Your fighter pilot experience in Switzerland begins as you meet your Swiss air force fighter pilot at the airport in Sion, in the Swiss Alps. This highly experience fighter pilot will be your wing man for the day. You will undertake a comprehensive briefing and discuss the flight programme as well as go through the controls and charecteristic of the Hawker Hunter fighter jet in the briefing room, here your Swiss fighter pilot will familiarise you with what to expect once in the cockpit. Select from a relaxed briefing or alternatively, you can select to undergo the fully loaded Air Force programme giving you a more dramatic build up to the fighter jet flight in Switzerland. Your briefing will also consist of all the required safety aspects of flying a Hawker Hunter fighter jet you will get to understand the safety equipment and procedures before being fitted with your flight helmet and and flight suit.
Whilst you have been in your Hunter fighter jet briefing, there have been a team of highly skilled technicians preparing the Hawker Hunter ready for your fighter jet experience in Switzerland. You will then settle into the cockpit of the Hunter fighter jet and the ground crew will be at hand to make any adjustments required to your restraints. Once you are in the aircraft the Swiss air force fighter pilot will go through the controls with you again as well as the safety points as now you are in the Hunter you will realise it is an impressive machine. Intercom tests will carried out and you will obtain clearance from the control tower for takeoff. Then is a brief look at the runway as the Hunter speeds down it and before you know it you are thousands of feet in the air taking part in several combat manoeuvres. Typical manoeuvres you will experiece during your fighter jet flight in the Swiss Alps include rolls, loops, extreme low passes, split-S, dives, tail-chase, steep ascent and immelmann. Your actual fighter jet flight in Swizerland will last an exhilerating 25 mintues and once you've completed your flight, you will de-breif, take a photo with the Hawker Hunter fighter jet and your fighter jet pilot before receiving your flight certificate and oenjoying a well earned drink.