Friday or Saturday Slingsby Firefly Top Gun Air Combat

A wonderful Experience within easy reach of Chichester, West Sussex.

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Experience the buzz of stunt aviation with this adrenaline-fuelled aerobatic flying experience in West Sussex. The excitement builds with some essential pre-flight training before boarding the magnificent T67 Slingsby Firefly with an ex-military instructor, in preparation for the thrilling flight. Along with a second plane, experience a formation take-off before the instructor demonstrates a series of astounding aerobatic manoeuvres, including elements of tail chasing and air combat. Try out some manoeuvres of your own before tailchasing the other aeroplane. A highly exciting experience, this is an absolute must for any budding daredevil or flying enthusiast.


Flights operate most Fridays and Saturdays from March to October, subject to availability (excludes bank holidays).


Flying is dependent on the weather and it is crucial to call the venue for a weather check before setting out.

How long does the experience last?

Lasts for two to three hours, including safety briefings, parachute drill and around 40 minutes of flying. Actual flying time is at the instructor’s discretion. Be aware there is standing around time with training for this extreme flight.

How many other people?

Share the aircraft with just the instructor during the flight. All briefings are shared.

Can I take people to watch?

Feel free to bring up to two spectators, who can join in the briefings. We strongly recommend getting someone else to drive home; this is a high-adrenaline and tiring experience.

What do I wear?

Wear flat shoes with good grip – trainers are ideal. Women – please wear trousers not a skirt. A headset and flying suit are provided.

Are there any restrictions?

Minimum age is 12, maximum height is 6’5”. Maximum weight is 17 stone. Over 71s must supply a doctor’s letter confirming suitability.

Anything Else?

The airfield has a cafe and bar facilities.

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