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Our Aircraft Fleet

Red Baron Sydney Alpha 160A


160A is the new version of the classic Robin 2160 which ceased production almost a decade ago. The Alpha 160A is a low wing monoplane, with two seats and a big bubble canopy providing exceptional all round visibility. It has an excellent power to weight ratio and the crisp handling of a sports car. The Alpha 160A is powered by a 160HP engine, cruises at 120kts and climbs at 1100 ft/min. It is capable of all standard aerobatic manoeuvres and is the most utilised spin training aircraft in Australia. It is without a doubt the best basic and aerobatic training aircraft in Australia. Red Baron acquired brand new Alpha 160A aircraft between 2007 and 2009 and is used in our Recreational Pilots Licence (RPL), Private Pilot Licence (PPL), Basic Aerobatics and Upset Recovery Training.

Engine: Lycoming 0-320-D2A (160hp)
Top Seed: 178kts
Cruise Speed: 120kts
Geforce Limits: +6.0g / -3.0g



The Pitts Special S2A was designed by Curtis Pitts in 1949 and has been a favourite for both competition and sport pilots ever since. The Pitts is rated fully aerobatic with structural limits of +6G and -3G and is the aircraft of choice for many national and international, top ranked aerobatic pilots. The Pitts is available for advanced aerobatic and competition training for those pilots who have previous aerobatic experience as well as for adventure flights.

Engine: Lycoming AE10-360-ALA (200hp)
Top Speed: 184Kts
Cruise Speed: 123kts
Geforce Limits: +6.0g / -5.0g



The Extra 200 is a high performance aerobatic aircraft designed by Walter Extra and manufactured by Extra Flugzeugbau In Germany. It has a top speed of 217 knots and can sustain up to, an impressive figure of 10g’s of positive and up to negative 10g negative geforce. Red Baron uses this aircraft for adventure flights, advanced aerobatic flight training as well as competition and aerial display flying.

Engine: Lycoming AEIO-360-A1E (200hp)
Top Speed: 217kts
Cruise Speed: 150kts
Geforce Limits: +10.0g / -10.0g

Red Baron Sydney EXTRA 300


The Extra 300 is a single-engine one or two-seat aerobatic aircraft produced by the German manufacturer Extra Flugzeugbau. The Extra 300 is a larger, higher powered development of the extra 200. A powerful 300 horsepower engine brings the cruise speed up to 165kts and allows the pilot to perform more extreme manoeuvres. Red Baron uses the Extra 300 for flight training as well as competition and aerobatic displays. Once a pilot master’s the Extra 200 the Extra 300 is a perfect stepping stone before progressing the the even larger Extra 330LX.  

Engine: Lycoming AEIO-540-L1B5 (300hp)
Top Speed: 220kts
Cruise Speed: 165 kts
Geforce Limits: +10.0g / -10.0g 

Red Baron Sydney EXTRA 330LX

330LX (IXN)

The Extra 330LX is the highest performance aircraft that Red Baron operates and one of the most advanced aerobatic aircraft in the world. It is a two seat, tandem arrangement low wing monoplane with conventional (taildragger) landing gear. Extra 330LX's have been the aircraft of choice in several Red Bull Air Races including the 2016 and 2017 Challenger Cup where eight identical Extra 330LX’s where competed in by some of the worlds best pilots. Red Baron competes in the the Extra 330LX in local, state and national competitions as well as performing aerial displays and formation flights. We also use it for advanced aerobatic flight training and the most extreme adventure flights.

Engine: Lycoming AEIO-580-B1A (315hp)
Top Speed: 220kts
Cruise speed: 170kts
Geforce Limits: +10.0g / -10.0g

Red Baron Sydney Cessna 172RG


The Cessna 172RG  is a four-seat, single engine, high wing aircraft made by the Cessna Aircraft Company. The 172 RG features a retractable undercarriage as well as a constant speed propeller unit. This makes it great for commercial pilot training as well as our aircraft of choice for non aerobatic harbour flights.

Engine: Lycoming O-360 (180hp)
Top Speed: 164kts
Cruise Speed: 130kts 

Red Baron Sydney Maul M& Super Rocket


The maul is a legendary aircraft known for its short take off and landing capabilities and all round ruggedness. With a high performance, 6 cylinder, 235hp engine the Maul has a high power to weight ration and is also perfect for towing aerial banners. In conjunction with Red Baron the Maul is used by Flyby adds for aerial banner towing. The Maul is also used for tailwheel training and for getting into remote locations that other aircraft couldn't

Engine:  Lycoming IO-540 (235hp)
Top Speed: 158kts
Cruise Speed: 130kts

Red Baron Sydney Alpha 160A

American Champion SUPER Decathlon (8KCAB)

The American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon is a two-seat fixed conventional gear (tailwheel) light airplane designed for Aerobatics and flight training. The Decathlon entered production in the United States in 1970 as a more powerful and stronger complement to the American Champion Citabria line of aircraft.

As Super Decathlon was designed with aerobatics in mind it features several features that make it excel. Some of these include fuel injection, a symmetrical airfoil and inverted oil and fuel system’s. These features make the aircraft the perfect stepping stone from our Alpha 160A’s to more complex tailwheel aircraft like the Pitts S2A and the Extra 200.

Red Baron uses our immaculate 2002 8KCAB Super Decathlon (VH-LXV) as an intermediate aerobatics trainer as well as a tailwheel trainer.

Engine: Textron Lycoming AEIO-360-H1B
Top Seed: 175kts
Cruise Speed: 123kts
Geforce Limits: +6.0g / -5.0g




The Beechcraft Model 76 Duchess is an American built 4 seat, twin-engined monoplane with retractable tricycle landing gear and a T-tail. It was designed as an economical twin-engine trainer and to compete with other similar sized twins.


Red Baron’s Duchess, registration VH-RJS is equipped with top of the line award-winning Aspen Evolution 1000 series Primary Flight Displays (PFDs) Pro which deliver exceptionally easy-to-use, advanced glass panel. This is coupled with Garmin GTN 750 touch screen GPS/NAV/COM which makes it possible to view an entire chart (Jeppessen departure and approach charts, aerodrome charts etc) on the screen. The GTN 750 makes flight planning easy with access to IFR charts and offers graphical flight planning capability.

Engine: 2x Textron Lycoming O-360-A1G6D
Top Speed: 194kts
Cruise Speed: 155kts

RJS is not available for initial training, twin engine endorsements or flying circuits.