Nintendo Announces Fly Like Fox Contest

Nintendo is giving its fans the chance to ‘Fly Like Fox’ with the launch of Star Fox 64 3D and its Fly Like Fox Contest!

To enter, fans can simply fly over to the Nintendo 3DS Facebook page and click on the Star Fox 64 3D contest tab.

One lucky Star Fox fan and a wingman of their choice will win a real-life fighter-pilot experience at Air Combat USA in Fullerton, California!

Just like Fox McCloud and his team in the classic remake for Nintendo 3DS, the winner and a friend will experience the thrill and excitement of flying a light attack fighter in air-to-air combat.

After a briefing by an Air Combat USA Pilot in the basics of tactical fighter maneuvers, they will engage in multiple g-pulling dogfights, experiencing the fierce aerial combat of the game in real life! The flight experience will be recorded and there will be a post-flight debriefing session.

Contest Details:

Open only to residents of the Canada (excluding Quebec) and the U.S. who are over the age of 14.

The contest starts on August 15, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. PT and ends on November 7, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. PT

One winner from Canada and one winner from the United States will each receive a grand prize trip package consisting of a “Basic Air Combat Maneuvers for 2” aerial combat lesson for the winner and their guest at Air Combat USA, a video of the flight experience, two nights’ accommodations in Fullerton, California, two round-trip airplane tickets, and $500 spending money.

ARV of the Trip: $5,800 CAD.

Full contest details are available on the contest’s site. For more information about Air Combat USA.