northumberland’s coast and castles from the seat of a spitfire. This is a truly immersive experience using the latest 3D headset.

Don’t forget the Spitfire cockpit is transportable and would make an excellent feature at a 1940s event, or even a birthday party. Just contact us to discuss your requirements and get a quote.

F-35

We are proud to announce the arrival of the F-35 Thor Fighter Jet Simulator to our simulator center. This is the one and only F-35 flight simulator in the UK available for the public – your very unique opportunity to experience what it feels like to be a Top Gun of the BEST AirForce fighter ever built!

Learn to perform short takeoffs, landings and aircraft carrier landings. Our F-35 cockpit is transportable for any events or parties. Contact us to discuss your requirements and get a quote.

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ONLY £149

Take to the skies for 2 hours in all 3 simulators

  • 1 hour in the 737
  • 30 minutes in the F35
  • 30 minutes in the Spitfire or Car Racing

You can mix and match on this offer too.


gift-vouchers

ONLY £65

 Make someone happy! Buy a gift voucher for the Flight Sim Centre and the lucky recipient can choose between 30 minutes in our 737 airliner or 1 hour in the F35 fighter jet or 1 hour in the spitfire.

The recipient can email us to book a time and date of their choice and let us know which option they would like. Vouchers are valid for 6 months from date of purchase and will be emailed to you.


Virtual Reality


THE FUTURE OF ENTERTAINMENT IS HERE
THE FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY CENTRE IN NEWCASTLE

3 x fantastic VR experiences are now available:

  • PLAY HTC Vive experience
  • DRIVE Car Racing Simulator
  • FLY Spitfire Flight Simulator

Full (VR) virtual realities experience, the only one of its kind in the north of England, come and experience the wonder of Virtual Reality.

Imagine a game that doesn’t feel like a game. Where your body is the controller and your mind believes it’s real. The digital and real world meshed seamlessly together, to transport you inside a virtual space like never before. When you move, the game moves with you. Pure immersive fun with the freedom to get up and go.


Virtual Reality Experiences

HTC Vive

The Virtual Reality Centre offers VR experiences using both the Occukus Rift and HTC Vive headsets, it’s not quite your typical after-school haunt. Based within the Flight Sim Centre it offers true immersive virtual reality experience

If you want to kill zombies, you’ll literally have to walk around, aim and shoot a VR gun. Imagine a game that doesn’t feel like a game.

Where your body is the controller and your mind believes it’s real. When you move, the game moves with you.

Our list of experiences is endless and we keep it constantly updated

Car Racing Sim

What’s your fancy? Go Karts, F1, Rallycross, Touring cars, Vintage, Supercars? Whatever car or type of track you want we’ll try to make it happen! With our state of the art tech you’ll get to drive these tracks in amazing detail!

With our racing car simulator, you really have to drive the car! We can make the sim as real or as easy as you would like, just tell us.

Using the latest motion technology and a 270 degree wrap around screen we can place you right inside of the action!

The usual response is…………..WOW!

Halloween Special

Star Wars Special

Santa's Sleigh Test Flight

Packages

Team Building

Looking for a different kind of Team Building exercise – you’ve found the right place!

Come and enjoy any of our 3 simulators – 737, F35 or spitfire. Fly in teams, pairs or individuals.

You can judge your employees decision making skills and watch them under pressure!

Fear of flying

If you or anyone you know is so worried about flying that it stops them enjoying their holidays, our Fear of Flying package may just help them overcome their fears.

Experience the 737 as both a passenger then take control and get your hands on the controls. No risk involved. Being able to understand the process of flying and what pilots need to know can help to alleviate our fears and realise there is a safe pair of hands flying the aircraft.

Stag & Hen Parties

Newcastle is renowned as Stag & Hen Party Capital, so before the drinking begins try something different! Take on your mates in a Krypton Factor style special – landing the Boeing 737 at one of the most difficult airports in the world!

Or a Top Gun challenge – shooting bogeys! Or enjoy dogfighting in the classic Spitfire. The choice is yours. Hire the whole Flight Sim Centre for up to 3 hours at a special rate. Call for details and discuss your needs.

Flying Skills

In need of a little refreshment of your flying skills? Preparing for a job interview at an airline? Our full size replica Boeing 737 NG is the perfect tool for your next career move.

It is complete with a Glass Cockpit, FMS, FMC, EFIS and MCP, and a fully functioning auto pilot.

Please note – hours on our simulator cannot be logged!

News

May The Force Be With You

STAR WARS SPECIAL – Only at the Virtual Reality Centre


  • Ages 4 and upwards.
  • £20 for a 30 minute experience.

Places are limited – call or email NOW to book.



About Us

Amanda is a fully qualified PRINCE2 Project Manager with a degree in Adult Education has raised significant sums for air charities such as the Great North Air Ambulance and Vulcan to the Skies.

Amanda also set up Spit4Hire this consisted of a De haviland Vampire cockpit section which she help rescue and restore, then commissioning a full size spitfire replica with the registration of RNN, and our full size replica spitfire cockpit.

The Spitfire and F-35/Universal cockpit are transportable so we can come to you for your events and parties. The Spitfire has been very popular at 1940s events around the country. Contact us for more information.

We are ideally placed on the outskirts of Newcastle Upon Tyne with ample free secure parking. The number 45 bus from Newcastle passes the door, and for a small charge we can even offer a collection and delivery service from Newcastle International Airport, Train Station or Metro Station.


Our Flight Instructor – Amanda

Contact Us

FLIGHT SIM CENTRE


Find us

Unit 5
Waterford Business Centre
Brunswick
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE13 7GB

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Opening Times

Open 7 days a week – 9am till 9pm – By appointment only


Call us

07824510979


Email us

thesimcentre@gmail.com


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