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Fly like a Fighter Pilot

El Cajon, CA

Item #: AIR-SDI-0034
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Overview
Take to the skies of San Diego for a true Fighter Pilot mission and experience the thrill of a lifetime during this Fighter Pilot for a Day experience!
  • Fly aboard an Extra 330LC - the safest and most versatile aerobatic aircraft available
  • Includes a 50-minute classroom session and 30-35 minutes of aerial dogfighting with up to 5 engagements
  • Learn from friendly and experienced FAA Certified pilots with 10-20 years experience, many of whom are former Air Force pilots
  • Pull up to 8 times the force of gravity - 8 G's!
Gillespie Field - El Cajon, CA
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Year-Round:
Thursday through Monday - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 3:00 PM
*5:00 PM flights are available Mid-March through Mid-October
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Essential Information
  • Requires at least 2 participants to engage in the air-to-air combat
  • Participant must weigh between 80-265 pounds and be between 4'-6'6" tall
  • Fuel fee is included in the package price
Duration
Approximately 4 hours, with a classroom briefing on basic fighter maneuvering, pre-flight preparations and an approximately 30-35 minute flight.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
One participant per aircraft.
Spectators
Spectators are allowed and may attend the briefing with participants, take pictures, and can relax in the hanger during the flight.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable and casual clothing, shoes and socks required.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
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Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, any rescheduling must be done within 72 hours advance notice. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.

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