06 Oct, 09:30-17:00
Hangar 1, RAF Museum Cosford, TF11 8UP, UK
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The world’s largest flight sim show celebrates its sixth year at the RAF Museum Cosford!
Brought to you by Just Flight and PC Pilot
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About Flight Sim 2018

We're proud to be hosting this one-day event for the sixth consecutive year and are looking forward once again to giving flight simulation enthusiasts a chance to check out the latest aircraft and other add-ons, take a look at a range of equipment from specialist flight sim PC and cockpit equipment builders, have a chat with developers, publishers and fellow virtual aviators – and no doubt pick up a bargain or two!

Entrance to the RAF Museum is free to all visitors, so join us in October and enjoy the very best of both the virtual and the real worlds of aviation in the same venue!

We guarantee a very warm welcome to all desktop pilots and also to aviation enthusiasts who are keen to find out more about life in the virtual skies.

Flight Sim 2018 is organised and hosted by Just Flight, in association with media sponsor PC Pilot magazine.

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Get your tickets!

Ensure your place at Flight Sim 2018 by grabbing your advance ticket and get a free goody bag on the day! Further details are in the tickets section below.

Tickets will be available to purchase from 30th April 2018 at 9am BST (UTC+1)

2018-04-27

British Airways 787 Simulator
Want to pilot a British Airways 787 at Flight Sim 2018?

Well now’s your chance. Another great addition to this year’s show sees the BA 787 Flight Simulator onsite for the day. To book your flight simply make your way to the Mobile Hub, which will be located on the car-park next to Hangar 1, and speak to a member of the BA team. Please note bookings will be made on a first come first served basis and booking can’t be made until the day. All proceeds will be going to charity.

More details including prices will be revealed closer to the date of the show.

2018-04-26

First wave of exhibitors revealed!

Further details about each exhibitor will be posted soon and more exhibitors are to be announced over the coming weeks and months.

2018-04-26

Exhibitors - Developers & Publishers



Just Flight

Just Flight

Just Flight is the UK's largest publisher of flight simulation software, this year is their 21st year in the industry and they will be on hand to show off some of their latest releases and give an insight into future products. Expect to see some bargains and special show prices for all Just Flight software

Orbx

Orbx

Orbx is the world's fastest growing flight simulation developer and publisher responsible for the widely acclaimed and award-winning FTX series of products including FTX Global, FTX Vector, FTX openLC, FTX Regions, TrueEarth regions, CityScenes and FTX airports for FSX, P3D, X-Plane 11 and Aerofly FS2. Visit the Orbx stand for exclusive product previews. Meet and chat with Orbx staff including CEO John Venema.

Aerosoft

Aerosoft

For over 25 years Aerosoft GmbH has been acknowledged for publishing high-quality simulation products. Rooted in the flight simulation business, add-ons for Microsoft Flight Simulator, X-Plane, Prepar3D and Aerofly FS are part of their portfolio. From 2002 Aerosoft extended the product range to other PC simulations such as add-ons for Train Simulator, World of Subways, OMSI and the Fernbus Coach Simulator. Visit our stand for a warm welcome.

REMEX Software

REMEX Software

REMEX Software are a small simulation development studio based in Guildford, England. Founded in 2014 and with a wealth of experience within the games industry REMEX are currently focusing all of their efforts on developing their new title, Deadstick - Bush Flight Simulator.

Laminar Research - creator of X-Plane

Laminar Research

Laminar Research, creator of the X-Plane flight simulator, will be attending and presenting at Flight Sim 2018 once again. X-Plane’s flight model, scope, versatility, customizability, and 3rd party add-ons have made it the ultimate flight simulation experience for pilots and serious simulation enthusiasts. Over the years it has always been the policy of Laminar Research to continually improve X-Plane, providing the most realistic flight simulation available, with flight modeling so accurate that has been adopted by numerous commercial aviation organizations.

Exhibitors - Hardware & Acessories



Chillblast

Chillblast

Chillblast is the UK's most awarded PC manufacturer and offers an extensive range of flight simulation systems designed to suit any budget. Our systems are the most flight-optimised systems available and are used by many industry experts. Our team has extensive knowledge of FSX, Prepar3D and X-Plane, we supply anything from a budget flight rig to a multi-screen or projector based custom simulator.

Wired2Fire

Wired2Fire

Wired2Fire has been building Flight Sim PCs for over 10 years. We offer honest and helpful advice when selecting a system, each one tailored to your individual needs and budget. Our PCs are optimised for Flight Sim. Systems can also be overclocked by us for extra performance. They are then stress tested overnight. Drop by our stand to see what we could build for you.

RC Simulations

RC Simulations

RC Simulations Ltd are delighted to be attending Flight Sim 2018. This year we expect to show a production Solo-ACE single seat and also Dual-ACE glass fibre cockpits. The dual seat cockpit is designed to be a perfect environment for flight training. This year we will show the Solo-ACE Basic, designed for Virtual Reality. Customers can try these for size.

Flight Sim PM

Flight Sim PM

We’ll be returning once again this year to this amazing flight sim show where we will be selling our full catalogue of products at a 5% discounted rate for this show only. We will also have 737 quadrants and two D.A.G panels for the 737 at the show to sell and possibly other items. TBC! See you there.

Virtual Flight Experience

Virtual Flight Experience

We are a leading flight simulator training and experience centre based in the Midlands. We presently operate a full size Boeing 737-800 Fixed Base simulator and at the show we will be unveiling our brand new Piper Seneca V simulator with full G1000 glass cockpit. At Flight Sim 2018 we will be offering a special discount on all our simulator experience packages. Perfect for sim enthusiasts looking to take their simulator experience to the next level.

Midland Computers

Midland Computers

You want the best for your Flight Sim experience! Here at Midland Computers we are specialists in flight simulation and gaming systems, and we bring a personal touch to the all too often faceless world of IT. With over 18 years’ experience you can be assured that you are getting the best advice. Pop down for a chat, take a test flight, and experience our dedicated demonstration machines from the largest independent system builder in Shropshire. That’s why people like you choose Midland Computers.

Alpine Flight Systems

Alpine Flight Systems

With over 30 years experience in Flight Simulation, Alpine Flight Systems specialise in designing/building computers exclusively for Prepar3D, X-Plane & FSX Steam. Well known within the aviation industry offering personal and constructive information helping you to choose the right 'Alpine' system for you. We'll be on hand to demonstrate our systems and say hello to existing friends and welcome 'on board' new customers alike.

SKALARKI electronics Ltd

SKALARKI

Over the years people all over the world have chosen SKALARKI electronics Ltd as their A320 cockpit parts supplier. We are proud to have members from different countries and cultures and this is a sign of the great quality and durability of our products. They are not only home users, but also real life pilots looking to stay as close as possible to their aircraft. Our panels, the hardware and electronics designed by us, developed according to high quality standards delivering lot's of fun to over 500 customers all over the world. Please come and visit our stand.

ProSim-AR

ProSim-AR

ProSim Aviation Research - The creators of the ProSim737 and ProSimA320 Professional Suites. Dedicated to developing flexible and stable software solutions for flight simulators, allowing you to scale simulation exactly to your requirements.

Exhibitors - Media & Community



PC Pilot

PC Pilot

PC Pilot remains Europe’s only English-language magazine dedicated solely to computer flight simulation. Each bi-monthly issue includes reviews of the latest simulation software, whether new stand-alone programmes, add-on aircraft or scenery or utility software. It has assessments of flight control hardware and articles dealing with technical PC issues.

projectFly

projectFLY

projectFLY is a brand new, modern approach to Flight Simming for rookie pilots with little to no experience, or fully-fledged enthusiasts who are taking the virtual aviation world by storm, With our state of the art Career path, you'll soon be earning your wings and joining the growing economy that projectFLY offers. Or you can utilise our Sandbox path - fly what you want, when you want, how you want!

Schedule

All presentations take place in the Auditorium.
Presentations are currently still being planned, the running order, times and content are subject to change.

9:30 AM
Doors open

Doors open to visitors. If you have an advance ticket please have it ready to show door staff, if paying on the door please have payment ready.

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Tickets

Get your advance ticket to receive a free gift bag on the day!

Tickets will be available from 30th April 2018 at 9am BST (UTC+1)



Advance Ticket
£8
  • Free gift bag
  • Card payments only
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On The Day
£10
  • Cash & Card payments accepted
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Free entry for under-16s when accompanied by a paying adult.

Testimonials

Here's what exhibitors and visitors said about previous Flight Sim events


We love the friendly atmosphere and historic location. It's always a tiring event with so many enthusiastic visitors, but one we wouldn't miss for the world!
Mutley's Hangar Exhibitor
The show was a pleasure and I learned a lot. I will indeed attend again next year
 
Árni Stefán Árnason Visitor
Thank you very much for a great event Scott. Had an absolute blast and hope to join you again next year
Christian Thomsen Visitor
Just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for a wonderful show. Count us in for next year.
Dovetail Games Exhibitor
The best flight sim show in the UK!
 
PC Pilot Exhibitor
I had a superb time at the show and congratulate all who were involved in putting it on.
Martyn Mitchell Visitor
Thanks for a great day out. At 70+ I am a retired private pilot brand new to the Flight Sim concept and was grateful and pleasantly surprised at the friendly helpfulness and patience of those I spoke to.
Stuart Funnell Visitor
Your Flightsim Shows each year in my opinion are of the highest quality and it is one event that I look forward to every year.
 
Everton Osbourne Visitor
I thoroughly enjoyed the show. I managed to have a close look at some of the exhibits before it got crowded, and was impressed by how far the technology has progressed.

The venue itself almost upstaged the show, but not quite!
Carey Wilson Visitor
The Flight Sim Show at Cosford is our main focus event for showcasing our latest and greatest flight sim PCs. It is a professionally organised, well attended event with a very high quality of clientele. Chillblast has been attending since the show’s inception and have enjoyed watching it grow and prosper into the UK’s premier annual flight simulation event.
Chillblast Exhibitor

Information


Parking

A parking charge is payable by visitors to the RAF Museum's Cosford site. The income generated is used to assist in meeting the costs of maintaining the Museum's national collection and of operating its sites.

Parking fees:

  • 0-3 Hours - £3.00 per car
  • 3-8 Hours - £4.00 per car

Parking charges are applicable for visitors arriving on motorbikes. If there is more than one motorbike per bay, please purchase one ticket only.

Change for parking meters can be obtained from the Admissions Desk in the Visitor Centre (glass fronted building). Two of the parking meters accept card payments.

The show will be held on the 6th October 2018 in Hanger 1 at the RAF Museum Cosford.

Show opening times: 09:30 - 17:00.

A free shuttle bus will be on hand to carry visitors between the local station (Cosford) and the exhibition hall, and will also carry visitors who have parked in the overflow car park which will be open by the train station.

The shuttle bus will operate from 09:00-12:15 and from 13:30-17:00. The driver will take a break between 12:15 and 13:30.

The presentations are held in the auditorium which is located in the National Cold War Exhibition Hangar which is adjacent to Hangar 1.

Staff will be on hand to direct and assist on the day if required.

If you're interested in exhibiting at Flight Sim 2018 please contact us for further details.

Please include the following details in your initial email:

  • Company/Community group details
  • What you are interested in exhibiting