Warbird Aerobatic Flight in a WWII Harvard SNJ-5b Fighter Trainer
Have you always dreamed of flying in a Warbird? Well with our help you can turn your dreams into reality! Let us take you on an unforgettable flight in our 1943 North American US Navy trainer the SNJ-5b or more commonly known as the (T6) Harvard. Your mission can be tailored to your individual preferences, and can include high speed low level maneuvering. Your flight in our Warbird will last for 30 amazing minutes!
Your 30 minute Introductory flight in an advanced US Navy trainer mission will depart from Essendon Airport in one the most successful military trainers in the world.
On arrival at our base your experienced pilot will take you through a forty five minutes briefing before climbing into our Warbird. Flight time is thirty minutes followed by fifteen minutes debriefing.
Your experience will include a full mission brief tailored to your desires of aerobatic, mock combat or scenic flights. Once briefed, you will complete a pre-mission flight check with your pilot. You’ll then be strapped in and you will experience firsthand the basic necessities of military aircraft. Shortly after take-off you will begin your mission pulling both positive and negative ‘G’ as you go through loops, rolls and inverted flight as mild or as wild as you dare.
The flight is tailored to your wishes, up to and including display aerobatics if desired.
Ever thought what it was like to train and fly as a WW2 fighter pilot? Or experience the thrill of the Reno Air-race?
Our 1943 North American US Navy trainer the SNJ-5b or more commonly known as the (T6) Harvard has done all that. Firstly, our SNJ-5B was used for training navy pilots for Wildcats, Corsair’s or Mustang's. From there it went on to race at Reno between the 1960s-to the late 1980s. Come and experience the golden years of piston engine aviation in a supercharged, 9 cylinder; 600 horse power fighter trainer. This aircraft operates regularly in Air Displays for the RAAF Museum.
The SNJ-5B Harvard is a nine cylinder, supercharged, 600 horsepower WWII aircraft. This adventure flight Melbourne will give you a taste of what it was like as a WWII fighter pilot. You will experience aerobatics and a sensational adventure flight in Melbourne.
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