Get ready for the ride of your lifetime!

Visitors to the Science Museum can experience a thrilling flight next to an RAF pilot in a Typhoon jet fighter simulator.
 
  • video Metropolis Entertainment
    Becky Barnes
    Last updated: 23 January 2014, 17:27 GMT

    "Enjoy the ride of your lifetime but please remain seated at all times."

    That’s the instructions from Flight Lieutenant Jamie Norris, who is inviting wannabe fighter pilots of all ages into the cockpit of his RAF Eurofighter Typhoon for a thrilling six-minute flight simulator at London's Science Museum.

    The video above gives a taster of the museum’s new permanent ride, 'Typhoon ... a ride with the best', which flies passengers over the stunning scenery of Wales and the Lake District.

    It’s not for the faint-hearted. The motion simulator emulates heights of 40,000 feet followed by a rapid descent to 250 feet.

    The footage, filmed on a gorgeously sunny day at RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire, shows the plane darting between mountains, banking to the side and even turning upside-down.

    The film and the simulator were produced and installed by Metropolis Entertainment, which in 2010 created the world’s first 3D jet aerobatic experience with the RAF Red Arrows. 

    Becky Barnes
    Last updated: 23 January 2014, 17:27 GMT

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