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Address: 3815 W Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2850
Phone Number: +1 714-525-7590
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting...

Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting school. We are the innovators of air combat training for civilians. We set the standard for program design and execution, offering a fighter pilot experience second to none. Our guest pilots fly real military fighters alongside licensed fighter pilots. All aircraft are outfitted with high-end digital multi-camera systems to capture your fighter pilot experience. You do not need a pilot’s license to be a Fighter Pilot for a Day!®

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The best acrobatic flying experience

My wife planned a surprise flying experience with Air Combat USA for acrobatic flying and it was off the charts and an activity to get your adrenaline going. The best part was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sagar P

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been flying with Air Combat for almost 5 years. It used to be a fantastic experience. Now it is just a nightmare. I have been dealing with Mike the new owner for the pass 4-5 months with the understanding that I would be getting a refund. I have been patient and understanding. I have been trying to be... More 

3 Thank Megan B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife planned a surprise flying experience with Air Combat USA for acrobatic flying and it was off the charts and an activity to get your adrenaline going. The best part was Michael Blackstone ( Chief Pilot) let me do all the flying including the moves ( spins, loops, cuban 8's, inverted flying) pulling -1G's up to 5G's. Over all... More 

1 Thank Sagar P
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've flown helicopters and airplanes. Out of all aircrafts the Extra 300 blew all of them out of the water. I had so much fun. It really got me excited about flying and eventually pursuing my pilots license.

1 Thank chrisliglobal
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had the opportunity to share this incredible adventure with my two sons last week in Fullerton CA. The chance to fly my own plane has been a life long dream and the people that run this company could not have made it any better. Mike Blackstone and his team were absolutely the BEST. Their attention to details, regarding our... More 

2 Thank cosciajj58
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Mike the Rocket..you're he best, we spent an incredible hour doing crazy aerobatics, loops, spins, hammerheads, inmelman, cuban 8, and flying over the bay... it was amazing and the thing is that you actually fly the plane 95% of the time... Rocket thanks bro!!!

1 Thank cheban79
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Purchased a package at the end of May. All communication cut off and they stopped taking calls. Months later, sporadic responses about flights being postponed. Refund requests for $1395 packages are not being honored. Forced to initiate a chargeback dispute with my credit card company. Civil lawsuit is next if Air Combat dares to dispute it. Beware and do not... More 

6 Thank john23California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I booked a flight for my wife's 50th birthday, it was a surprise gift. I paid $1900.00 in advance on 5/18/16 for a flight on July 31 2016 . I called air combat on Monday July 25th to confirm our appointment, that is when I spoke to mike Blackstone jr. He told me about his dad passing away and said... More 

4 Thank Mike I
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I purchased a flight last year in November for February. I drove 40 minuted and when I arrived they notified me that it was cancelled. I have been calling for the last 3 months and sending emails regarding a reschedule with no call back and no email. At this point I want a full refund. I just made a complaint... More 

7 Thank Jose-Stacy B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I had booked several months in advance and was travelling from overseas to the LA area for a family holiday. Sadly, my flight was cancelled however, as a professional pilot, I fully understand the reasons behind it, as it was based on safety concerns the company had at the time. They took the difficult decision to suspend flights, which no... More 

3 Thank Matt W
Cranford, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

My review is based on horrible business practices. Back in June 2016 I booked my fighter pilot experience for Long Island, NY as advertised as one of their destinations for this experience. Out of no where in early August I was informed that they have cancelled all operations except in California. I was already paid for yet they abruptly cancelled... More 

10 Thank kevinvengrow
Management response:

Dear Kevin, I would first like to express my most sincere apologies to you for your disappointment. I realize that you are angry and feel that we somehow cheated you out of your "Fighter Pilot For a Day" experience with us in your hometown, NYC. As you know, Long Island, New York is about 2481 miles from Fullerton, California. I... More 

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