Cape Town Jets
Fly Ex-Combat Supersonic
Buccaneer, Hawker Hunter, English Electric Lightning
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HEAVY METAL JETS
Mike Beachy Head didn't have room for a dozen or
so fighter jets in his garage, so he built Thunder City. Located
adjacent to Cape Town International, Thunder City is home of the
world's largest private jet squadron and the only civilian operator
to offer supersonic flights in former military jets.
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James Pengelly dreamed of flying the English Electric
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Thunder City is also the home of National Test Pilot
School South Africa, an affiliate of the well known National Test
Pilot School based in Mojave, California. Test pilots and flight
engineers from around the world travel to South Africa to train
in these incredible Cape Town Jets. You can too!
Make your dream of extreme
flying come true!
Theres only one place in the world where you
can strap yourself into a Mach 2 English Electric Lightning and
climb 60,000 feet closer to heaven in just over a minute...
A place where you can scream out over the Atlantic at 650 mph
in a Buccaneer and take a g-pulling and breath-stealing aerobatic
flight in a Hawker Hunter.
And it happens to be one of the world's most beautiful
cities...Incredible Cape Town!
Cape Town offers incredible flying adventures surrounded
by amazing scenery:
- Go vertical in the Lightning.
- Fly low in the Buccaneer.
- Perform aerobatics in the Hawker Hunter.
- Do it all while flying through the mountains or along the
You dont have to
be a pilot to fly a supersonic Cape Town Jet.
The Lightning and Hawker feature dual controls and side-by-side
seating. In the Buccaneer, the seating is tandem and only the
pilot has controls. Youll be actively involved in the flight
playing the role of navigator.
See Cape Town by Jet Fighter!