Head to Thrillseeker's Heaven and back as you push your adrenaline levels off the Richter Scale. Find out just what a mighty Marchetti SF260 can really do when flown for its real military purpose as you carry out authentic training with real fighter pilots.
Take the controls of a plane capable of hitting 260 mph without breaking a sweat as you live your dream of being a fighter pilot for the day in the ultimate battle for the skies. You'll learn up to 10 actual fighter pilot maneuvers including lead and lag pursuits, vertical and oblique turns and displacement rolls before putting them to the test in your very own tactical mission. There's no video game that can prepare you for this white knuckle adventure.
Think you've got what it takes to carry out a mission in a fighter plane. Here's your chance to find out.
You'll learn basic Air Combat Maneuvers in a program that lasts a full day. The experience includes two missions with 10 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. Upcoming dates for 2013 include:
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You will actually fly two separate missions: