About us

SimFlying is being run by Matthijs Tissen and Toby Enzerink. They took over the business from Peter de Graaf, who has retired after running the company succesfully for nine years.


Matthijs Tissen

Matthijs is the owner of VlieglesDeal and co-owner of both SimFlying and Up in the Sky. He loves flying and does so on a regular basis on single engine piston aircraft. In the past, he has made photos of The Netherlands from Flight Level 1200.


Toby Enzerink

Toby is co-owner of SimFlying as well as Up in the Sky, the second-largest aviation website in the Netherlands. Furthermore, he works as a Drone Consultant at AirHub. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Aviation.


Peter de Graaf

Peter is the founder of SimFlying. After years of dedication to SimFlying he has mostly reitred. Though, he didn’t quit in full as he is still engaged with the company and is responsible for the maintenance of the simulator. Occasionally, he still works as a sim-instructor.


Boris Spoelstra
Instructor Boeing 737NG

Boris knew from early on that he wanted to become a pilot. He started out playing flight simulator at home and it ended up in obtaining his Commercial Pilot License in 2021. He looks forward to guiding you in the SimFlying B737 simulator.

Diego Klaverweide
Instructor Boeing 737NG

After serving as an officer in The Royal Netherlands Army for twelve years, Diego decided to pursue his dream in becoming a pilot. He has finished flight school with no regrets. During his training, he flew both single-and-twin-engined aircraft, as well as many hours on the B737NG-simulator. He is commited to deliver personalized and satisfying simulator sessions.

Dylan Barg
Instructor Boeing 737NG

Dylan is currently a student at AIS Flight Academy. He is in love with aviation since he was a little kid and now is pursuing his dream to become a commercial pilot. He thorougly enjoys flying simulators as well as being a flight simulator instructor.

Lavignia Vlug
Instructor Boeing 737NG

Lavignia obtained her Commercial Pilot License in april 2021. Besides being fitness trainer, she enjoys being in the aviation industry as an sim-instructor. A saying she goes by is: “Everyone can do fitness on his or her own level”, the same applies to flying!

Matthijs Rood
Instructor Boeing 737NG

Matthijs finished his flight training in february 2020 and has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation in Amsterdam. With this background he wants to share as much of his passion for aviation with SimFlying’s customers.