The Reconnaisance mission is an introductory flight in the Jet Provost. It includes full mission preparation including flight suit, helmet and briefing followed by an 21 minute jet fighter experience with 15 minutes guaranteed airtime.
Our Reconnaisance Jet Fighter Mission Flight includes 15 minutes of low level, high speed flight and contains mild aerobatics and various introductory military manoeuvres, all occurring within seconds from take off!
On arrival at our base you will be fully briefed and 'suited up' in your genuine military flight suit, gloves, fighter helmet and life support equipment our ground crew will strap you in ready for an unforgettable adventure!
True to the traditional style of recovery to base, your flight will conclude with an initial pitch and break (standard military approach and landing) that will include a low level, high speed pass paralleling the duty runway which includes the application of gentle 'G' force in preparation for the final stages of landing.
NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014. The 2014 - 2015 season rates commence on the 1st April 2014.
Melbourne, full details will be provided when you receive confirmation of your booking.
The duration of this experience is 21 minutes, the time in air is 15 minutes. Flights are available daily, subject to pilot availability. Bookings are essential, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
It will be just you and your pilot in the aircraft
All passengers must sign a Liability Waiver before the flight with no exceptions. People under 18 may only fly with parental or legal guardian’s written consent and all passengers must be of reasonable health and fitness. Whilst we are able to accommodate most body sizes and heights we do require knowledge of this prior to booking. Alcohol is prohibited, passengers who have consumed alcohol will not be allowed to fly under any circumstances.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Comfortable loose fitting clothes to wear under your provided flight suit with closed in shoes. Sunglasses can add to passenger comfort due to high glare in the cockpit.
PACKAGE OPTIONS (please select your preferred option)
Operating Days Generally Operates Occasionally Operates Never Operates
EXPERIENCE QUICK LINKS
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