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Fly the Mig 29 and go supersonic ! Break the sound barrier at Mach 1.1 in the incredible Mig 29 jet fighter. This jet flight is done from SOKOL airbase, the manufacturing plant and testing base of the Migs. This jet fighter experience will let you feel the power and acceleration of the Mig 29, reaching Mach – the sound barrier – very easily, and then flying to normal speed for some aerobatics. You will experience up to 7Gs, doing loops, barrels, hammerhead and other aerobatic figures. This is one of the best way to feel the awesome power and agility of the Mig 29.

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Your supersonic and aerobatic flight in the Mig 29

Transfer from your hotel to SOKOL airbase – the official base where they test Migs. You are accompanied by a guide/interpreter who will follow you during the day.

You will be greeted at the base by the officials and your pilot.

Medical exam

Briefing with the pilot: flight plan, phases of the flight, security on board, instruments, radio control, oxygen mask, ejection seat procedures.

You will be then suited with a special G suit to help you sustain Gs. You will also learn to work the oxygen mask and your visor.

You will then be driven to the tarmac where the plane is ready for you. Tour of inspection of the Mig 29 with your pilot.

You are then seated in the back seat of the aircraft. Review of instruments and radio controls.
Engines on… your flight can start !

Your flight lasts 45mn, with a supersonic pass at Mach 1.1 followed by aerobatics. You are in constant communication with the pilot and he will fly according to your G tolerance.

You debrief your flight with the pilot at landing.

After your experience, you will have plenty of occasions to take pictures. You can then change and take a shower before receiving your certificate.

Transfer back to your hotel.


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Your fighter pilots

Russian fighter pilots are amongst the best in the world. You will fly with pilots that have tremendous experience in flying this extraordinary fighter plane. All are still active at SOKOL manufacturing plant where they test modern Russian fighters. They have been honored by their country as some of them are “Heroes of Russia”, one of the highest ranks in Russia and others are “Distinguished Test Pilot of the Russian Federation”. They have logged thousands of hours and trained and tested almost all fighter jets designed and born in Russia. You are in the best hands to fly this fighter jet.

Your fighter jet: the Mig 29 Fulcrum

The Mig 29 Fulcrum is one of the best fighter jets built so far. 39 countries have equipped their air force with this unique fighter plane. It flies easily at Mach 2.25 and has a service ceiling of 60,000ft. It has an amazing rate of climb of 65,000ft/mn. Flying the Mig 29 is a truly incredible experience.

General characteristics

Crew: One, can take passenger
Length: 17.37 m (57 ft)
Wingspan: 11.4 m (37 ft 3 in)
Height: 4.73 m (15 ft 6 in)
Wing area: 38 m² (409 ft²)
Empty weight: 11,000 kg (24,250 lb)
Loaded weight: 16,800 kg (37,000 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 21,000 kg (46,300 lb)
Powerplant: 2× Klimov RD-33 afterburning turbofans, 8,300 kgf (81.4 kN, 18,300 lbf) each

Maximum speed: Mach 2.25 (2,400 km/h, 1,490 mph) At low altitude: 1,500 km/h, 930 mph
Range: 700 km (430 mi)
Ferry range: 2,100 km (1,800 mi) with 1 drop tank
Service ceiling: 18,013 m (59,100 ft)
Rate of climb: initial 330 m/s average 109 m/s 0-6000 m[101] (65,000 ft/min)
Wing loading: 442 kg/m² (90.5 lb/ft²)
Thrust/weight: 1.01

Conditions and restrictions:

You must not have known heart problems
You must not have neurological problems
You will be required to do a medical examination on site. It is advisable that you take a test before booking and travelling to Russia.
You must be cleared by security as you will be entering a military and manufacturing plant. This takes 45 days to process.

Price of the fighter jet experience

Price starts at 13,000 euros.

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