L-39 jet fighter experience in Grenoble French Alps
Fly the L-39 Albatros fighter jet, taking off from Grenoble, in the French Alps, and flying through the mountains towards the south of France. Live an extraordinary experience! Meet a passionate team and experience a breathtaking flight in the Alps. Feel the sensations of fighter pilots. Adrenaline guaranteed thanks to this flight in the L39 Albatros fighter plane from Grenoble.
Are you ready to experience the thrill of flying a military aircraft? If you’re an adventure seeker, an aviation enthusiast, or simply looking for an unforgettable experience, a L-39 jet fighter flight in Grenoble should be at the top of your list. The stunning French Alps and picturesque surroundings of Grenoble will provide a breathtaking backdrop as you soar through the sky in the sleek and powerful L-39 Albatros fighter jet. With a professional pilot by your side, you’ll have the opportunity to feel the rush of adrenaline as you take part in aerobatic maneuvers, experience high G-forces, and take in the stunning scenery from a perspective few have had the chance to see. So buckle up and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime with a L-39 jet fighter experience in Grenoble!
Getting to Grenoble
IFR – runway length 3050m
Hosted by private aviation – no known domestic flights
What happens before your L-39 flight in Grenoble ?
At the time of booking, choose your flight duration:
30mn: Tour of the Vercors massif, through the La Croix Haute pass and back through the Rousset pass. You follow the relief
45mn: Arrival on the Lac du Bourget by the “dent du Chat” (magnificent!), valley of the Isère by Versoud then you join the 30′ itinerary at the level of the city of Grenoble.
60mn: idem 45′ + Rhone valley between Valence and St Rambert
For the 30-minute flight, you’ll get a tour of the Vercors massif, flying through the La Croix Haute pass and back through the Rousset pass. You’ll be able to follow the contours of the landscape, taking in the stunning mountain views from above.
If you opt for the 45-minute flight, you’ll get to see even more of the area’s natural beauty. You’ll arrive at Lac du Bourget via the “dent du Chat,” offering a breathtaking view of the lake. You’ll then fly over the valley of the Isère by Versoud before joining the 30-minute itinerary at the level of the city of Grenoble.
For those who really want to make the most of their flight time, the 60-minute flight is the ultimate choice. In addition to the itinerary of the 45-minute flight, you’ll also get to see the Rhone valley between Valence and St Rambert. This longer flight allows you to take in even more of the stunning landscapes of the region, giving you a truly unforgettable experience.
The flight plan is also determined according to the weather of the day.
Before the flight:
We will need to receive your medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of an aerial sport (idem as for a parachute jump), which can be issued by a general practitioner.
The day before the flight, be well rested and avoid alcohol.
What happens during a fighter jet flight in Grenoble?
When you arrive at the airfield, you will be welcomed by the flight team and your pilot.
Then you will follow a preparation procedure for the flight:
- Test of the flight equipment (suit, helmet).
- Briefing: General characteristics of the L39 – Technical presentation – Cockpit familiarization – Piloting technique – Flight chronology – Safety briefing – Ejection seat.
- Pre-flight visit: take a technical tour of the aircraft with the instructor.
- Briefing and safety instructions in the cockpit.
- Once installed in the plane, the pilot will start the engine and begin taxiing to the runway.
The jet fighter experience in Grenoble:
L-39 flights are generally divided into 3 phases:
- a discovery phase, with gentle evolutions to feel the sensations of the fighter plane. This can be done with some rolls or other figures, low altitude flight to feel the speed…
- a discovery flight phase, to enjoy the beauty of the landscape.
- an aerobatic phase: the pilot will look for an aerobatic axis to perform an acrobatic program with all the possible figures: loops, rolls, cuban eight… Strong sensations guaranteed!
- During the whole flight, the pilot and his passenger are in constant communication so that the passenger can share his flight experience and eventually ask for less or more evolutions, depending on his tolerance to G
The pilot always flies according to the passenger’s G-tolerance – the force of acceleration – so that the flight is as pleasant as possible, and the passenger does not get sick.
Your flight is filmed: This flight in a fighter jet in L39 is filmed – wide angle video made with a GoPro that films the passenger’s face and gives a good view of the outside.
Option – Take the controls
Experience the feeling of a fighter pilot at the controls of the L39!
Take the stick several times during about half of the flight, apart from take-off, landing and aerobatics.
In complete safety, your professional instructor guides you through the flight with dual control for maximum thrills!
The pilot instructor reserves the right to withdraw the option of taking the controls according to the weather or the environment (exceptional case for which a refund will be given).
Are you hesitating to take the option of taking the controls? No problem, you can decide and pay on site (payment by credit card or cash).
After the flight in L-39
You will have a debriefing time with the pilot, and you can also take pictures with the pilot around the plane.
You will be tired… So take the time to recover. Flying in a fighter plane is a tiring experience, especially because of the G-taking, which requires a lot of energy. So after the flight, take your time before heading back to the road, especially if you’re driving.
Other things to know about the L-39 flight in Grenoble
Two to three people can accompany you on the base, but you are of course the only one flying.
Conditions & restrictions
Not to suffer from heart problems. Not to suffer from neurological problems.
You will be asked to sign a waiver of responsibility and understanding of the risks of flying a fighter jet.
Medical certificate of no contraindication to the practice of an air sport is required.
Be over 16 years old.
Must not be more than 1.90m tall, weigh less than 50kg, and not more than 105kg.
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If not, postponement to a later date.
Our fighter pilots
The pilots are highly qualified with a cumulative total of more than 23,000 flight hours, including L-39, Rafale, Mirage 2000, F/18 Super Hornet and Super Etendard. In addition to the instruction and the flight, you will have the pleasure to share the experience of the open and passionate pilots, whose only goal is that you live an extraordinary experience!
How to book your jet fighter experience
To book your fighter jet experience, simply email us with your required flight experience.
We will send you a booking form, check your date for availibility.
If it is available, you will be booked in!
Payment will be done by sending you a payment link via our bank – CIC Bank – payment is secured, done on the server of our bank (we do not have access to your banking information).
After the admin is done, we will send you all the relevant information to prepare for the flight experience and get to the airfield.
We remain available for any question at all times!
Price of the L-39 Albatros fighter jet flight to Grenoble
All the prices are on our Booking Page. All prices in Euros.