Spread your wings with the RAF Red Arrows

Please note: currently undergoing essential maintenance and not available. A 4 minute flight simulator ride

two sisters at Red Arrows simulator




Please note: this simulator ride is currently undergoing essential maintenance, and is not available. 

Experience the thrill of the cockpit and fly with the RAF’s Red Arrows as they jet over their Cyprus training base in Discovery Museum’s flight simulator.

Step inside a state-of-the-art capsule for an immersive ride with high-definition visuals, surround sound and dynamic motion.

An RAF Red Arrows flyby is a fixture in the Tyneside calendar as historically they've celebrated the iconic Great North Run held between Newcastle and South Shields every year.

Visitor information

£3.50 per person. 

Red Arrows Experience Terms and Conditions 

All passengers should conform to a minimum height of 1.07m (42").

Only two or more passengers may ride at any one time. 

The Morphis ESP Movie Ride Theatre is a dynamic simulator ride that may include violent motion. You should not enter the capsule and experience the ride if you suffer from any disorder or condition that may be affected by a motion ride such as this. Such conditions are typically, but not limited to:

  • Epilepsy 
  • Weakness or suffering of back pains
  • Weakness or suffering of neck pains
  • Pregnancy
  • Tendency to suffer from motion sickness
  • Tendency to suffer from claustrophobia
  • Weak heart or fitted with a pacemaker
  • Asthma
  • Any other chronic illness