45 Minute Hands On Aerobatics Flight
Let us indulge your childhood fantasy by giving you control of the Robin 2160 aerobatic trainer. With the Hands on Aerobatic flight your flight instructor will give you a pre-flight briefing then, once airborne, you'll have the chance to take the controls and manoeuvre the Robin through level flight, a loop and a roll.
Upon arrival you will climb into a flight-suit and prepare to board. Your instructor will strap you securely into the Robin 2160 aerobatic training aircraft and fasten your headphones. There will be plenty of time for your family and friends to take photographs of you as you prepare for your flight.
Your instructor will proceed to give you a briefing on the aircraft's controls and operations. When you feel secure, your pilot will climb in beside you and prepare the plane for take off. You will be able to hear all the calls to air traffic control and speak to your pilot through the intercom.
As this is an instructional flight the pilot will explain what is happening each step of the way. Once airborne he will explain the basic mechanics of flight and show you how the aircraft behaves at different altitudes. Once you are confident with this information it will be your turn to take control of the aircraft. Your instructor will hand over control of the plane to you and guide you through level flight.
But this flight isn't just about flying the plane straight and level or doing basic turns. You'll also get the chance to do more complicated and exciting manoeuvres like loops and rolls. By the end of the flight you'll be confident enough to do these manoeuvres without the instructor even touching the controls. You may even get the chance to fly the plane back to Bankstown Airport where your instructor will talk you through the approach and landing.
Once you're back at headquarters you'll be hard pressed to stop smiling for the rest of the day and we hope it is an experience you will remember for the rest of your life.
NOTES: The formation flight option is NOT available with the Hands-On flight. Flights to Sydney Harbour are not available in this package.
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NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2021 - 2022 season. The 2021 - 2022 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2021 - 31st March 2022. The 2022 - 2023 season rates commence on the 1st April 2022.
Due to the ongoing and evolving nature of Covid-19 restrictions and the unpredictable impact it is having on bookings we have temporarily ceased taking new reservations for this package. If you have a gift voucher that you would like to redeem please contact us and we will be happy to check availability.