Let fantasy become reality as you experience the thrill of flying two separate missions at the controls of an SIAI Marchetti SF260. Take the ultimate airborne challenge as you discover the tricks of the trade from former fighter pilots on a day at flight training school you'll never forget.
Start your day with a mission briefing in which you'll learn all the inside secrets from the best of the best. Then it's time for the fun part as you slide into the cockpit, ready to take the controls. You won't believe the sensation of flying a military aircraft capable of 260mph and +6 G forces. Learn up to 10 maneuvers including formation flight, lead and lag pursuits, oblique and vertical turns and displacement rolls before putting them to the test in a simulated mission situation.Unlock your inner thrillseeker and prepare to be amazed. This is one wild ride you won't forget in a hurry!
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 in 2013 include:
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You will actually fly two separate missions: