Yak-3 SteadFast Gold
- Duration: 35 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Archerfield, QLD
- Product code: Yak3.20
Designed to get you up in the World Record Holder SteadFast, the Classic
Fighter Mission is a 35 minute adventure letting you
experience first hand the thrill of flight in a famous World War Two
Before strapping in, your experience begins with an
overview of the Yak-3, an in depth briefing
covering the flight followed by a detailed overview on safety. Then it’s
off to the apron for a personal introduction to the beautiful Yak-3.
Once securely strapped in, we taxi out for takeoff.
After a final takeoff briefing, we ease the throttle forward and let you
experience the roar of a Merlin engine - this is the same sound and
experience that many young men heard as they took off on a mission over
Now the adventure really begins. The first
objective is a simulation of the famous dam buster mission across Lake
Wivenhoe, followed by low level strafing and manoeuvring through the
Glass House Mountains– you will experience the thrill of being low and
fast in a World War Two fighter……
We’ll then move to some classic
fighter manoeuvres - combat aileron rolls, barrel rolls, and loops.
We’ll pull G’s as we twist and turn to show you the true agility of this
legendary aircraft and why this was truly a war winner. (Please note
the aerobatic section of this flight is optional and can be substituted
for some glorious straight and level flight)
Finally, we celebrate our victory with a high speed run through the valleys of North Brisbane past Mt Glorious.
It’s then back to Archerfield where over the airfield you’ll experience the
classic fighter “buzz and break” manoeuvre prior to approach and
Following a full de-brief there will be an opportunity to
take more photos, discuss the flight with your pilot and ask as many
questions as you like.
Mission Area: Choice of Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Beaches or South East Queensland Lake’s and Glass House Mountains.
Duration: One 35 minute Adventure, 20 minutes from take-off to landing. Allow approx. one hour for your total experience allowing for briefing and pre-flight, photo opportunities, de-brief and footage transfer if purchased.