Flight day


Aviation plant "Sokol" is one of the oldest aircraft manufacturing companies in Russia. 80 years of experience in the creation, production, realization, repairs and service of military and civil aircraft gives it the reputation of one of the most authoritative aviation plants in the world.

Over the last years “Sokol” aviation plant was specialized in “MiG” fighters manufacturing. Among them were the world’s famous MiG-21, MiG-25, MiG-29UB and the MiG-31. You will have the unique opportunity to see everything with your own eyes and have an excursion in the legendary aviation plant "Sokol" on your flying day!

The plant "Sokol" is considered as a sensitive site, so documents required for visiting the air plant should be issued in advance, and a copy of your passport is also required. Important! The duration for conducting an invitation varies with the nationality of the guest. For a citizen of Russian Federation, the organization process will take 7-10 days, if you are a citizen of foreign country the organization process will take 65 days.

After authorizing all documents, just before the day of the flight, in the evening time you will arrive by train or a car to Nizhny Novgorod. And now we will inform you about the time Schedule of your flight day:

09:00 – 09:30 - a representative of our company will meet you in the lobby of the hotel (or any other location that you shall specify in advance) and a comfortable car will take you to the airbase "Sokol";

09:30 - 9:45 - arrival to the airbase "Sokol", the passage control at the entrance of the plant. It is necessary to have a passport with you. The usage of any video or audio equipment is strictly prohibited. We suggest you to book an additional package of photos and video as a memory of your flight day with our company's employees.

9:45 – 10:30 – a visit to the Museum of the aircraft plant "Sokol". The museum is located at the plant, so the visit to the museum is available only to our flight guests, because “Sokol” is a modal facility.

10:30 - 11:00 - transfer to the flight complex plant "Sokol". Meeting with the pilot and briefing for the mission.

11:00 - 11:15 - preflight medical check and discussion with our doctor, which includes the measuring of the client’s pressure and the verification of the general health conditions of the guest. Preliminary medical passage is not required.

11:15 - 11:30 – trying out and training with the flight equipment. For the flight into the stratosphere to a higher altitude, you'll wear a special pressure suit (WCC). To perform an aerobatics flight you will require a Reloading suit (AUC).

Then you go through a complex of Exercises, and get some experience using the flight helmet ZS-7 and an oxygen mask KM.

11:30 - 12:00 – training exercises of rescue and bailout.

12:00 - 12:30 – you will be transferred by a car to the runway, where the MiG 29 Jet Fighter is located. There you will take part in training exercises on the MiG-29 design features, as well as the training in the cockpit of a fighter, introduction to the radio and the dashboard. After the end of training procedure the "Lantern" of the MiG-29 UB will be closed and a complex of checks of the aircraft will be done, before the flight begins.

Now you are ready for the MiG29 Flight!

12:30 – your dream becomes reality! The flight will be carried out depending on the chosen program. You will spend 25 to 45 minutes in the air and you will get to feel the MiG-29 power exactly after takeoff. We guarantee enjoyable atmosphere of growing speed. Are you READY FOR THE AEROBATIC EXPERIENCE?! Come on! First of all, your pilot will test your tolerance for small values of overload and according to your request will gradually increase the overload. You will choose the overload level by yourself, because you will have a permanent radio communication available with the pilot of the aircraft. Moreover, in the second part of the flight, there will be an air show with you on board!. "Turns", "loop", "inverted flight" "knife", "barrels", "bell", and many other aerobatics will be performed by the MiG-29 super jet.  The figures that you prefer the most will be performed again on your request. With your choice of a supersonic flight program, you will definitely overcome the supersonic barrier at a speed of 1.1 - 2.0 M. In the final part of the program, the jet will be going at a midget height (15-20 meters) above the runway.

If you have selected the “Edge of Space” and Aerobatic experience program you will reach the altitude of 18-19 km and you will see the dark sky - it is the boundary between the Earth and space, and in that moment you will realize how far you are from our Planet!!!

13:30 - 13:45 – landing. After the airplane’s lantern is opened, you will realize that you had gone on a unique mission with the famous MiG-29! Photos and video with the aircraft are going to be made for you to keep as a reminder of an amazing flight experience.

13:45 – 14.30 – you will return back to the plant complex by vehicle, (and will be given some time for showering (individual towels and slippers are provided) and changing clothes.

After that, we will start the Ceremony of a flight Certificate presentation which includes all of the detailed information about your MiG 29 flight. For those who have their own logbook, if you wish to make an official record, signed and sealed by the LIC of the aircraft plant "Sokol" about the MiG-29 UB flight, we can provide that service.

14:30 - 14:45 - departure from the aircraft plant "Sokol". The representative of our company will accompany you in a comfortable transport to the hotel.

Sightseeing tour in Nizhny Novgorod will be available on your request.

We guarantee that this flight day will remain in your memory for a lifetime!

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  1. Aerobatics in MiG-29
  2. "Edge of Space" flight in MiG-29
  3. Prices of MiG 29 flights
  4. MiG-29 Flight day in airbase
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