Live your Top Gun dream in an L39 Albatross Lead-In Jet Fighter. During this jet fighter tactical mission you'll experience true g-forces as your skilled fighter pilot performs aerobatic manoeuvres and simulates a strike attack.
Once strapped in you'll be given a final brief then will feel the power as 4000 pounds of jet thrust propels you and your jet fighter into the atmosphere. The L39 is capable of speeds up to 910 km/h. The jet fighter flight commences with a climb to around 8000 feet. then a steep turn to introduce you to positive g-force, before moving into tactical aerobatics, such as loops, Cuban 8s and vertical rolls. Once you've descended to the low-level operations area you'll experience a high speed jet fighter tactical dash before cruising low back to the airfield. Landing the jet is the final thrill - you'll be on a high for weeks!
After your Jet Fighter Flight, the two of you will board a modern R44 Helicopter and lift off for your dining experience at Peterson Champagne House, one of the Hunter Valley newest fine-dining restaurants. Take your time over lunch before heading back on the helicopter to Hunter Valley Airport where your adventure began. You'll feel like a million dollars!
A video of your flight will be available for purchase on the day of your flight for $220.00. The Hunter Valley is a two hour drive north of Sydney following the F3 freeway. Flights are conducted daily from Cessnock Airport in the Hunter Valley, bookings are essential. Eat regular meals prior to flight, avoid overeating, fruit juices or excessive fluid intake two hours prior to your flight. Get a good nights sleep and avoid excessive alcohol the night before.
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;
Hunter Valley Airport (Hunter Valley)