Fly the L-39 jet fighter in Rouen Normandy

Enjoy a jet fighter ride on the L-39 Albatros along the coast of Normandy. Taking off from Rouen, you will fly along the cliffs, Etretat and the DDay Landing beaches. Live an extraordinary experience! Meet a passionate team and experience a breathtaking flight. Feel the sensations of fighter pilots and in the unique environment of Normandy. This is one of the best flying experience you can live.

BONUS: opt for taking control of the fighter plane in complete safety, guided by the professional instructor pilot (optional +200 euros *).

Flight times vary from 30 to 60mn – see Book your flight for prices.

L-39 fighter jet flight in Rouen Normandy – on the day

You will need to allocate a full day on site.

Meet at the airfield on the date and time set-up for you
Meeting with pilots and technicians
Testing of flight equipment (suit, anti-G pants, charlotte, helmet, boots, etc.)
Safety briefing
Briefing around the plane
Then take a seat in the cockpit, briefing on the instruments.
The engine starts. The adrenaline rises a little more. And off we go for an L-39 fighter flight.
You will be in constant contact with your pilot.

Flight plan as an example (subject to weather conditions):
circuit 30 ’: departure on the coast towards Fécamp then descent along the cliffs towards Etretat then Le Havre and back. Aerobatics on the way or on arrival
circuit 45 ’: same flight plus the landing beaches
The flight includes an aerobatic phase. Guaranteed sensations! In the back seat, your pilot in the front, feel the agility and speed of the plane.
The time has come to get back to the tarmack.
Debriefing and exchange of experience with the pilot and his team.

This flying experience in a fighter jet on the L-39 from Rouen is an incredible experience for those who love aviation and adrenaline. Want more sensations? Opt to take the controls!!!!

Take the control and fly the plane (+200 EUROS)
Feel the sensations of a fighter pilot at the controls of the L39!
Take the control stick several times for about half the duration of the flight, apart from takeoff, landing, and aerobatics.
In complete safety, in dual control, your professional instructor guides you for a maximum of sensations!
The instructor pilot reserves the right to withdraw the option depending on weather conditions and the environment (exceptional case then subject to a refund)
You hesitate to take the option of taking controls? No problem, you can decide and pay on the spot (payment by credit card or cash).

L-39 fighter jet flight in Rouen Normandy – other things to know

The pilots
All pilots are highly qualified. Some have extensive experience in aerobatics and gliding while others are also airline pilots in their daily activities. Some have been in active duty in the French Air Force.

Fighter plane: L39 Albatros
The L-39 Albatros is a military training aircraft built by the Czechoslovak firm Aero Vodochody, which succeeded the Aero L-29 Delfin as the standard training aircraft for the Warsaw Pact forces. If the end of the Soviet Union caused sales of this aircraft to fall by more than 80%, with its L-59 and L-139 derivatives, in early 2006 it remained the most common jet trainer in the world. . It has also become a popular warbird.
Version: L-39C Albatros
Engine: 1 Walter Titan Al-25TI double-flow turbojet
Power: 1 x 1720 kgp
Wing span: 9.46 m
Fuselage length: 12.13 m
Ground height: 4.77 m
Wing area: 18.8 m²
Empty weight: 3,540 kg
Maximum weight: 4,700 kg
Practical ceiling: 11,000 m
Clearable distance: 1,100 km
Maximum speed: 910 km / h
Crew: 2 members

L-39 fighter jet flight in Rouen Normandy – conditions & restrictions

Medical certificate required
To be in a good health. Do not suffer from heart problems or neurological problems
You will be asked to sign a waiver of responsibility and understanding of the risks of flying a fighter plane.
Be over 15 years old (parental authorization required for minors)
Do not weigh less than 50kg, and not more than 108kg. Height of trunk: 0.98 cm max.
Subject to favorable weather conditions. Otherwise, postponement to a later date.
Accompanying people: we welcome 4 people with you maximum

This baptism in L39 from Rouen is possible on several dates in the year.
Next dates: from Friday 11 to Monday 14 September 2020.

Rouen, Seine-Maritime, Normandy, less than 2 hours from Paris, France

L-39 fighter jet flight in Rouen Normandy -Book your flight

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