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The SULLY Simulator Experience - Coventry Airport

The SULLY Simulator Experience - Coventry Airport

Product ID: 12588
Valid for 12 months
Warwickshire
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£199.00
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Minimum Age: 14 years

About the experience

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be in the cockpit of the US Airways flight 1549 during the 'Miracle on the Hudson'? Well, now you can experience it with the 'Sully' flight simulator! Take on the role of Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger and make the critical decisions that he faced when he landed the aircraft safely on the Hudson River. Will you be able to keep your cool under pressure and make the right call? Or would you have turned back to base? This simulator offers you the opportunity to explore all the possible scenarios. On January 15th 2009, Captain Sullenberger and First Officer Jeff Skiles departed from LaGuardia Airport in New York on a routine flight to Charlotte Douglas Airport in North Carolina. However, just minutes after take-off, the plane hit a flock of Canada Geese at around 2800 feet. This caused both engines to fail, leaving the plane in a dire situation. During the National Transportation Safety Board investigation, the captain's decision-making process was scrutinized, and simulated flights were conducted to determine the best course of action. This simulator experience gives you first hand insight into the difficult decisions that pilots face in emergency situations. After a brief 30-minute introduction to the simulator's controls, which are identical to those of the actual US Airways 1549 Airbus A320, you will be able to test out the three different theories that were examined during the investigation.

  • Simulate the famous 'Miracle of the Hudson' flight
  • Practice the 3 emergency scenarios of flight 1549
  • Will you handle the pressure of an aerial MayDay?
  • A total of 60 mins in the Airbus A320 simulator

  • 30 minute welcome, introduction and briefing
  • 60 minute flight simulator session in the Airbus A320
  • In the first 30 minutes you will practice handling the A320, your instructor will show you how to fly the aircraft using autopilot and manually
  • Once comfortable with the controls you will go through the 3 scenarios shown in the film
  • Sessions are run by experienced, professional pilots
  • The Airbus A320 has a motion platform

Information

  • Three observers may accompany you in the simulator for an additional charge of £10 per person payable on the day

  • Minimum age 14, under 18's must be accompanied on site by an adult
  • Minimum height 5ft
  • Not suitable for people with heart problems or epilepsy 

Minimum Age: 14 years

  • This experience has now been awarded a Trip Advisor 'Certificate of Excellence' for 2017, 2016 and 2015

  • Selected weekdays throughout the year
  • Weekend upgrades are available for a £25 supplement payable on the day

Please Note: The simulator is undergoing maintenance from the 27th July to 31st August 2024 so bookings cannot be be accommodated during this time

Locations

  • Warwickshire
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