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Classic Aero Adventure Flights

Hangar 3 | Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
+61 432 318 282
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Birthday in a Winjeel? How good can it get!

Last week I had the the great pleasure of an aerobatic flight with Mark Awad in his perfectly... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
johndgrant
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Sydney, Australia
Getting upside down over Lenox Head

I had the most amazing flight. Mark the Pilot covers all details and gives you confidence in his... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
nbrook12
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Darwin, Australia
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Classic Aero is the Byron Bay region's premiere flight experience! We offer warbird Adventure Flights in our fully-restored ex-Royal Australian Air Force CA-25 Winjeel, ranging from the family-friendly "Coastal Reconnaissance" (which can accomodate up to 3 passengers per flight!) to our high-adrenaline "Aerobatic Adventure". Experience flight in a true warbird over over some of the most beautiful countryside and coastline in Australia! Priced as low as $125 per person (based on the Coastal Reconnaissance flight with 3 passengers)!
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Hangar 3 | Ballina-Byron Gateway Airport, Ballina, New South Wales 2478, Australia
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Last week I had the the great pleasure of an aerobatic flight with Mark Awad in his perfectly restored Winjeel A85-429 at Ballina. The flight was booked as a present from my three children Amanda, Paul and Jason on the occasion of a biggish birthday...More

Thank johndgrant
Mark A, Owner at Classic Aero Adventure Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for the kind words John! It was a genuine pleasure flying with you. I'm very happy to hear how much the experience meant to you as well! Please stay in touch. -Mark

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I had the most amazing flight. Mark the Pilot covers all details and gives you confidence in his ability to command this beast of a machine. Between back rolls and barrel rolls Mark would point out features in the landscape including Byron Bay's lighthouse. Mark...More

Thank nbrook12
Mark A, Owner at Classic Aero Adventure Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words Nicola; it was a pleasure meeting and flying with you, and I'm very happy to hear how much you enjoyed the aerobatics!

Reviewed 26 March 2017

Thanks again Mark, What an amazing experience! It was such a buzz to feel 4Gs! and such a great way to see the area. The aerobatic flight was an awesome birthday present. Would recommend for sure!

1  Thank Trudy M
Mark A, Owner at Classic Aero Adventure Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you very much Trudy! I'm really glad to hear our 'Aerobatic Adventure' flight was the perfect birthday present for you.

Reviewed 5 December 2016

What an incredible experience. Everything was perfect from start to finish. Mark is an amazing pilot and it's really interesting to listen while he explains how the plane works and the commentary during the flight. The warbird is beautiful, she's kept in great condition and...More

1  Thank Sam_206
Mark A, Owner at Classic Aero Adventure Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

It was great flying with you Sam! A ride in our warbird is certainly a unique experience and I'm very happy to hear how much you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 4 December 2016

Thanks Mark the flight was truly incredible! Im a nervous flyer and I would highly recommend this activity to anyone. Marks knowledge and commentary all the way through the flight is second to none, he makes you feel very at ease and the scenery is...More

1  Thank Tom G
Mark A, Owner at Classic Aero Adventure Flights, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you Tom! It means a lot to me to hear that, as a nervous flyer, you were at ease in our CA-25 Winjeel and thoroughly enjoyed your flight.

Reviewed 13 April 2016

How fantastic. Whilst on a driving tour from Sidney to Cairns I happened across a flyer for scenic flights in a CA-25 Winjeel from Ballina airport near Byron Bay. I always try to fit in a flight whilst over sea's and this seemed a good...More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

I had the opportunity to fly I'm this beautiful old warbird last year and I was not disappointed. I took the aerobatic option and had so much fun. Looking up out the top of the cockpit and looking at whales is an interesting experience. Would...More

Thank Cody R
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you are in the Ballina area, then this is a MUST DO. The pilot Mark has a wealth of experience and knowledge and the "warbird" is something out of this world. You will not be disappointed in any way and then to receive a...More

Thank robbo1943
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I purchased this Aerobatic Flight for sons birthday and he loved it! Talked about it for weeks! Mark is excellent Pilot and wonderful, friendly guy! Totally recommend the ultimate gift for those who are looking for the thrill!

Thank caz2478
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Was a great birthday present for my husband. Such a great idea. Half an hour joy ride is all you need to see some of the most beautiful scenery and landmarks.

Thank Emma M
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Cheree W
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Response from Mark A | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry! Our flights are priced as follows: Coastal Reconnaissance (up to 3 passengers): $375 (total price, not per passenger price) Aerobatic Adventure (Limited to one passenger): $390 Regional... More
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