Discover the skies where history flies in the heart of Shannon Aviation Museum. Take a step back in time and wander among the wings of iconic vintage aircraft on a museum tour, running at 2pm subject to availability, or explore the the museum anytime at your own speed with the aid of the Interactive Audio Tour.
Get dressed up Top Gun style in your flight suit, learn how wings produce lift and the fundamentals of flight! Your pilot instructor will then demonstrate the controls on your virtual aircraft, an aerobatic Extra 300.
Challenge your family or friends to a race around New York! Take off from JFK and fly towards the Statue of Liberty, first to loop the course and land wins! Following your flight simulator experience, you will be guided through Shannon Aviation Museum to learn more about the exhibits. Wander among the wings of iconic vintage aircraft, marvel at the sleek lines of past fighter jets, sit into the cockpit of an aircraft and take lots of great photos to share!
Discover what’s on in Shannon Aviation Museum, events and exhibitions, along with what has to come!
Our Boeing 737-800NG Flight Simulator is constructed using a cockpit section of a real aircraft, C-GAPW which was in service for over 30 years! The flight deck features many original Boeing parts which add to the incredible realism of this unforgettable experience!
Would you like to join the fast paced, enthusiastic team? Contact us by email on firstname.lastname@example.org to request a volunteer application pack today!
To start off our Scouting Ireland Air Skills Badge programme, all scouts learn about aircraft, their controls, how an aircraft produces lift and the fundamentals of flight. Next, learn how to fly your aircraft virtually as your pilot instructor demonstrates your activity! Race around New York in an Extra 300 aerobatic aircraft against your fellow scouts, first one to loop the course wins!
After everyone’s flight simulation experience, it’s time for an interactive guided tour of the museum with one of our tour guides.