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Address: 1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Phone Number: (702) 938-2487
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Based in the desert playground of Las Vegas, Nevada, Sky Combat Ace(SCA)...

Based in the desert playground of Las Vegas, Nevada, Sky Combat Ace(SCA) provides a different level of adrenaline. At SCA, you’re not just a passenger on a joy ride, You are a steely-eyed fighter pilot at the controls of your very own “fighter jet”, pulling Gs and squeezing the trigger. Of course, we teach you everything you need to know about Basic Fighter Maneuvers (BFM) before you fly, so you have all the knowledge needed to successfully own the skies. We have a cadre of highly experienced pilot flight instructors with civilian and military backgrounds that have extensive experience in training aerobatics, basic fighter maneuvers (BFM), and formation training. Our civilian trained aerobatic instructors have over 20,000 hours of instruction given and our combat veterans that have flown everything from the F-15 “Eagle” to the F-16 “Viper” to the A-10 “Warthog.” A typical mission profile includes in-processing at the Squadron where customers are fitted with their own flight suit, followed by a briefing on basic fighter maneuvers. After that, we strap you in our brand new state-of-the-art, +10g/-10g, fully aerobatic Extra 330LC and our wingmen are thrust into the ultimate aerobatic thrill ride or dog fight. With a qualified Certified Flight Instructor in back, wingmen are taught the art of aerobatics and/or aerial combat. Complete with high-g maneuvering, all the aerobatics you can handle, military style training maneuvers, and actual head to head dogfighting. The whole experience is caught on video by one of our 4 mounted cameras, perfect for immortalizing our wingman’s first “kill” in a DVD. SCA utilizes all of the latest technology to give the wingman the most realistic simulation possible, including a gun reticle, an electronic targeting system that triggers “smoke on”, and complete visual coverage from 4 different angles. After several engagements, the 2-ship returns to base with the Las Vegas Strip as an unforgettable backdrop. Once our wingmen return from their adventure, they get to truly appreciate our meticulously rennovated hangar that celebrates the history of combat aviation with colorful murals, scale models and of course, decorated with our fleet of high performance aircraft. Once settled in, flight leads and wingmen swap stories, play pool, shoot darts and share the special camaraderie that only exists between pilots after a successful mission. …Fight’s On!

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100% Fun

This is the so next level of Fun. This is worth every penny The people where cool as Heck..I'm defiantly doing this again and again and everyone should try it wont be let down

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the so next level of Fun. This is worth every penny The people where cool as Heck..I'm defiantly doing this again and again and everyone should try it wont be let down

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Maryville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I experienced the "Top Gun" option when I flew with SCA and wow was it amazing! The only limitation I had was my motion sickness. My pilot and I completed upside-down flight, 3 aileron rolls, 3 barrel rolls, and a loop, then I had to tap out and do the low level bombing run due to nausea. The bombing run... More 

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Thank koigirl31
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unforgettable flight! So fun and exhilarating. I flew with them back in Feb 2015. Was in Vegas visiting friends. This came up in my research and SO glad I booked the fly time. I still smile when I look at my pictures and video from that day! A whole different level of flying! It's a MUST experience. I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Em M
Wilmington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a thrill seeker or an adrenaline junky, THIS IS FOR YOU!! Sky Combat Ace is a class act from start to finish. There were 3 of us doing the Top Gun, and man, what a rush. All the acrobatics and low flying were incredible. I never once felt unsafe or unsure of my pilot, Collin. He checked... More 

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Thank Bobbi G
Gulfport, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an awesome experience . When you go to Vegas this is a must do. Great customer service, very friendly . I would defiantly do this again. I highly recommend you try it. Loved it.

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Thank petnurse3
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best experiences I have ever had! The staff are truly top notch and they are there for you the entire time. Once you get in the air and have a feel for the controls it becomes very real. You really do get to fly the plane! Special thanks to Ben for making it a fun... More 

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Thank Keith H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had some serious thrills in my life but NEVER anything like Sky Combat Ace. The experience is simply indescribable. Tex and his staff are the ultimate professionals, passionate about flying and it shows in what they do for the people coming out to fly. Very friendly atmosphere and absolutely customer oriented. This is something I will remember the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited by a business associate and friend to participate. Craziest thing I've ever done in my life! Good times with good people!

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Thank group2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely the best present you can get a teenager for their birthday.. was thee coolest present. 15 birthdays and this was the best one. Staff is super awesome, courteous and reassuring. You get picked up in a super cool hummer that has the company name on it that picks you up from the strip, seriously felt like V.I.P. , definitely... More 

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Thank Alex R
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly enjoyed our time, even if we weren't as tough as we thought we would be! The people were supportive and positive, all around a ton of fun. No pressure on 'other purchases' and really into sharing the experience with us as a newbie to it. The scenery in San Diego was beautiful, the plane stunning and the hanger also... More 

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