Experience first hand the thrill of flight in a famous World War Two fighter.
Experience the excitement and thrills of an adrenaline filled aerobatic flight in our Russian Yak-52 powered by a 9 cylinder, 360hp, supercharged radial engine. Originally built to train Russian pilots for combat manoeuvres, today our Yak 52 allows you to feel like a Fighter Pilot as you loop and roll through the sky on an adrenalin filled Warbird Adventure flight.
Upon arrival to our Fighter Pilot base at Archerfield Airport you will be greeted by our friendly team and receive a full briefing including all aspects of the flight, aircraft details and safety procedures. Then you’ll be strapped into the aircraft and feel the roar of the radial engine come to life. After take-off you will set your targets on Greenbank where you will be commence your aerobatic session including loops, barrel roll, half cuban, wing-overs, stall turn and flying inverted. These mind blowing manoeuvres will result in G-forces ranging from +4 to -1 and reach speeds in excess of 400km/h.
Not sure if you are up for aerobatics, don’t worry, you will be in constant communication with your pilot via headsets and you can crank up the Adrenalin with torque rolls, lomcovák, and a hesitation roll, or take it down a notch at any point. Remember your in control of the intensity.
During the debrief you’ll be given the opportunity to discuss your flight and have photographs with the aircraft and your guests. If a USB is purchased on the day, you will also be shown your experience footage from the flight, while it downloads.
This is truly a fantastic experience and a perfect gift idea for aviation fans, adrenalin-junkies and something different for that special someone.
Mission Area: Greenbank Military area (upgrades available)
One 25 minute Warbird Adventure from engine start to stop, including 15 minutes from take off to landing. Allow one hour for your total experience allowing for briefing and preflight, photo opportunities, de-brief and footage transfer if purchased. Flight upgrades are available on the day should you wish to extend your flight time.
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We offer optional flight footage (at extra cost, payable on the day) that you can take home after your flight. The flight footage contains every moment of your flight from take off in stunning high definition so you can share the experience with your family and friends or relive it yourself.
We recommend you eat regular meals prior to flight, avoid overeating, fruit juices or excessive fluid intake two hours prior to your flight. Get a good night's sleep and avoid excessive alcohol the night before.
Please note safety is our main concern and will not be compromised. Your flight may be rescheduled at short notice to another date, due to the following circumstances. Please note, flights are rescheduled to an agreed date at no cost to Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights:
- Unsuitable weather
- The aircraft is unserviceable
- The passenger is not fit to fly
- A suitable pilot is not available
- There is any safety issue that may prevent safety of the flight.
Military aircraft are built and tested to different standards than that put forward by CASA or any equivalent international civil aviation governing body. As such, in accordance with Civil Aviation Safety Regulation Parts 132.140, 150 and 132.155;
- The design, manufacture and airworthiness of the aircraft are not required to meet any standard recognized by CASA; and
- CASA does not require the aircraft to be operated to the same degree of safety as an aircraft used for regular public transport or charter operations; and
- The passenger agrees to participate in this flight at his or her own risk; and
- If it is reasonable to believe that a passenger cannot understand the safety briefing; said passenger must be accompanied on the flight by a parent, guardian, or carer; and
- A more detailed briefing will be provided to the passenger before they board the aircraft
If the person making the booking for this flight is not the passenger, note that the operator of the flight is required to provide the passenger with a detailed briefing – to include the information contained herein – prior to the passenger boarding the aircraft.