Aerobatics, Yak-52 Warbird Flight, 15-20 minute - Maitland Airport

Aerobatics, Yak-52 Warbird Flight, 15-20 minute - Maitland Airport

If you ever wanted to know what it would feel like to be a fighter pilot, then here is your chance. Jump aboard and strap yourself in for the ride of your life.

Maitland Airport (Hunter Valley)
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Item: AE16705RO
Our Price: $330
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  • Description

    After arrival at the airport your highly trained pilot will go through a pre-flight safety briefing and overview of your flight. 

    This "Introduction to Warbirds" flight will be flown in the beautiful Hunter Valley region and includes an introduction to G-Force, weightlessness, and military manoeuvres including aerobatics such as loops, rolls, immelmans, cuban eights, and the ever graceful stall turn.

    Whilst this adventure is not for the faint hearted, the flight is totally about your safety and comfort, so we can do as little or as much as you want - after all it’s your experience! 

    This warbird flight is approximately 15-20 minutes in duration, however please allow around an hour in total for this experience.

    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
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  • Reviews
    6 Reviews
    4.8 out of 5

    Fantastic day and the pilot was great. Thanks Glen for a great flight.

    Martin B   5 out of 5

    Aero hunter was fantastic, Paul was a wonderful and experienced pilot. My son had a wonderful time, the only down fall was that the video did not work to capture the adventure.

    Flick   5 out of 5

    My original date was cancelled due to bad weather conditions.However as we were already there they upgraded me for when I actually got to take it

    Diane B   5 out of 5

    Would highly recommend this to others and totally enjoyed experience

    Mark c   5 out of 5

    I had a fantastic experience and my pilot (Michael) was absolutely excellent!

    Trevor F   5 out of 5

    Definitely will back to try another war bird when the opportunity come's up! Cheers!

    Chad R   4 out of 5
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  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • There is no need for any previous flying experience.
    • A desire for adrenalin pumping fun and good health is all you need to enjoy this adventure.
    • Weight limits apply - Must be between 40kg and 125kg
    • Max height 194cm
    • If you are under the influence of alcohol, you will NOT be allowed to fly for safety reasons

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Loose comfortable clothing suitable to the weather on the day, we can supply you with an authentic flying suit and helmet also
    • Wear sturdy, enclosed shoes
    • Sunglasses are a must as the glare off clouds can be quite severe
    • Remember your camera to snap a few pics before and after your flight
    • A normal healthy meal is recommended before your flight. If you fly on a full stomach or on nothing at all you may become airsick.

    What is Supplied

    • Pre-flight briefing and guided aircraft pre-flight inspection
    • Briefing on flight controls
    • Authentic flying suit and helmet
    • Approximately 15-20 minute flight time (Wheels up to Wheels down)
    • After flight debriefing
    • A DVD of your flight is also available (additional cost $99.00 - must be ordered before your flight)

    More Information

    Aboout your aircraft - Yak 52

    First designed in the 1970’s the Yak is  still being manufactured and used by Air Forces all over the world. The Yak 52 was designed with one thing in mind - Aerobatics! Over 1800 of the type have been manufactured with the super-charged M14P engine giving a whopping 360 Hp and with it’s straight wing and span length ailerons can roll at over 180 degrees per second and snap roll even faster!

    To the untrained eye the Yak and Chinese built Nanchang look very similar but given that the Yak was built for aerobatics it has a straight wing and much larger control services. It also uses more steel in it’s construction and has external as opposed to flush rivets.

    All of our aircraft are kept to the highest standards and are regularly serviced by Luskintyre Aircraft Restoration.

    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.

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