6-Jul-2015 Source: Helicopter Museum
If you have ever wanted to take to the controls of a jumbo jet or test out your top gun fighter pilot skills then you will be able to do just that when
the annual Flight Simulator Convention returns to The Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare on the 18th and 19th July.
Flight simulators will be set up alongside the helicopters in the museums display hangars (the largest of its kind in the World) giving the public a chance to feel just how these aircraft fly and handle.
But it’s not just helicopters that visitors can pilot, but even fixed wing aircraft as well, including a diverse range of both modern and vintage planes including the iconic fighter planes of World War Two.
Museum Assistant Manager Neil Burrow said “We have flight simulators of various shapes and sizes coming in from all over the country. Leading suppliers and societies will also be supporting the event, running trade stands and interactive demonstrations over the weekend.”
The Annual Flight Simulator Convention and will take place over the weekend of the 18th and 19th July.
Doors open at 10am on both days. For details please visit the museums website at www.helicoptermuseum.co.uk
The Helicopter Museum is a Registered Charity (Number 281053) and houses the World’s largest collection of helicopters including two aircraft of the Queens Royal Flight and a fully armed Russian Anti-tank Gunship.