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Fighter Pilot Strike Mission, Seattle





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Your own fighter pilot training mission

See Seattle as never before as you perform your very own aerial combat mission high in the skies at the controls of a SIAI Marchetti SF260. Discover the mindblowing rush of being a fighter pilot for the day as you undertake authentic military flight training with the real Top Gun team. Test your nerve and skills to the max as you carry out two missions designed to give you first hand experience of what this Ferrari of the skies can really do. You'll discover the amazing rush of the full spectrum of maneuvers including formation flight, high and low yo-yos, lead and lag pursuits, displacement rolls, vertical and oblique turns. Put your skills to the test in a tactical mission that's as close as it gets to being a real fighter pilot.

Finish your day on the ultimate natural high and take home a commemorative DVD of your flight.

  • Full day at Fighter Pilot School
  • Includes 2 missions and 10 dogfights
  • Fly state of the art military aircraft including the SIAI Marchetti SF260
  • Learn from expert fighter pilots, trained by the military
  • You must weight less than 250 lbs and be no taller than 6 ' 7 "

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 include:

Aug 9th - 24th, 2014

Aug 8th - 23rd, 2015

Programme devoted to:

  • Formation flight
  • High & low yo-yos
  • Lead and lag pursuits
  • Displacement rolls
  • Vertical and oblique turns

You will actually fly two separate missions:

  • Mission 1 - a practice session focusing on the fundamentals of each maneuver
  • Mission 2 - uses the maneuvers you have learnt in a variety of tactical situations
  • Flying a total of 10 combat engagements
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