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Address: 1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Phone Number: (702) 938-2487
Description: 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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I got a gift certificate from my wife for Christmas and what a gift it was! The staff is incredibly nice and professional. We felt welcomed the second we walked through he door... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

I got a gift certificate from my wife for Christmas and what a gift it was! The staff is incredibly nice and professional. We felt welcomed the second we walked through he door. They are VERY family friendly so it's ok to bring the young ones around. The hanger is set up with a lot of games for the family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is an 11 out of 10! There are not enough stars to rate this experience!!! I've been describing my experience to anyone who will listen and my wife says she has never seen my eyes light up like they do when I start talking about this. I did the "Adrenaline Rush" package - dog fight followed by aerobatics and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Let me just say I am a true adrenaline junkie. I have done bungee, skydiving, zero G , all sorts of racing as well. This was LEGIT!!! From the front office to the super cool hangar everything was top notch. Dennis and Kyle are insane pilots. They cater to what you want to do. Of course I wanted the max... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I took the Top Gun package just this morning and it exceeded my expectations. Doing aerobatic maneuvers in the Extra 330 is a sensational experience, and not scary at all. Towards the end, after the pilot showed some airshow routines, my stomach needed a break. I told him and we took a minute flying smoothly over the desert. But as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

When I looked at activities of things to do in Las Vegas I couldn't believe how highly rated and reviewed this adventure was. Our group from South Dakota booked the adventure and the reviews were right. This is an amazing adventure. It's impossible to describe the excitement and the best part is telling people about it. Dan in South Dakota

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Pembroke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

It makes you feel airliner is too boring :) Did all the movement in the sky, I felt the maximum freedom of the life.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have tried on numerous occasions to get a response from this company concerning a complaint I made at the beginning of January 2015, I have tried many emails and through their facebook page,tdate no response so buyer please be aware what you are booking and paying for because Sky Combat Ace think its very funny to make people ill... More 

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Sky_Combat, Manager at Sky Combat Ace, responded to this review

Hello, thank you for your feedback. While we hope that absolutely everyone enjoys their experience with Sky Combat Ace, we recognize that due to the extreme nature of this activity, it can be overwhelming for some. To the best of our ability, we tailor the experience to each person's comfort level, but it appears in your case, we exceeded what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have waited for a few days to write this review. I was hoping that I would find a way to express the experience but I cannot. It is so overwhelming I don't know where to begin. If you have ever daydreamed about what it would be like to soar and dive, roar along the ground and shoot straight up,... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I've been wanting to go here for a long time and I finally did this last weekend. Everything about this place is AMAZING! The staff, the planes, and the whole experience overall. Everyone there was very friendly and professional and made us feel welcome from the moment we walked in the door. My pilot Tex was a madman! In a... More 

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Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Hi, I flew with SCA the other day and it blew my mind, not only the experience of doing some aerobatics but also the good vibe from everybody I spoke to. the whole experience was pure ROCK AND ROLL and I highly reccommend this team, they are very professional, take safety very seriously, they are so much fun but mostly... More 

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