Fantasy meets reality with this amazing experience as you fly the mighty Marchetti SF260 in a real air combat situation. Find out what it feels like to be a fighter pilot as you spend a day at flight training school learning from some of the country's best former fighter pilots. Experience the thrill of taking to the skies at the controls of serious military flying machine as you engage in a simulated dogfight that's as close as it gets to the real thing. Learn up to six maneuvers then put your skills to the test under air combat conditions. You'll never forget the feeling of slicing the air at the controls of a machine capable of 260 mph and +6 G-forces. Finish your day on the ultimate natural high and take home a commemorative DVD of your experience.
You'll learn basic Air Combat Maneuvers in a program that lasts a full day. The experience includes a tactical mission with 5-6 dogfights. You'll use real military aircraft including the SIAI Marchetti SF260, under the guidance of licensed fighter pilot instructors. This extraordinary adventure provides the chance to experience the thrill and adrenalin of flying a light attack fighter in air-to-air combat. The only thing that is not real are the bullets. Fully briefed, you will climb into the aircraft alongside your instructor and you will be in control of the aircraft as you engage in air to air dogfights. Every maneuver is recorded during your flight and the tapes are yours to keep.
Flying is weather dependent and there is also a risk of air sickness. If you are prone to motion sickness, this experience may not be for you.
Fighter Pilot experiences are available on pre-scheduled dates throughout the year. To secure your chosen dates it is recommended that you book well in advance.