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Address: 3815 W Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2850
Phone Number: 17145257590
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting...

Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting school. We are the innovators of air combat training for civilians. We set the standard for program design and execution, offering a fighter pilot experience second to none. Our guest pilots fly real military fighters alongside licensed fighter pilots. All aircraft are outfitted with high-end digital multi-camera systems to capture your fighter pilot experience. You do not need a pilot’s license to be a Fighter Pilot for a Day!®

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Air Combat USA Hostile Takeover

In June 2016, Air Combat USA was the target of a hostile takeover using the probate court system. As a result, a trustee of the estate was awarded temporary control of the company... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Orange County, California
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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In June 2016, Air Combat USA was the target of a hostile takeover using the probate court system. As a result, a trustee of the estate was awarded temporary control of the company and fired the management team who have safely run the company the past 28 years. The pilots, loyal to the original management team, have walked out in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was supposed to fly with them later this month. 3 weeks before the date, I receive an email that my flight date has been canceled. They still want me to fly, I just have to come CA now. Hmm, sorry, I can't. Can I have my money back then? Nope. Maybe later. You're in good hands though. Buh-bye. How about... More 

2 Thank anon73
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BE CAREFUL!!! My girlfriend set up Air Combat USA for me as a surprise birthday gift in Kansas City the weekend of July 9-11. The week before we got a call saying all the planes were being called in for maintenance and that the fight would be rescheduled. I politely asked when this would be and she had no idea,... More 

3 Thank Marc C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

J flew for 2 hours in combat flight with 3 kills and then took off to fly around Catalina island at 500 ft about sea level. Did rolls, spins, dead man stick, loops and left nothing to be desired, They are great and the pilots are well trained. There wasn't enough Dramamine in the city of Los Angeles for me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

A must on the bucket list! Best experience for any thrill seeker and the best part is you get to watch it over and over again to relive it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

If you're a pilot or into aviation, this is a unique and immersive experience that will blow you away. From the moment you enter the locker room to put your flight suit on, through the briefings on air combat maneuvers and the walk out to the airplanes, you're in your own personal movie that seems to run through every iconic... More 

1 Thank tonetrivera
Nederland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

WOW! I mean WOW! What a day. I booked this by winning a charity event auction. I had been wanting to do something like this for several years. When the opportunity arose; I jumped on it. So glad I did. This is role playing at its finest. You will get a confirmation email that provides you with everything you need.... More 

1 Thank TXReddawg
Prairieville, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I did the Fighter Pilot for a Day several years ago in Houston and looking at their website I always told myself if I ever got close to Fullerton I would do their Acrobatic program. I finally made it to Southern California and I absolutely loved the solo acrobatics.

Thank Scott A
Largo, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I enjoyed my flight with Smudge who is an experienced Marine Fighter Pilot. Who took me through the maneuvers and had dogfights that were wild rides. At Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, Florida. It is a different experience every time you go up in the plane. I am hooked on Air Combat USA because this is my third time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

As a life-long aviation buff, flying aerial combat in fighters was a dream come true. My instructor, "Spartan" (a former Navy F-18 jock) put me and my fellow combatant through an extensive pre-flight briefing and then we were off over the Pacific Ocean to try to blast each other out of the sky. You get to handle the throttle and... More 

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