across the UK with
YOU in the cockpit!
This experience will last a total of approx. 35 minutes, with approx. 30 minutes spent in the air. (We don't compromise on your time in the air. When comparing us with others, check the small print and the time actually spent in the air.)
Known as the Lightning II, the world's most expensive Joint Strike Fighter plane has been a long time coming. A project that dates right back to 1996, the maiden flight for the F-35 was in December 2006 and with a plethora of adjustments, tweaks and re-designs, the first aircraft was delivered in July 2011, but Lockheed Martin's jewel in the aviation crown was not fully operational with a squadron until July 2015.
This is the one and only F-35 flight simulator in the UK available for the public.
Inside the real thing the cockpit is more like an IT laboratory, with a full panel width glass touchscreen replacing all those dials, gauges and knobs you expect to see in an aircraft cockpit. The simulated version of the F-35 is the same.
Flight includes engine start up, taxi, take off, general handling, approach and landing.
Learn to control the aircraft in hover mode; perform short takeoffs, landings and aircraft carrier landings.
On this experience you'll be able to test the aircraft to the max as you fly at a mind-bending Mach 1.2.
At the end you will recieve a certificate of achievement.
Please arrive 5 minutes before your allocated time.
Photograph and video is allowed but NO flash photography.
Coffee machine avalable for nominal fee.
Waiting area for non-participants.
Each voucher entitles
to participate in this experience. The voucher is
transferable, which means that anyone can use it.
The voucher remains valid for bookings for 9 months from the date of purchase.
Please contact the operator using the details printed on your voucher to arrange a date for
We recommend that you purchase your voucher and make a booking for your event at least one month prior to your chosen date. This is particularly important for weekend events.
Event takes place at Newcastle Brunswick in Tyne and Wear .
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