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Address: 3815 W Commonwealth Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833-2850
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+1 714-525-7590
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting...

Air Combat USA, established in 1988, is the ORIGINAL civilian dog fighting school. We are the innovators of air combat training for civilians. We set the standard for program design and execution, offering a fighter pilot experience second to none. Our guest pilots fly real military fighters alongside licensed fighter pilots. All aircraft are outfitted with high-end digital multi-camera systems to capture your fighter pilot experience. You do not need a pilot’s license to be a Fighter Pilot for a Day!®

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So I bought a flight package about two years ago at a charity auction and because of elderly parent issues couldn't schedule the flight. The Air Combat folks worked with us to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
pamitchell716
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Holland, New York

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Holland, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I bought a flight package about two years ago at a charity auction and because of elderly parent issues couldn't schedule the flight. The Air Combat folks worked with us to get scheduled during a three day weekend in SoCal (I live in Buffalo). Mike (lead pilot and owner) was absolutely great. I was a WWII fighter nut as... More 

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Thank pamitchell716
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make the trip to SoCal; enjoy a bucket list item that has great views. Bought this for my son's 21st birthday; accomplished the mission in Jan 2017 and he is still talking about it. Very professional ground and flight crew. Understand something; these folks will not compromise safety to meet a scheduled appointment. It is just like booking a flight... More 

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Thank adaviation
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Iam flying since 5 years by myself on a Cessna 172. On my vacation to LA I wanted to try something new and special. Wow- What a great Experience. I did a aerobatics-ride with a marchetti. Wow- Special tanks to mike for this amazing ride. There is still a big smile on my face, when iam thinking back on this.... More 

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1 Thank harald20142017
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I have been flying with Air Combat for almost 5 years. It used to be a fantastic experience. Now it is just a nightmare. I have been dealing with Mike the new owner for the pass 4-5 months with the understanding that I would be getting a refund. I have been patient and understanding. I have been trying to be... More 

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6 Thank Megan B
Management response:

Dear Mark Baker, First of all, I would like to express my deepest sympathy to you and your wife Megan, for your disappointment with Air Combat USA. We have been struggling to recover following a series of very serious setbacks that I explained to you in detail in the text message I sent to you on November 29th. As a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My wife planned a surprise flying experience with Air Combat USA for acrobatic flying and it was off the charts and an activity to get your adrenaline going. The best part was Michael Blackstone ( Chief Pilot) let me do all the flying including the moves ( spins, loops, cuban 8's, inverted flying) pulling -1G's up to 5G's. Over all... More 

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3 Thank Sagar P
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I've flown helicopters and airplanes. Out of all aircrafts the Extra 300 blew all of them out of the water. I had so much fun. It really got me excited about flying and eventually pursuing my pilots license.

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2 Thank chrisliglobal
Hillsborough, New Jersey
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I had the opportunity to share this incredible adventure with my two sons last week in Fullerton CA. The chance to fly my own plane has been a life long dream and the people that run this company could not have made it any better. Mike Blackstone and his team were absolutely the BEST. Their attention to details, regarding our... More 

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2 Thank cosciajj58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Mike the Rocket..you're he best, we spent an incredible hour doing crazy aerobatics, loops, spins, hammerheads, inmelman, cuban 8, and flying over the bay... it was amazing and the thing is that you actually fly the plane 95% of the time... Rocket thanks bro!!!

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1 Thank cheban79
California
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1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Purchased a package at the end of May. All communication cut off and they stopped taking calls. Months later, sporadic responses about flights being postponed. Refund requests for $1395 packages are not being honored. Forced to initiate a chargeback dispute with my credit card company. Civil lawsuit is next if Air Combat dares to dispute it. Beware and do not... More 

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7 Thank john23California
Management response:

Dear John, I would like to first offer you my most sincere apology for your disappointing experience with Air Combat USA. We have been experiencing a very challenging and serious situations here, since June 16th, 2016, when I took the helm to begin the long and slow recovery process, that this company required. I had to make a very difficult... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I booked a flight for my wife's 50th birthday, it was a surprise gift. I paid $1900.00 in advance on 5/18/16 for a flight on July 31 2016 . I called air combat on Monday July 25th to confirm our appointment, that is when I spoke to mike Blackstone jr. He told me about his dad passing away and said... More 

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4 Thank Mike I
Management response:

Dear Mr. Italiano, I would first like to express my deepest sympathy to you and your wife for your disappointing experience this year with Air Combat USA, and our inability to fly with you both in New Jersey/New York as originally scheduled for your wife's 50th Birthday on July 31, 2016. As you are aware from our many conversations and... More 

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