Mach II



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Aviation Challenge® Mach II is a fast-paced, military-inspired program where young leaders are tested in their knowledge of aerodynamics and teamwork.


Trainees take part in hands-on activities based on the design principles of modern air systems in flight simulators and go through air combat maneuvering training to prepare for mission scenarios. They also learn search and rescue skills to rescue a downed pilot.


  • Learn about aeronautics, propulsion and aviation history.
  • Fly in a UAV drone simulator to reinforce lessons learned at our static displays and artifacts.
  • Master aerial combat and compete to be the best of the best in Top Gun.
  • Embark on a search and rescue mission to bring a downed pilot back from behind enemy lines while communicating as a team and evading hostile forces.

Mission Control

Your connection to the Space Camp experience! Your online dashboard provides the login to your account, one-way emails to your trainee, transportation options, packing lists, roommate requests, and more! Everything you need to manage your mission is all in one place and can be accessed at any time.

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Aviation Challenge: Mach II

  • Duration: 6 days, 5 nights
  • Arrival: Sun, 12:20 - 1:30 p.m. (CT)
  • Graduation: Fri, 10 a.m. (CT)

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 43

7/14/2024 - 7/19/2024

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 44

7/21/2024 - 7/26/2024

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 45

7/28/2024 - 8/2/2024

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 46

8/4/2024 - 8/9/2024

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 47

8/11/2024 - 8/16/2024

Aviation Challenge Mach II - Expedition 48

8/18/2024 - 8/23/2024

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