Friday Slingsby Firefly Top Gun Air Combat

A lovely Driving Experiences Experience located handily in Chichester, West Sussex.

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Feel the unrivalled rush of stunt aviation with this adrenaline-fuelled aerobatic flying experience in West Sussex. Begin with some essential pre-flight training before boarding the magnificent T67 Slingsby Firefly with an ex-military instructor in preparation for the flight. After a formation take-off, the instructor demonstrates a series of astounding aerobatic manoeuvres, including elements of tail chasing and air combat. Flyers try out some manoeuvres and then tailchase the other plane. A thrilling experience which is an absolute must for any budding daredevil or flying enthusiast.


Flights operate mostly on Fridays from March to November, 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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