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ZERO-G Weightless Flight
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You dont have leave the planet to have an experience out of this world! The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly and experience no-gravity can now be yours. You are invited to experience Zero-G Weightless Flight. You can experience what its like to walk on Mars or the Moon and be weightless like you are in the Earths orbit. With Zero-G you will train with an expert flight coach, board specially modified aircraft G-Force One and experience something unforgettable.

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The Experience
This exhilarating experience is like nothing on earth. People have dreamed of flying in weightlessness for centuries and the Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) finally fulfils that dream. ZERO-G is the first and only company to develop an FAA approved zero gravity aircraft similar to that used by NASA to train Astronauts. Weightless flight (also known as parabolic flight) is achieved aboard ZERO-G's Boeing 727 aircraft named G-FORCE ONE. Weightlessness is achieved by flying G-FORCE ONE through a parabolic flight manoeuvre. Specially trained pilots fly these manoeuvres between approximately 24,000 and 34,000 feet altitude. Each parabola takes 10 miles of airspace to perform and lasts approximately one minute from start to finish. The manoeuvre is somewhat like a roller coaster in that the plane is initially pulled up to approximately 45 degrees 'nose high'.  Next the plane is 'pushed over' the top to reach the zero-gravity segment of the parabolas. For the next 25 - 30 seconds everything in the plane is weightless. At approximately 30 degrees 'nose low' a gentle pull-out is started which allows the Flyers to stabilize on the aircraft floor. Finally, the g-force is increased smoothly to about 1.8 g's until the aircraft reaches a flight altitude of 24,000 feet. The manoeuvre is then repeated.

Vital Info
Minimum age is 18 and minimum body weight is from 50kg up to 125kg maximum. Minimum height is 1.5m and maximum is 2m. Over 55s must supply a doctor's letter confirming suitability. Flyers are responsible for their own transportation to the departure city and hotel accommodation.

The Weather
Weather delays for ZERO-G flights are rare. ZERO-G expects to have no unusual weather delays. In fact, they may have better performance than the regular airlines have and the reason for this is ZERO-G's tremendous flexibility. However Zero-G reserves the right to cancel a flight before departure for reasons beyond their control such as severe weather, strikes, wars, acts of God or any other circumstances that may make flight inadvisable. In the event of a cancellation every attempt will be made to reschedule the flight within the following 48 hours.

Session Length
This is full day experience accompanied by an astronaut including 2 hours flight on G-Force One. Zero-G will attempt to do 15 parabolas.  

Numbers
Your experience will be shared with other people. The interior of the aircraft is divided into two zones. The rear area is called the Seating Zone and provides seating and FAA-required passenger provisions (emergency oxygen, escape path lighting, etc.) for up to 30 individuals. The forward section, approximately 60+ feet long, is called the Floating Zone.

Availability
Scheduled flights for individual customers once or twice every month.

Other Information
The weightlessness experienced by everyone inside the airplane is actually equivalent to the type of "free fall" you experience when sky diving. In this case however, the body of the aircraft surrounds you and protects you from the on-rushing wind. At the end of the free fall period, the aircraft also scoops you up and carries you back up to the top of the arc to begin the free fall process again. In addition to achieving zero-g or weightlessness, G-FORCE ONE can also fly a parabola designed to offer Lunar (1/6th) or Martian (1/3rd) gravity. These reduced gravity environments are also created with a modified parabola that is not quite as steep as zero gravity parabola.

Note
Prices are subject to change and will be quoted upon enquiry. Flyers are responsible for their own transportation to the departure city and hotel accommodation. Seats are non-refundable but are transferable; passengers are encouraged to purchase trip cancellation insurance. Should you like us to assist you with travel arrangements wed be happy to. 

Location:
USA (selected locations)Cape Canaveral, FL Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX)Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Ft. Lauderdale International Airport (FLL)Las Vegas, NV  McCarran International Airport (LAS)San Jose, CA - Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)



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