Atlantic AirVenture is an exciting and interactive Aviation Museum, Aviation Education Centre and Flight Simulation Centre located in Shannon, Co Clare. More than just a fun attraction, Atlantic AirVenture is a living and breathing learning hub, enabling exploration of Aviation Careers, encouraging Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects, and serving educators and students, groups, families and individuals through our own specifically designed programmes and activities. Atlantic AirVenture provides educational and fun activities, based on real world lessons for both adults and children. All our programmes are delivered by dedicated aviators, engineers and industry professionals who combine to share their knowledge, experience and passion for aviation, here at this unique facility in Shannon, Co Clare Our real world based educational programmes are available for a range of groups, families and individuals of all ages. Sky high Family Activities at Atlantic AirVenture If you are looking for a new fun day out for the family, check out our family flying experience! Learn how aircraft fly during a pre-flight ground school lesson, then test out those theories with a virtual flight in a high-performance aerobatic aircraft! Suitable for the armchair pilot or complete novice. Our instructors are always close by! This is a fun new experience for the family to enjoy together. What’s involved: The session starts with a ground school lesson where visitors learn about the basic physics behind flight and how the aircraft is manoeuvred using the flight controls. After a quick demonstration flight by your pilot instructor, you will be ready to take to the virtual skies.