When you consider the fact that a car enthusiast and an aircraft enthusiast is separated by only about a half chromosome, then Precision Exotics is the perfect answer for them both. We not only offer you the opportunity to drive the most recognizable exotic cars in the world, but we do so at the most exciting venue possible, a live airshow! We travel to airshows across the country bringing our collection of exotic vehicles to the tarmac. We offer those a chance to test their skills behind the wheel of some of the most recognizable exotic cars in the world.
The "Precision Autocross"
The Precision Autocross is a specially designed, coned track that's normally setup on the airshow grounds. It's a great way to experience every aspect of an exotic car's blistering speed, braking ability and handling prowess. After you've completed registration you'll meet your driving instructor, get a comprehensive overview of the exotic you've chosen and then take to the track for 3 laps of intense enjoyment!
Requirements to drive are you must be 18 or older with a valid driver's license. You may ride with an instructor if you prefer or if you don't meet the driving requirements. There's no age limit to ride but you must fit safely in the seat belt. No passengers allowed. These cars have only 2 seats and one must always be filled by an instructor.
Click on this link to go to and pre-purchase one of our driving experiences. You can receive 50% off by entering the discount code "4Wing" during checkout.
Top Speed: 1,000km/h
The Alphajet is a single engine, light attack jet, and advanced jet trainer. It was designed and operated by French and German companies (Dassault and Dornier) in the 1970’s as an improvement to the first generation of fighter jets. The jet was developed with patrol and light attack capabilities in mind.
Due to post-Cold War cutbacks, Germany sold off its fleet of Alphajets to civilian and international partners/governments. The Alphajets can be seen today filling both military roles (Nigeria, Belgium, and Egypt) and civilian/corporate functions (ie. Redbull).
Top Speed: 260km/h
Rotor Diameter: 14m
The Bell 412 CF Outlaw is one of the worlds most rugged and reliable twin-engine helicopters, having worked in areas like the Arctic circle all the way to the Arabian Gulf. The helicopter offers good capabilities in all environments, has good durability, and has an expansive cabin for a variety of passengers and cargo storage.
The Bell 412 is capable of numerous variations, allowing for upgrades like larger fuel capacities, night vision technology, improved performance, or glass cockpit heads up display.
Top Speed: 1,047km/hr
The B-52 is an American long-range strategic bomber, operated by NASA and the United States Air Force (USAF) since the 1950’s. It was designed and built to carry nuclear weapons during the cold war, however has only dropped conventional munitions during combat.
With a payload capacity of up to 70,000lbs of assorted munitions, it has been an effective strategic bomber within past conflicts such as Vietnam and the Gulf War. Despite the introduction of modern bombers such as the Stealth B-2 Spirit, the B-52’s performance and low operating costs have kept it in service.
Mission The C-21 is a twin turbofan-engine aircraft used for cargo and passenger airlift. The aircraft is the military version of the Lear Jet 35A business jet. In addition to providing cargo and passenger airlift, the aircraft is capable of transporting one litter or five ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations.
The turbofan engines are pod-mounted on the sides of the rear fuselage. The swept-back wings have hydraulically actuated single-slotted flaps. The aircraft has a retractable tricycle landing gear, single steerable nose gear and multiple-disc hydraulic brakes.
The C-21 can carry eight passengers and 42 cubic feet (1.26 cubic meters) of cargo. The fuel capacity of the C-21 is 931 gallons (3,537.8 liters) with refueling accomplished at ground level through each wingtip tank. The safety and operational capabilities of the C-21 are increased by the autopilot, color weather radar and tactical air navigation system, as well as high frequency, very high frequency and ultra-high frequency radios.
The aircraft has a crew of two and may be flown from either cockpit seat. It is equipped with an automatic navigation system to enhance crew efficiency. Four cathode ray tubes display essential information to the pilots.
Top Speed: ~855km/hr (mach 0.79)
Range: 9,165km (with full payload)
The C-5 Galaxy is one of the United States Air Force’s (USAF) largest operational aircraft, and among some of the largest military aircraft in the world. First operated in 1969, the C-5 acts as an intercontinental air transport with a payload of 285,000lbs. Due to its power and carrying capacity it was even considered for the role of carrying NASA space shuttles, however was beat out by the Boeing 747.
The C-5 and its variants (C-5A, B, C, M Super Galaxy) have been operational in numerous major conflicts including Vietnam, Iraq, Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. It is also commonly used in global aid missions, as well as in support of allies such as Israel during the Gulf War.
Top Speed: 416km/hr
Crew: 4 (6 for SAR)
Originally developed as a Short Takeoff and Landing (STOL) aircraft, the Buffalo is able to carry the same load as a CH-47A helicopter. Its ability to take-off and land in shorter distances than most light aircraft makes it ideal for emergency search and rescue.
Based out of 19 Wing Comox British Columbia, the CC-115 Buffalo is one of Canada’s primary fixed wing Search and Rescue aircraft. All six of these aircraft flown by the CAF are operated by 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron. The squadron is responsible for the area stretching from the Washington border to the Arctic, and from the Rocky Mountains to 1,200km into the Pacific.
Top Speed: 1,029km/hr (mach 0.84)
Although originally developed and built for civilian airliners in 1987, the five that were built were subsequently purchased and put into service by the Canadian Forces in 1992. This multi-role aircraft has numerous jobs in the CF, as 4 of the aircraft were fitted as a combination freighter, while the fifth acts as a VIP transport for government executives.
The CC-150 Polaris is able to act as a transport, medical bay, passenger aircraft, and as well as an air-to-air re-fueling aircraft for Canada’s fleet of CF-18 Hornets.
Top Speed: ~300km/hr
Known for its popularity, lifespan, and common place in aviation, the Cessna 172 has been called the most successful aircraft in history with more than 44,000 built since 1956 and still remains in production today.
The Cessna 172 is a well-known civilian utility aircraft, and this model-G from 1966 was introduced with a more defined and pointed nose cone compared to the standard model. These aircraft are popular mainly to their reliability, as well as their ability to be easily modified to fit environments (standard landing gear, snow skids, and water floats).
Top Speed: 2,223km/h (Mach 1.8)
The CF-188 Hornet is Canada’s primary high performance fighter aircraft, with its twin turbofan engines it fills the role of a multipurpose aircraft, able of both air-to-air and air-to-ground combat. Besides combat roles, the Hornet is also used for aerobatic test, aerospace testing, and training/evaluation. Due to its power and tactical capabilities the Hornet has been successful in numerous of Canada’s past military operations around the world.
The Hornet acts as a major part of our military contribution to NATO and NORAD operations, as it is able to patrol European airspace and North American borders effectively. One of the most recent operations the Hornet has been engaged in is OP REASSURANCE with NATO.
Top Speed: 222km/hr
Rotor Span: 18.9m
The CH-124 Sea king first flew into service in 1963, making it one of Canada’s longest serving aircraft, it is about to be replaced by the CH-148 Cyclone. The Sea King is a ship borne helicopter with special tasking’s based on its ability to fit securely on even the smallest of Canada’s warships.
With its capability to fly and operate effectively in day or night, the Sea King has been a huge part of Canada’s naval operations. Some of the major contributions include our Search and Rescue (SAR) operations, disaster relief, counter-narcotics, and assistance in fishery and pollution patrols.
Top Speed: 260km/hr
Rotor Diameter: 14m
The Canadian Forces variant of the B412 is a multi-role helicopter similar to the Huey family. It fits in a variety of roles including aerial firepower, reconnaissance, search and rescue, and aero-mobility tasks. The Griffon has the ability to carry up to 10 fully equipped troops, although there are 13 seats, the weight of fully equipped personnel normally weighs more than the safe rating.
The Griffon has existed in the CAF since 1995 and has taken part in nearly all operations since then. The operations with Griffon involvement include Haiti, Balkans, Afghanistan, etc.
Introduced in 1980, the CP-140 Aurora was a combination of the Lockheed P-3 Orion and the S-3 Viking. It has been highly used since its introduction, primarily for surveillance and maritime patrols/anti-submarine warfare. Its modern upgrades allow it to detect today’s stealth submarines, while also remaining able to be equipped for search and rescue missions.
Due to its numerous roles, it can be armed with weapons such as torpedoes, signal charges, smoke markers, and illumination flares. Other equipment can include sea survival kits, and Arctic SKAD units.
Top Speed: 741km/h
This single turbojet engine aircraft is a Canadian Air Force icon. It was originally used in the 1960’s to train our student pilots, however was replaced in the 2000’s by the CT-156 Harvard and the CT-155 Hawk. The aircraft is known for its aerobatic ability, being able to make steep 2G turns at 25,000ft.
The reason for the Canadair’s status as an icon is for its current use as the aircraft flown by 431 Squadron’s Snowbirds. The tutors flown by the Snowbirds are slightly upgraded, with a superior engine to enable higher performance flying at lower altitudes for better aerobatics.
Top Speed: 500km/hr
Produced by Bombardier, the Dash-8 is a series of twin-engine, medium-range, turboprop airliner. The CT-142 variant was repurposed by Bombardier for navigation training for the CAF in the late 1980’s. The large nose of the aircraft is where the radar system is housed.
The aircraft is based out of 17 Wing in Winnipeg Manitoba, allowing for the training of Air Combat System Officers (ACSO) and Airborne Electronic Sensor Operators.
Top Speed: 1,482km/h
This British single engine, jet powered trainer was first flown by the British in 1974. It is favourable due to its low cost and high training capacity. Despite its age the Hawks are still in production today with over 900 sold around the world.
The Hawk was selected for the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program due to its similarities to our front line aircraft. The aircraft comes fitted with a sophisticated glass cockpit featuring a heads up display, hands-on stick and throttle, and integrated navigation and targeting systems. Canadian Forces pilots are required to log 125 hours in the Hawk before they are eligible to start training in the CF-18 Hornet.
Top Speed: 575km/hr
The Harvard II is a single engine turboprop aircraft used for training all over the world. Based out of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, pilots going through their phase 2 and 3 training will fly the Harvard II.
The streamline design and high performance make it ideal for preparing pilots for tactical fighter jets. The Harvard II boasts an impressive climb rate of 1km per minute and can handle 2G turns while at 7,500m. It also features a fully pressurized cockpit, fully electronic flight instruments, and GPS.
Top Speed: 855km/hr
Crew: 4 (Mission crew of 13-19)
First introduced in 1977, the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) is a critical aircraft in aerial radar, its capability as an early warning detection aircraft allow it to coordinate other aircraft, redirecting them to potential targets. The AWACS is used primarily by the USAF, NATO, RAF, and the Royal Saudi Air Force.
This particular model (E-3C) was developed with an AN/APY-2 radar, as well as additional electrical upgrades and consoles, there are 10 of them worldwide. Many users of the AWACS plan to keep them in service by completing upgrades to the new model (E-3G) due to the effectiveness of the aircraft.
Top Speed: 2,665km/h (Mach2.5)
The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) F-15 Eagle was first placed into service in 1972 as the United States Air Force’s (USAF) all-weather tactical fighter aircraft. This dual-engine fighter was designed to gain and maintain air superiority. Since its entry into service, the F-15 currently holds a record of over 100 wins and no losses in combat (mainly the Israeli Air Force).
The Eagle currently operates within air forces such as the USAF, Royal Saudi Air Force, Israeli Air Force, and the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. It has flown in conflicts such as Vietnam and the Gulf War. It is only ever equipped for air combat featuring various air-to-air missiles.
Top Speed: 2,120km/hr (mach 2)
Range: 4,220km (with droptanks)
The F-16 Fighting Falcon was first developed by General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin) as an air superiority day fighter. However, it has been developed and shown to be one of the world’s best all-weather multirole aircraft. This aircraft was first built and sold to the United States Air Force (USAF), but can be found throughout many nations’ air forces, such as Turkey, Pakistan, Belgium, Netherlands, etc.
Due to the aircrafts abilities as a multirole aircraft, it can be armed with a multitude of weapons varying from rockets and bombs, to air-to-air/air-to-surface/anti-ship missiles.
Top Speed: 933km/hr
Range: 2,419km (with 150,000lbs of transfer fuel)
This transport aircraft has been in active service since 1957, acting as an aerial refuelling aircraft. It is used to re-fuel strategic bombers as well as fighters. Despite its age, the aircraft has gone under numerous avionics upgrades allowing it to keep up with the times, however it is currently set to be replaced by the KC-46 Pegasus.
This aircraft is primarily used by the United States, France, Turkey, and Singapore. It has seen action in wars such as Vietnam, and even as recent as Operation Desert Storm.
New for 2018! Private plane owners wishing to be a part of the ground static display for the 2018 Cold Lake Air Show may submit their request by clicking here. Limited spots are available and all applications will be reviewed by the Air Show Committee to select a broad range of aircraft types. The owners of the selected aircraft will receive free tickets to the Air Show. - We are no longer accepting applications.