Get ready for the flight of a lifetime as you experience an aerobatic flight in a genuine military aircraft. You’ll not only be amazed by the incredible aerobatic manoeuvres in a genuine warbird aircraft, but you’ll be taken back by the world-renowned Tasmanian aerial scenery!
Upon you’re arrival at the airport, you’ll be welcomed by our friendly staff and begin with a ‘top gun’ style pre-flight briefing. Unlike other joy flight operators, our passengers are guaranteed a flight with a former military trained fighter pilot, so you’ll always be flying with the best! Your pilot will quickly put you at ease and brief you on the fundamentals of High ‘G’ force and high speed flight. Each fantastic manoeuvre you’ll experience in the aerobatic flight will be explained in detail, so you always know what to expect!
With the briefing completed, you’ll gear up in authentic fighter pilot flying equipment. You’ll look and feel like a true ‘Top Gun’ – the perfect opportunity for some fantastic photo opportunities.
This warbird aerobatic flight is conducted in the classic CJ6 Nanchang. Our aircraft is a 1991 model, formerly used by the Chinese Air Force, it has a powerful 285 horsepower radial engine that gives it the classic sound and feel of a true warbird!
Once in the aircraft, you’ll be strapped into the back seat. Soon after the powerful 285 Horsepower radial engine starts up, you’ll hear and feel that classic ‘humm’ of the CJ6 Nanchang.
In almost no time, you’re airborne and enjoying an unforgettable aerobatics flight which includes rolls, loops, bow-ties and any other manoeuvres your pilot can think of and your stomach can handle! During the flight, you’ll feel high ‘G’ forces and fly at up to 350kph.
During the flight, you can call the shots as the mission is tailored to your desires. With the aerobatic flight component completed, you’ll head back to base with a chance to savour the stunning scenery.
Please Note: You MUST bring Photo ID and copy of the gift voucher on the day of your flight.
A DVD recording of the flight may be purchased for an additional cost of $150 on the day of the flight (price subject to change without notice).
This experience voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.
Hobart International Airport, Tasmania.
We operate 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm (excluding public holidays). Bookings are essential and subject to availability. Each flight experience will require you to allocate up to 3 hours. You’ll be in the aircraft for approximately 35 minutes, from start up to shut down.
You must be less than 190cm tall and weigh less than 125kg. You need to be in good general health. Minimum age is 14 years, however, passengers under 18 years will need to be accompanied by their parent or guardian. Passengers under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be allowed to fly.
The price quoted is for one person. You will be with your pilot on the day of your flight. We can accommodate up to 10 individual passengers in one day.
Spectators are welcome and encouraged to sit in the on the brief. However, we request that you bring a maximum of 4 people with you. Children must have adequate supervision.
In the event of poor flying conditions, we reserve the right to reschedule your experience for a later date.
You will be required to sign a full liability waiver prior to your experience. We guarantee that all our passengers will only fly with an actual military trained fighter pilot. Cancellations with less than 7 days notice, will incur a fee. No shows will forfeit their voucher.
The map below gives you the location of this experience to allow you to plan.
Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have booked your experience