It's surpassed all my
expectations and I've learned so much.
Well worth the
Really was a WOW factor event.
++ James Hunt,
Pontypridd, WALES ++
21st May 2008
Just Blown Away! I was hoping it would be a good
experience, but it 's better than i ever imagined. and thanks
for teaching me about how it all works.
++ NICK CASON -
3rd June 2008 ++
obviously have put a lot of time and effort into this and i
appreciate your time in giving me an insight into what lies
++ ROB KNIGHTON, ATC Technician EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT (EGNX)
16th June 2008 ++
were three Fun Guys who traveled all the way from
Newcastle on Tyne. Left to Right: Ray Ewart, Sean Nixon and
Jason Carling. Thanks lads, BEST GROUP VISIT Award
Geordie Flight Crew 1st July 2008 ++
absolutely amazing. The feel and the peripheral views all add to
the effect. Seeing it on the internet is just not
like actually being here.
PORTHCAWL 9th Oct 2008
a Chap who enjoyed himself !
It's Amazing ! I can't thank you enough for letting me fly
your sim, what a great day! Thank you for the inspiration!
Stephen Tindale,TELFORD 19th December 2008 ++
WARNER on his Checkride into BIRMINGHAM - He Passed :o))
said: 'I'm Speechless, it's an amazing achievement and i've got
to have one myself now'
CHRIS WARNER - PRESTON
31st January 2009 ++
just don't know what to say, it's absolutely amazing and I'm
having nightmares of how much work I've still got to do'.
Military Helicopter Pilot (Retired) STEVE COZENS - February 18th
truly amazing, the visual appearance and the performance are so
realistic. And thanks for sharing your experience.
It was really great fun and very educational! It is not often
you get to meet someone like yourself who really knows what they
are doing and is willing to discuss it.
VINCENT MARREN - Trainee Commercial
Pilot LONDON 12th March 2009 ++
you for a wonderful experience today on your 737. My mind
is now full of ideas to improve my own set-up.
In Fact i'm going to change from a 777 to a 737 now after my
Brian POLLITT, FLEETWOOD
13th June 2009 ++
You have an amazing sim and it is a true
credit to you and your achievements. It is a real pleasure to
fly and i hope one day i will have one just like it.
Chris REDMOND, Flight Dispatcher EGAA
June 16th 2009 ++
a great experience. I really enjoyed that.
Makes a big difference controlling an Aircraft with realistic
yokes and responses.
PETERBOROUGH 17th July 2009 ++
you very much for your time. Chris and I really enjoyed
ourselves. I think your sim has whetted his creativity to build
a chopper sim.......we'll have to wait and see!
John & Chris PERRIN - ASHFORD Kent
3rd August 2009 ++
Aspiring Airline Pilots...Left To Right GARY
RICHARD AVERY & ALEX GRALTON.
Very 'Up There' Guys worked well together as a team. Did LPPT to
LEMD and then LHBP to LOWI.
++ 9th September 2009 ++
Mitchell was over to fly the sim at Halloween :o)) Steve used to
own a Jet Provost. 'It's inspiring and
very educational. I'm amazed at the level of system
integration and technology you've achieved here'.
STEVE MITCHELL - MACCLESFIELD
31st October 2009 ++
Up, Harry Radford was here checking out the sim. Harry is
just embarking on the long road to a sim.
'Absolutely stunning, what a great day and a great experience'
RADFORD - Newton Le Willows 20/11/209 +
Chums from Doncaster came for some sport 2nd December.
Richard said 'I can only say thank you so much for
yesterday, you will never know how much we both enjoyed
it. Awesome sim, true gentleman, fantastic day!
Richard MYERS & Simon CORISH - DONCASTER
2nd December 2009 ++
Everson Came Over 19th Feb. to catch up on what I'm upto.
Steve is a 737 Builder.
Just Like Being Home' said Steve
Steve EVERSON - MILTON KEYNES - 19th Feb 2010 +
Two Real 737 Pilots Here 18th March 2010 ++
(L) Grant DOYLE (Ryanair) & Rob CASSIDY (Thomson)
Grant said: ' Absolutely amazing level of detail and I was
wondering can i come back?'
can't tell you how much I enjoyed visiting and the whole
experience. And thanks for the way you explained
everything so clearly.
Andrew LOHMAN 6th April 2010 +
Father & Son Team from LICHFIELD, Staffs.
John said 'Thanks very much today we were very very impressed!
What you have done is a very realistic Flight Sim and we enjoyed
every part of it'
John & Andrew CLISSETT - LICHFIELD 08/06/2010 +
Pleasure to welcome our first Lady Pilot Today. Jean
HANDLEY came Over from Ashton-u-Lyne for a Spin out of
Ashton under Lyne 17th July 2010 ++
Ashmore (left) COVENTRY and
Liam Webb from HINCKLEY came over for a flight.
Ryan said 'Thanks for such a great day, we really enjoyed it.
20th Sept 2010 ++
to welcome Nicolas Hermansky over. Nick said "Great
Fun, a fantastic experience to meet you (with your Mountain of
Knowledge) and to attempt to fly the bloody thing"
++ 9th October 2010 ++
PPL here October 26th. Russ Cooksey came in from Sheffield.
Russ said ' It's amazing, Awesome and thanks for giving me the
opportunity to fly it' He wants to come back :o))
++ Russ COOKSEY 26th Oct 2010 ++
pleasure to welcome another PPL Simon LUMMIS in from
Simon said "Thank you so much for your time and expertise.
Wow what a great pit you have."
++ Simon LUMMIS 14th Dec.2010 ++
total pleasure meeting you today, and an epic adventure to fly
your incredible simulator. Thank you so much for the
expert tuition, flight to Brussels, and the cups of tea!
+ Simon Lloydbottom
Birmingham Dec.16th 2010 +
RUTTER (Left) is going to Air
Baltic and was here Monday and Tuesday to get some practise at
RIGA. Then on Tuesday he was Joined by Cpt.
PETER SMITH from Thomson Airways.
Stuart said " Sim is just fantastic, so realistic. Ian
thanks very much for your kindness and hospitality. Hope
to visit again as you make more improvements."
And from Pete "great training aid and super hospitality.
Again many thanks Ian."
+ Stuart RUTTER & Pete SMITH
Feb.21 & 22 2011 +
KELLY came in 5th March to Fly EGGD to LOWI. Simon works at
Bristol Airport on the Systems maintenance
Team. He said "Thank you for giving
me the opportunity to have ago in your sim.
The journey was definately worth the effort. I
Really enjoyed it"
Simon KELLY _ Chippenham March 5th 2011 ++
LOHMAN was in 6th April for a flight and to get the lowdown on
cockpit building. He said "This is amazing and I'm
going away all fired up to start building something"
Good For Him :o))
Andrew LOHMAN - COLWYN BAY - April 6th 2011 ++
All the way from the banks of the Danube, Peter SELMECI visited
7th & 8th May. Peter is an Approach Controller at
"The Sim is awesome and i have really enjoyed myself here
Peter SELMECI - BUDAPEST - 7/8 May 2011 ++
To Meet Up With Chris CLARKE who came over for a
Chris said "Flying the sim was A Great
Experience" Thanks Chris
Chris CLARKE - Stratford on Avon
22nd June 2011 +
of Thomson Virtual Pilots were over 27th July. Chris HULME
(left) & Ollie HALL (right). Chris is Cabin Crew
for Easyjet, so he knew what was going on :o))
Chris HULME - LIVERPOOL & Ollie HALL - WREXHAM 27th July
PERRIN popped in on his way home with his 'wench'. So we
had to put him thru his paces didn't we :o))
++ John PERRIN
24th Aug. 2011 ++
then Simon CORISH was here to fly when he brought his
overhead panel in for me to wire up.
Best Approach and Landing at Innsbruck i've seen :o))
Simon CORISH Doncaster 30th Sept 2011 ++
Two really Nice Guys came over 7th
October. Mathew HEMMETY and Kieran TRUEFITT.
Kieran is an Air Traffic Controller at Manchester
Airport. Don't know why, but they wanted to wear the
" We just want to thank you for the use of your sim the
other day. It was a fantastic experience and very realistic, not
to mention educational! "
++ Mathew HEMMETY - STOCKPORT
(Left) & Kieran TRUEFITT - WILMSLOW 7th October 2011
came half way around the world to see this and i've enjoyed
every minute of it. Seeing BOEING aircraft everyday, I have this
sense of Deja Vu and I've learned so much about simulation.
Chris Danker - KLM Maintenance Manager, KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia
31st May 2008 ++
an enjoyable experience. It's quite an achievement. It certainly
is your ethos.
++ GARETH EVANS, Glyn
14th June 2008 ++
I'm so impressed with this. All the systems and
proceedures, I can see why the Pilots have to go through such
extensive training and evaluation.
++ Reg JONES, Engineer,
LINDSTRAND HOT AIR BALLOONS Ltd
22nd July 2008 ++
I've been in a Commercial Simulator and I can't tell you how realistic and immersive
with everything working. I absolutely have not had
such a great day in ages. you have done full justice to the 737NG
++ ANDREW CARSON -
28th July 2008 ++
Really Enthusiastic Guy's Today.
Capt. Brendon Gibbons & Capt. Trevor
Fielding of GO
We want to build our own Cockpit and this has given us the
inspiration to go forward... BRENDON GIBBONS & TREVOR
++ 6th September 2008
to Right above: NIGEL
SIMON NEWMAN (Chatham) and DANIEL GREEN (Leighton Buzzard).
++ 13th December 2008 ++
said 'Apart from the cockpit which was truly amazing, I
have seldom met anyone more generous with their time. Your
enthusiasm has certainly boosted mine considerably to move
forward, you are truly a Jedi Master of the cockpit world!'
RYANAIR Captain CHRIS INGAMELLS 18th Feb 2009 ++
'It's astounding how
accurate the cockpit operates and the level of appearance and
systems integration you have achieved. I'm really
(Coming from a Professional 737 Pilot, I take that as a real
compliment and he really pushed it to the limit :o)) - IAN)
Friend and Colleague Dougie Vivers who was absolutely stunned
with it. This is the only photo of him not dribbling :o))
++ Dougie Vivers - POWYS
astonished at the simplicity of your approach to the
programming. Now I understand your ideas. Excellent
Sim which has given me lots of ideas.
+ JOHN O'QUIGLEY LONDON
Simply Speechless. Your setup is so inspiring I can see a long
road ahead of me. And thanks for teaching me so much.
+ ANDREW WALL - BINGLEY,
Yorks. + 20/05/2009
approach is definitely the way to go for me. I already have
the Hardware so now i need to get building
++ Jason DELL
FLEETWOOD 13/06/09 ++
just love your cockpit and I don't want to leave. A great
++ GLENN SCOTT -
Belfast - 16th June 2009 ++
Speechless ! It is such an Immersive and Intense
Experience having to control such a sophisticated aircraft.
But at least it's set the standards for my own build.
++ PETER WILSHIRE -
ALICANTE - Spain
9th July 2009 ++
Chums All the Way From
BOSNIA. Emir HOT (Bosnian Recording
Artist from TUZLA - Right) and Irhad
Durakovic (ATC at Sarajevo. This is the man you
talk to going into LQSA). 'Thanks for a great
time, we are so impressed'
++ Emir HOT & Irhad
DURAKOVIC Bosnia 28th August 2009 ++
Maker ALEX HODGSON was here filming the sim for a TV
'What an Achievement, it looks absolutely perfect and thanks for
letting me come and use and film it. Can I come back?'
++ALEX HODGSON 10/09/2009
Hangar9 Film Co. ++
First Officer Robert CASSIDY (Right) and ATPL Jamie KNIGHT
Pleasure to meet these two. Robert taught me such a lot about
using the CDU for things i never thought about.
Robert said ' You've got
it just right and it was great fun to fly'
++ 737NG First Officer Rob
CASSIDY & ATPL Jamie KNIGHT
14th September 2009 ++
Captain & Microlight Pilot Roger HARRIS was in. Roger is
just starting out on his build & came for a few tips.
'What an amazing experience, a fantastic day and I learnt a lot
which is going to help me enormously'
++ ROGER HARRIS -
14th November 2009 ++
for the Return Flight, The Geordie Flight Crew. L to R: Ray
EWART, Sean NIXON and Jason CARLING.
Sean said 'Always a great day and always made to feel welcome.
Canít wait til next year'
++ The GEORDIE
FLIGHTCREW Dec. 11th 2009 ++
Delighted to Have the First Ever Visitor from the United States,
Tony Winslow. 'It's awe
inspiring, i'm simply speechless, so realistic'.
From that, i take it he liked it.
++ Tony WINSLOW -
MONUMENT Colorado United States 23/12/2009 ++
HARRIS Came Back Again for a Second
Shot at it.
Thanks again for the
visit - I would not have believed it, but the second visit was
better than the first! I cannot say how interesting and
informative the simulator is.
++ March 5th 2010 ++
absolutely amazing what you've done here and i'd love to bring
my son to see it'
++ Ben DALE - SWEDEN
a chap who had a Good Time and went away smitten :o))
Ian POUTNEY from BOSTON, Lincs
26th March 2010 ++
and son Team in 3rd June 2010.
+ Ali & Hamdy AMER
CAIRO - Egypt
3rd June 2010 +
Rothwell was here this week collecting the rudder pedals.
" I really enjoyed it and learnt so much. I think it's
brilliant that you share everything with the flightsim
++ Gerard ROTHWELL
Richard Avery & Alex
Gralton came back for a second shot at the sim.
Richard said "We were both impressed by the new TQ and
would love to visit again to see the developments in the
pipeline ++ 15th Sept
The Aussie Team arrived
all the way from PERTH Western Australia 30th September.
Gwyn Perrett and his lovely lady Leonie.
Gwyn is convinced I didn't build this, he thinks i just cut it
off the front of a real 737NG :o))
++ Gwyn Perrett & Leonie 30th
September 2010 ++
SHED Lads. Lee ELCOCK & Ian HAYES came over for a fly.
Lee said "Thanks for your hospitality today. To sum it up
in one word is impossible so ill do it in two..."Fu$$ing
++ Lee Elcock & Ian Hayes -
TELFORD 12/12/2010 ++
we have been 'down for maintenance', here's the first visitor of
the year. Nick HERMANSKY was here 20th Feb 2011 for
a bash into Innsbruck.
Nick said 'Such a great day, many many thanks! i also really
appreciated you teaching me about CDAs afterwards, you learn
something new everyday! one to practice i
think....:) Again, thank you so much for the
++ Nick HERMANSKY - 19th Feb 2011 ++
F/O Grant DOYLE
(Right) came over for some Practise to get ready for his Sim
Check out of Liverpool. And he brought two colleagues to 'Have a
Go'. Adam BINKS
(Left) and James ORMEROD
Grant said "Thanks for an
+ ADAM, JAMES &
GRANT Feb.24th 2011 +
saw the 7th visitor this week, Jonathan LOCKTON from
Peterborough who was absolutely flawless.
Jonathan said "I've been in one of those 737 Experience
Simulators and it didn't even come close to this"
++ JONATHAN LOCKTON -
Peterborough - 26th Feb.2011 ++
DEEHAN (left) was here with F/O Robert CASSIDY doing a bit of 'practise'
for Pete's upcoming Interviews.
Pete said "I had a great day
and really appreciate your fantastic hospitality, it was well
worth the long drive and it was great to meet you"
++ Pete DEEHAN (Rotherham)
& Robert CASSIDY (Ashton u Lyne) 22nd March 2011 ++
Everson was here 4th June to see how i'm getting on with Prosim,
so we had to have a 'jolly' didn't we.
"This really is amazing" said Steve
++ STEVE & VICKY
EVERSON - MILTON KEYNES - 4th June 2011++
James & Camilla WARD were here on the 6th June to check out
All we got out of James was " I'm speechless, far better
than I ever imagined"
+ James & Camilla
WARD - CAMBRIDGE - 6th June 2011 +
Ex Air200/First Choice/Jet2 Captain Neil
HEATHER came for a play 4th July.
Neil said: " It really is an amazing cockpit. So, much like
the Real Thing "
+ Neil HEATHER - Wirral
4th July 2011 +
I must have had the entire staff of
Manchester Airport here now. :o)) Two
more chums in 22nd August.
Tony DALE (Security) & John QUEEN (Car Parks) were over 22nd
August for a play.
Tony said "thank you very much for a very enjoyable
experience in your Sim" Guess he liked it then :o))
++ Tony DALE (Left)
& John QUEEN - Manchester Airport
22nd August 2011 ++
CLARKE was in all the way from Queensland Australia. Denys
was heard to say: 'I think it's absolutely brilliant and I have so enjoyed myself
flying it. To see and pilot your 737 was the
highlight of my visit to the UK'
++ Denys CLARKE
Queensland Australia 25th Aug 2011 ++