Tours & Attractions

Sky Combat Ace

High-flying Vegas and San Diego extreme adventure Sky Combat Ace (SCA) premieres its 3rd location in beautiful Lake Tahoe, inviting mountain locals, globetrotters and thrill-seekers to grab the controls of high-performance stunt planes to experience aerial dogfights and wild aerobatic flights of non-stop spins, barrel rolls and loops high above the Sierra Nevadas.

Sky Combat Ace will debut its adrenaline-pumping aerobatic and aerial combat experiences in Lake Tahoe with its newest location at South Lake Tahoe airport. Participants will zip up their flight suits and strap into one of SCA’s Extra 330LC aerobatic stunt planes capable of pulling +/- 10 G’s and speeds of up to 250 mph. Guided by an expert SCA pilot in the backseat, adrenaline junkies are at the helm as they take the controls to live out their “Top Gun” fantasies for the ultimate immersive experience and the thrill ride of a lifetime.

SCA pilots-for-a-day will perform aerobatic maneuvers only seen in airshows over the Lake Tahoe landmarks including Emerald Bay, Squaw Valley, and Maggie’s Peak during experiences like the Top Gun package; or guests can challenge opponents to a duel and take their best smack talk 6,000 feet over the Sierra Nevada mountains while chasing adversaries through the California skies with the justly named Adrenaline Rush or the Sky Combat experience, where participants battle for air supremacy!

With packages starting at just $349, SCA Tahoe delivers something for everyone with four types of experiences, whether for a first-time flight fanatic or seasoned adrenaline enthusiast:

  • Aerobatic Flights – Star in your very own air show! You fly the plane and become wingman to one of SCA’s professional fighter pilots as you perform thrilling stunts, such as loops, rolls, spins, hammerhead stalls, tail slides and tumbles.
  • Air Combat Packages – Reenact your favorite “Maverick” or “Icebox” moment as you chase your opponent through the sky like a real fighter pilot. Feel the “need for speed” as you aim and shoot your adversary using SCA’s special effects. If your aim is good, you’ll get instantaneous feedback as smoke flows from your opponent’s plane!
  • Extreme Sightseeing Tours – Not feeling Extreme? No problem… Stay right side up and fly one of our non-aerobatic aircraft on a Discovery Flight. Watch your friends and cheer them on.
  • Combination Packages – If you want the best of all worlds, SCA will combine the most popular elements from all three flight profiles for a combination package that satisfies the most hardened adrenaline junkie!

SCA Tahoe is located at 1901 AIRPORT RD, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA 96150 and will be open from 10 am to 7 pm Friday through Monday; for more information or to book your experience, visit or call 888-494-5850. All packages include the option to purchase photos before take-off and video captured by airplane-mounted GoPros; specific packages can be found at

Sky Combat Ace is the most extreme thrill ride in the world. With flights full of non-stop spins, rolls, loops and heart-thumping action, SCA packs a ton of wild maneuvers to give you the thrill ride of a lifetime. Providing civilian aerial combat and aerobatic training at three locations in Nevada and California, SCA pairs you up with actual fighter pilots to learn the art of basic fighter maneuvering. Under the supervision of SCA’s highly trained fighter pilot instructors, you are the one at the controls, you are the one squeezing the trigger, and you get the satisfaction of scoring a hit on your opponent. SCA has something for everyone with four different types of flights including sightseeing tours and spectator flights in addition to aerobatic, aerial dogfighting. Safety is the top priority at Sky Combat Ace; SCA pilots have amassed a perfect safety record with zero accidents or incidents. All of the pilots are chosen for their experience and unique qualifications that make them the best in the business.

For more information or to book your reservation, visit, call 888-494-5850 or email

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Sky Combat Ace

1901 Airport Rd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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