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GROUND-ATTACK

  • 45 Minute Flight 

  • Simulated low level bombing run

  • Speeds of up to 420 kmh

  • Medium to high g-forces (you control the intensity)

Experience the thrill of a lifetime in this warbird fighter trainer as you embark on a low level bombing run mission.

DETAILS

After your arrival at Bankstown airport, your ACES experience begins with a full briefing on all aspects of the flight, safety procedures, and your duties as a valued crew member in this simulated bombing mission. Once the briefing concludes you’ll strap yourself into the rear seat of this Yak 52 TW.

 

After take-off you’ll track towards your target. Experience the ground rush beneath you as you direct your pilot on this simulated bombing run on Warragamba dam. On the way to and from your target you must assist with the identification of enemy aircraft and SAM sites, which your pilot will avoid or engage with at your request using high-G combat maneuvers. Not sure if you can handle all the aerobatics? Not a problem: you will be in constant contact with your pilot and can customise the experience to suit your comfort level. 

 

This is a great experience and the perfect gift idea for any aviation fan or or that person in your life who ‘has everything’ and craves something truly different and unique.

TIMING

  • 45 Minute Flight

  • Allow 2-3 hours for the total experience including briefing, debriefing, possible delays

 

PROVIDED

  • Nomex Flight Suit

  • Headset

 

LOCATION

  • All flights take place from Bankstown Airport, approx. 30 min drive from Sydney’s CBD

Additional Information

Fitness and Experience

  • Generally people from 14 years up to 85 years old can partake provided you are medically fit. For those under 18 years of age we will require parent or legal guardian authorisation on the day. As this is not an experience for the faint of heart, passengers should be of good general health.

  • You must be agile enough to climb into the aircraft

  • There is no need for any previous flying experience

Dress Code

  • Wear enclosed footwear (no thongs or sandals) and comfortable clothing

Weather

  • Your flight is weather dependant and we cannot fly in rain or strong wind

  • All weather decisions are made on the day

  • Your flight will go ahead unless we contact you

Restrictions

  • Maximum weight for this experience is 115kg

  • Maximum height is 195cm

  • Avoid excessive alcohol the night before, if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol you will not be able to participate in the flight and will forfeit your voucher

Rescheduling & Cancellations

  • Cancellations within 48 hours of the flight: $100 cancellation fee

  • Cancellations within 24 hours of the flight, No-Shows, Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and are not entitled to a refund.

Passenger Acknowledgment Form

All passengers will be required to sign an acknowledgment form that states: 

In relation to the Adventure flight that I am about to undertake I acknowledge that I am medically fit, have been verbally briefed and understand:

a. The planned flight manoeuvres to be conducted,

b. The safety features and equipment fitted to the aircraft; and

c. Emergency egress procedures.

In accordance with CASA CASR 132.150 I understand:

  • The design, manufacture and airworthiness of the aircraft are not required to meet any safety standard recognised by CASA; and

  • The aircraft is not required by CASA to be operated to the same safety standards as an aircraft used for regular public transport or charter operations; and

  • Travel in the aircraft is done at the passenger’s own risk; and

  • A more detailed briefing about the safety of the aircraft will be given to the passenger before the passenger boards the aircraft.

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