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Sky Combat Ace

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Address: 1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Phone Number: (702) 938-2487
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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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Do it! Do it! Do!

Cannot speak highly enough about this experience. I've raced motorcycles/cars, skydived, shot machine guns and I can happily say doing the Top Gun Experience is the best rush I've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Cannot speak highly enough about this experience. I've raced motorcycles/cars, skydived, shot machine guns and I can happily say doing the Top Gun Experience is the best rush I've ever had and I couldn't wipe the stupid grin off my face for days. I booked directly through the SCA website and had no problems. The automated emails had pretty much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I knew doing aerobatics in an Extra 330 would be awesome, but my expectations were more than blown away. Honestly the most exciting adventure I've ever been on. Went with the Top Gun package and it was worth every penny. You can tell the pilot if you want him to ease off a bit, or tell him to go balls... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I brought my two sons to do battle in the Sky about Las Vegas as a graduation gift. This is a first class Adventure. "Tex" and "Smokey" are professionals and made our adventure in the sky's a first class event. My Sons are still taking about the rush dog fighting each other. A must do. These guys are funny and... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Got a great deal on the sky combat experience. The whole thing is based in the henderson executive airport. The place comprises of a hangar with about 5 planes and very friendly staff. You begin first by burning a whole in your pocket (:P) and then proceeding towards the briefing where they explain the procedures and basic manoeuvres etc. You... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Experienced, professional and courteous staff. Sent my friend on a Top Gun flight, he had a blast and said it was... Awesome! The only thing that I think would have made it better, is allowing customers to take photos of the whole experience. Instead of only giving an option to buy.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Smokey was an excellent pilot and fun guy. He did the Aresti Card for me and I survived -- breakfast came back up but I did survive the entire card! I paid extra $200 to hold the controls briefly. Thank you for the wonderful experience :-)

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We did this for a bachelor party, and everything was amazing. They pick you up and drop you off. The hanger/briefing room is really slick - comfortable couches/recliners, a pool table, and a really cool display on fighter planes and aces to look over while you wait. Most importantly, the pilots and the whole flying experience is awesome. Everyone was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very professional! Amazing time! Found Sky combat Ace on line, sent my boyfriend, he's been 3 times! Twice for the Top Gun Experience and we went up together for a tour! If you love planes and are looking for a thrill ride this is a must! Totally worth the $! Must try at least once!

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

If you get the chance to fly with smokey, you'll experience the most insane crazy awesome flight in your life. Don't know how these pilots keep the control under such heavy circumstances, must be because they sit in the back (just joking). Didn't really knew where I was most of the time, just saw a black wall but was still... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Vegas really is the only place you can get away with a flight like this! You hug the floor at 20ft from the ground doing 170mph and you get to try what you have only seen at an air show for yourself. The staff and the whole set up make you feel at ease from the start personally I was... More 

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Address: Address: 1420 Jet Stream Drive, Suite #100, Henderson, NV 89052
Phone Number: (702) 938-2487
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Henderson

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