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Fly MiG-29 in Russia
During the Cold War, the MiG 29 Fulcrum was the spearhead of the Soviet Air Force – and feared in the West for excellent maneuverability in subsonic and supersonic. Now you can play a role of your own in one of these modern fighter jets: In Russia, we offer you the possibility of supersonic flight in a MiG-29UB.
For civilian fighter fans, there is only ONE place where they can experience a completely legal MiG-29 flight: The SOKOL Airfield in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. This city was and is an integral part of the Russian military-industrial complex – only recently you can visit this place without a special permit.
MiG flight: Archaic violence and incredible height
Under the guidance of experienced test pilots you will experience the power of two powerful engines of the fighter aircraft MiG 29 with up to 10 G acting on your body. Let yourself be pressed into the seat and fly maneuvers such as rolls, loops, Immelmann Mans and Tailslides with our Pilot.
All of those derived from real combat missions maneuvers are only the exciting prelude – after a certain time the Pilot will give to Go for your big moment: You assume the control of the MiG-29! Another highlight in the truest sense of the word: The Edge of Space Flight “. With the MiG-29 to get space closer than ever. The fighter catapults you up to 21 km above sea level – up here the curvature of the earth is already clearly visible and you will get more than a glimpse of the vastness of space.
The flight program: you will fly the plana yourself!
You will not be bored with routine patrol flights but be excited with flight-arcade action. You may control the aircraft even while flying under guidance of your pilots and fly daring maneuvers such as rolls and loops yourself. The flight program consists of the following maneuvers:
Exceed the speed of sound limit
Climb and acceleration vertical climbing
Dive and vertical dive
The day of your MiG-29 flight
If you embark on a MiG-29 flight, you will be picked up at about 9 clock in the morning by our translator and your driver in your hotel lobby. After the short drive through Nizhny Novgorod, you will arrive at the entrance of the SOKOL Airfield. Security forces will check your access permission. Then you will be transferred to a transporter of SOKOL as only special vehicles have permission for a ride on the military terrain. In the administration building the pilot will already be waiting for you. The mission planning will be discussed with the pilots as well as the the flight program in detail. He will try to consider your needs as much as possible.
You will be taken to a medical staff member, who will measure your pulse and perform additional checks. You will then be guided to the dressing room of the pilot where your boots, gloves, a flying helmet and flight suit will be issued. Likewise, the G-suit will be adjusted in order for you to endure the stress during the flight better. Once everything fits, you will go along with the pilot to the airfield. There is “your” MiG-29 made ready straight by the ground crew. The pilot will take you around the aircraft and explain the dual redundant systems. After this detailed tour where you have the opportunity to check out the MiG up close to the last detail, you can climb the ladder up to the cockpit. The pilot will explain the systems – particularly important the telescope, which you must retract yourself before take-off!
Once all issues have been resolved, we go. Depending on the flight schedule you begin immediately, with the afterburner to a 30-60 minutes long flight. In the air you will experience spectacular low passes near the ground – the aircraft flying near the speed of sound in just a few meters above the base. Maneuvers such as Loppings, Immelman, Tailslides and the special “hammer-maneuver” will bring you to the limits of your capabilities. The MiG-29 can even accelerate in the vertical position!
After landing, in which a parachute is used, you have the opportunity to pose in front of the aircraft with the pilot for a photo while you receive your Certificate of the flight. After refreshment you will be accompanied from the base and our experienced team back to the hotel. We recommend that you let the day of your life with a glass of vodka …
MiG-29 Flight – All inclusive
With a MiG-29 flight you earn much more than “just” a flight in a modern and legendary fighter. The Event includes:
Limousine transfer from the hotel airstrip
Medical checkup before flying
Guide around the aircraft
Transport within the huge airbase territory
Hotels and scheduled flights to Russia we can be book for you at our official partner ISC Intel Service, one of the largest incoming travel agencies in Russia
Certificate of your flight
Optionally, bookable: video and photo reportage with personal recollection Website
The kick after the kick – get to know Russia
High in the air, you have an adventure of a special kind, and on the ground Mother Russia is waiting with its rich history and many attractions. Experience the vibrant cosmopolitan city of Moscow, with its restaurants, shopping, bars and clubs. Of course also any cultural appetite will be satisfied. But the warm hospitality of the Russians is literally and can be deepened in a conversation.
Important facts about a fighter jet flight
Basically, any person who is in good health, can fly with us. An experienced instructor will fly with you and ensures your safety. For some Airfields we will need a lead time of up to 45 days to obtain an access permit, while flights at other locations are available on short notice.
This offer is carried out by a partner company. AEROWORX is only the agent for the offer!
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