Best area to practice F-18 low level

Hi everyone,

I’m looking for a location where I can practice low and fast manoeuvres in the F-18. Ideally I want it quite challenging.

Many thanks

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Try VNLK, you can fly around between the Himalayas.

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South Lake Tahoe, Utah. They filmed top gun there.

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The Mach loop in Wales!


The highlands of Scotland have some epic low level routes

I find following the Kern River in Southern Sierra Nevada Mountain range quite a challenge. You can start at L05 (Kern Valley Airport) or something like China Lake or Leemore and fly over as low as possible. If I recall, me, @callaa, and @Pingu crashed like 4 times attempting to fly it at 600kts 🫑


Star Wars Canyon at the Grand Canyon

It’s got some tight turns, bit challenging

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You and pingu were the ones crashing all the time πŸ’€ πŸ’€ πŸ’€ πŸ’€
I crashed only once or twice

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Caucasus mountains, endless valleys! :)
This is also an area used as a map on DCS.

Mach loop.

Banff has been my favorite so far

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