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Fighter Pilot For A Day provided by Air Combat USA

Fighter Pilot For A Day
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About
Imagine yourself scanning the skies in a real military aircraft in search of an enemy airplane. You spot the bogey at 3:00 o'clock, break turn hard and the fight's on! Pulling G's, making quick decisions until you out maneuever your opponent, put the gunsight pipper on them and squeeze the trigger! The enemy erupts in smoke and you roll up and away, victorious!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
  • GROUND SCHOOL As our guest-pilot, you’re fitted with a flight suit, helmet, and parachute in preparation for your flight. During your ground school, you cover the tactical maneuvers required to get results during your flight. The integrity of the Air Combat USA programs are based on highly trained instructor pilots and a field tested course outline. BRIEF Each mission is tailored to your level of experience, ability, and aggressiveness, from armchair to ace. Whether you sign up for Phase I or all four phases, the course is designed to provide you with a complete fighter pilot experience. TAKE THE CONTROLS Now, you’re ready to roll back the canopy and climb into the cockpit of the SIAI Marchetti aircraft alongside your instructor pilot. The side-by-side seating is unique to this military aircraft and allows you to have more time at the controls of the aircraft than tandem-style front/back seating. You fly the aircraft up to 90% of the time
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • GROUND SCHOOL As our guest-pilot, you’re fitted with a flight suit, helmet, and parachute in preparation for your flight. During your ground school, you cover the tactical maneuvers required to get results during your flight. The integrity of the Air Combat USA programs are based on highly trained instructor pilots and a field tested course outline. BRIEF Each mission is tailored to your level of experience, ability, and aggressiveness, from armchair to ace. Whether you sign up for Phase I or all four phases, the course is designed to provide you with a complete fighter pilot experience. TAKE THE CONTROLS Now, you’re ready to roll back the canopy and climb into the cockpit of the SIAI Marchetti aircraft alongside your instructor pilot. The side-by-side seating is unique to this military aircraft and allows you to have more time at the controls of the aircraft than tandem-style front/back seating. You fly the aircraft up to 90% of the time
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 156621P2
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Flight Suit, Parachute and Helmet
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
  • 19300 Ike Jones Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92707, USA John Wayne Airport- (SNA) Located in the Lyon Air Museum
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers
Inclusions
  • Flight Suit, Parachute and Helmet
Departure details
  • 19300 Ike Jones Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92707, USA John Wayne Airport- (SNA) Located in the Lyon Air Museum
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travellers
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By: Air Combat USA
dsheen7
dsheen7
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Air Combat USA rocks!
Woah. Best birthday present that I gifted myself. I can’t describe how awesome it feels to pull G’s in the Marchett
edolu2021
edolu2021
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
a super wholesome experience and well run operation. Thanks Mike and Veronica for an amazing experience being a fig
OCGuy2021
OCGuy2021
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AWESOME!!!!
This was the ride of a lifetime, and I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting the chance to fly. I'm definite
cristina5712021
cristina5712021
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The Ultimate Thrill of a Lifetime!
I have flown with Air Combat USA twice now, first for my 31st birthday as a complete novice and recently for my 33r
crystaljean05
crystaljean05
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Excellent team of pilots
The air combat team was very communicative with me leading up to the flight and going out of their way to accommoda
Dkevans11818
Dkevans11818
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FIGHTS ON!!!!!! ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME!!!!!!!!
My husband and I had the most incredible, once in a lifetime, bucket list, amazing, yet so surreal experience!!!!!
Kimberlee G
Kimberlee G
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AMAZING BIRTHDAY PRESENT
I took my husband on the acrobatic ride of the Machete plane with Air Combat and he had the time of his life!! The
KJWonderlust
KJWonderlust
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WARNING: ADRENALINE ADDICTING!!!! TOP RATE TOP GUN EXPERIENCE
I had no idea this opportunity existing less than 2 miles from my house at John Wayne Airport! The most incredible
MuttWinstead
MuttWinstead
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Legit Dogfight
I have flown many aircraft including F/A-18F Super Hornet, B25, T-6 Texan, T-34C, Extra 300. This flight was total
jsenska1
jsenska1
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Absolutely the most exhilarating experience ever!!!
Air Combat USA is nothing short of amazing! This was by far the most exhilarating surprise birthday experience eve
OhioYank
OhioYank
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Amazing Experience
What I thought would be a once in a lifetime experience has convinced me to return next year to do this again. Ever
Alex C
Alex C
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Fighter pilot for a day
It was an absolute awesome experience. My second time flying with Air Combat USA. Veronica is very friendly and acc
RWRobinsonMD
RWRobinsonMD
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Air Combat Introduction
This experience was everything they said it would be. Out of the world or at least high in the sky!!
223dave2016
223dave2016
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Amazing Thrill Ride!
This was my second flight with them and I had an amazing time. Everything went perfect starting with great communi
Frank S
Frank S
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Air Combat
All three phases--preflight, inflight, and postflight were outstanding. All the instructors and support staff were