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Warbird Adventure Flights

AWAL Approved Operators


For the adventure of a lifetime, experience the sound, smell, and feel of a classic warbird! Purchase a flight in one of these amazing aircraft for yourself or as the ultimate gift. Choose an experience that suits you from one of the many AWAL-approved adventure flight providers nationwide.

Only AWAL-approved warbird operators are vetted and then audited regularly to ensure full compliance with all safety and operational requirements. Accept no substitutes! Ensure your adventure flight is with one of our professional AWAL-approved providers listed below.

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Classic Aero Adventure Flights – NSW


Classic Aero Adventure Flights is the Byron Bay region’s premiere warbird experience. Whether you are after an Aerobatic Adventure, our more-sedate Coastal or Regional Reconnaissance (suitable for up to three passengers!), or would like to customize your flight, Classic Aero’s years of experience and quality of service ensure yours will be a warbird ride to remember! Children accompanied by an adult are welcome.

Gift vouchers are available.

To schedule the warbird flight of a lifetime, contact Classic Aero today!

ACES – Air Combat Experience Sydney – NSW


ACES – Air Combat Experience Sydney is located at Bankstown Airport, just 30 minutes from Sydney’s CBD, and offers a range of experiences in a Yak52 TW classic primary military trainer aircraft.

Experience the excitement and thrills of aerobatic flight in this rare ex-military combat trainer and get a taste of what it was like to be a World War II era fighter pilot.

If you’re up for a challenge, the High-G Mission can take you through aerobatic manoeuvres at up to 420 km/hr and up to +7 / -5 G. If cruising is more your style, try our Reconnaissance mission along Sydney’s stunning northern beaches.

To schedule the flight of a lifetime, contact ACES today!

Combat Flights Melbourne – Adventure Flight Co. – VIC


Combat Flights Melbourne and the Adventure Flight Company have joined forces to create a wide range of warbird adventure flight experiences in Victoria.

Try a simulated two aircraft ‘dogfight’ against a partner over Port Philip Bay or a leisurely low level ‘coastal reconnaissance’ flight along Great Ocean Road. Experience aerobatics from ‘mild to wild’ in our range of aircraft.

We operate from Moorabbin and Barwon Heads for added flexibility.

Point your gunsight (browser) to:

or call 1 300 341 006

Adventure Flights Benalla – VIC


MOTH ‘MINOR’, NANCHANG and WINJEEL Adventure Flights From Benalla Airport

Military Air Training Heritage Pty Ltd conducts Adventure Flights from Benalla Airport, in north east Victoria, in association with the Benalla Aviation Museum. Benalla is very close to the Hume Freeway, and is a gateway to wineries and the mountains of the Great Dividing Range. ‘Mil Air’ and the Museum are focused on military training aircraft, and the airfield was an RAAF training base during World War Two.

Adventure Flights are available in a de Havilland DH-94 Moth ‘Minor’, which is an extremely rare open-cockpit monoplane that served with the RAAF, a Winjeel (which can carry two passengers), and a Nanchang that is presented in the colours of the Chinese Naval Air Arm. Flights are by appointment, and there is lots of information at:

Adventure Wings – VIC


NANCHANG CJ-6A flights with Adventure Wings located at Tooradin Airfield, just 65 km’s from Melbourne CBD.

Flying weekends all year round enjoy spectacular views of Westernport Bay, French and Phillip Islands. 10% discount and half priced DVD offered to AWAL members and their families.

Experience the excitement of a 10.2 litre, 9 cylinder supercharged radial engine roaring into life, powering you to speeds of up to 370 kilometres per hour and G-Forces of +6.5 if you dare. Take in the 360 degree views from your very own cockpit, complete with authentic instruments on this genuine military warbird.

Bookings & more info at

Paradise Seaplanes – QLD


Paradise Seaplanes operates from the Maroochy River on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, and offers a range of adventure flights in the only Wilga seaplane in the southern hemisphere. The Soviet block aircraft was originally designed for reconnaissance in the 1950s, is certified to fly with or without doors and has no struts, lending an uncompromised view. She also boasts a powerful 9 cylinder radial engine, excels at slow flight but has an uncommon noise certificate of just 61.8dB.

VH-PSZ was built in 1982, came to Australia in 1990s, was put on floats in 2012 and has been operating from the Sunshine Coast since late 2014. She has been extensively refurbished but retains a vintage feel.

Adventure flights are available Thurs-Mon 9-3pm, weather permitting.

Visit or call Shawn 0400 023366.

The Ultimate Thrill Ride at Sunshine Coast Flying School – QLD


This is the most extreme aerobatics flight experience around. The Extra 300 aircraft was designed specifically for unlimited aerobatics and is operating in many countries with Air Force display teams and used by competition aerobatic pilots worldwide.

You will experience a neck numbing, adrenaline flooding aerial ballet with ‘G’ forces reaching +7G / -4G. As you taxi back to parking, you’ll be hard pressed to stop smiling for the rest of the day and we hope it is an experience you will remember for the rest of your life.

This is a unique opportunity to experience what it’s like to fly in an ex-military display team aircraft that is purpose built for aerobatics!

We operate 7 days a week from the Sunshine Coast Flying School on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, just one hour’s drive north of Brisbane.

Warbird Aviation – QLD


Warbird Aviation Aircombat Adventure Flights Just Like the Real Thing.

Warbird Aviation is Australia’s first warbird adventure flight company based at Archerfield Airport in Brisbane since 1989. All Warbird Aviation aircraft are fitted with high definition video cameras to capture your experience giving you the option to purchase a DVD of your flight for only $75.00.

Call us to customise your special flight. Truly a unique gift idea for someone special. Discounts apply to groups over five people. 20% off to AWAL members.

Bookings & more info at

Fighter Pilot Adventure Flights – Qld


Experience the excitement and thrills of an adrenaline filled Warbird Adventure Flight. With Fighter Pilot, you choose your plane and choose your adventure!

Enjoy the fighter pilot experience in our P-51 Mustang – one of the most famous fighters of World War II, a wild racer experience in the Yak 3 Reno Racer, feel ‘the need for speed’ in our L-39C jet fighter, or strap into our Yak 52 Trainer for mind blowing manoeuvres. Race through the sky, performing barrel rolls, loops, Half Cubans, stall turns, inverted flying, lomcovák, hesitation rolls, and even more if you dare!

Not sure if you are up for aerobatics? No need to worry! You’ll be in constant communication with your pilot and with your word he can crank up the Adrenalin or take it down a notch at any point. Your enjoyment is our priority, second only to safety.

For more details contact 07 3274 3007 or visit

Don’t forget to mention you’re an AWAL member, because you’ll receive 10% off the price of your Fighter Pilot experience when booking direct.

CQ Adventure Flights – Qld


CQ Adventure Flights is the Whitsundays fastest and most exciting tour!
With adrenaline pumping Adventure Flights on offer in the rugged Yak52, this is the only way you can combine the thrill of aerobatics with the stunning scenery that is the Whitsunday Islands, regarded worldwide as a tropical paradise.

We are the only company in the Whitsundays that caters the experience to the passenger, so our flights can be as Gentle, or as Mental as you want them to be.

AWAL Members can also enjoy a 10% discount off their flight upon presentation of their membership card

Visit for more info and bookings.

Nautilus Aviation – QLD


Nautilus Aviation operates from our General Aviation Helicopter Base in Cairns and offers Adventure Flights using our Bell Kiowa 206B-1. The Bell 206B-1 Kiowa helicopter was a light reconnaissance helicopter first acquired by the Australian Army in 1971 and was operational through to the year 2000. For the adventure of a lifetime, experience the sound and feel of flight in an ex-military Kiowa helicopter!

Adventure Flights are available on demand

Vist for more info and bookings.

Or Call 07 4034 9000

Capital Warbirds – ACT


Capital Warbirds provides a once in a lifetime flight experience. Enjoy the thrill of an Adventure Flight in the Soviet Union’s “Pilot Maker” – the Yak 52. Roll, loop, and turn for the most amazing ride there is. From serene to Top Gun, it’s your choice.

In addition, Capital Warbirds offers a variety of display activities for different occasions, ranging from a fully aerobatic performance for airshows, displays for weddings or private events, and corporate affairs.

Find more information at

Tasmanian Warbird Adventures – TAS


Offering nostalgic aerobatic flights in our authentic World War II fighter trainer, the legendary Harvard (Texan), Tasmanian Warbird Adventures immerses you in the exciting world of a fighter pilot in the 1940s.

In the hands of a former Royal Air Force fighter pilot, each flight is tailor-made for the lucky passenger, so they choose how much of the aerobatics and simulated ground attacks to experience. Aerobatics include loops, barrel rolls, quarter clovers & cuban eights, and the simulated ground attacks are genuine manoeuvres as carried out by front-line fighter aircraft from World War II to this day.

TWA also offers aerobatic displays and flypasts for special public or private events.

For information, bookings or gift vouchers, contact 1300 799 501, or visit  or

AWAL members receive a 10% discount off all flight prices when booked direct.

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