Fighter Pilot Experience Fly a Air Combat Mission fly a fighter plane pilot for the day

Fighter Pilot Strike Mission, St.Petersburg


LOCATION: St Petersburg, FL



Fighter Pilot Experience Fly a Air Combat Mission fly a fighter plane pilot for the day

You are the fighter pilot for the day!

Take a trip to Thrillseeker's Heaven in the ultimate battle for the skies. If you've ever wondered what it feels like to slice the air at the controls of a real fighter plane, now's your chance to find out.

Head to fighter pilot training school where you'll be shown how to fly a Marchetti SF260 for its real military purpose. Learn how to master a mighty war machine capable of 260mph and + 6 G forces as you carry out up to 10 maneuvers used by the military. Perform actual air combat moves including lead and lag pursuits, vertical and oblique turns and displacement rolls before showcasing your skills in your own tactical mission. Will you defeat the enemy and return to mission control victorious?

Breathtakingly authentic, this fighter pilot experience will give you memories to last a lifetime.

  • 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:

Jan 17th - 19th, 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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