F-104 FLIGHT TRAINING IS NOW AVAILABLE AT THE KENNEDY SPACE CENTER!

Under a September 2017 Letter of Deviation Authority (LODA) from the FAA, Starfighters is now able to offer F-104 flight training to qualified licensed pilots.

ENHANCE YOUR PILOT SKILLS

This limited-access training is designed to enhance confidence and flight safety through comprehensive ground training sessions and back-seat flight operations in the controlled airspace above NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

This course covers the fundamentals of flying the legendary F-104, an aircraft that made aviation history with speed and altitude records, its service as a trainer for NASA's Mercury and Apollo astronauts, and as a multi-role international military warbird. Starfighters will provide one-on-one instruction to ensure a thorough understanding of the aircraft systems, flying characteristics, and important safety issues.

Download the F-104 Training Program Booklet for all the details you need.

 

Here are the basic requirements:

  • Must have at least a private pilot's license (PPL)

  • Must have a valid flight medical

  • Must meet height and weight limitations

    • Max. Weight 245lbs (110kg)

    • Max Height 6'5" (201cm)

    • Max Chest 52" (132cm)

    • Max Waist 48" (122cm)

  • Candidate must be able to physically demonstrate a 35-40lb (15-18kg) pull

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must qualify for access badging to NASA Kennedy Space Center

  • Must sign a release-of-liability agreement

SCHEDULE YOUR TRAINING HERE

INITIAL FLIGHT TRAINING PACKAGE STARTS AT $17,900

Contact for more information about continued or custom-designed flight training, lower rates apply.

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