Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Long Beach, CA

Item #: AIR-OCN-0028
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Overview
Discover the unparalleled thrill of flying with this unique simulator and helicopter flight training combination experience near Orange County!
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor coaches you through approximately 15 minutes of ground instruction, 15 minutes of helicopter simulator time and up to 20 minutes of flight time
  • Fly in a Robinson helicopter and practice skills such as straight and level flying, climbing, descending and hovering
  • Enjoy views of beautiful downtown Long Beach and the Pacific Ocean while you fly a helicopter!
Long Beach Airport - Long Beach, CA
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Year-Round:
Daily - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • To fly in the R-22 helicopter the student must weigh no more than 225 lbs
  • Flights for 1 student and up to 2 passengers will take place in an R-44 helicopter where the maximum weight per seat is 300 lbs and total maximum weight is 580 lbs
  • Valid government issued photo ID is required
  • Students must be at least 16 years old
  • The parental consent form must be signed for students under 18 years old
  • Please note that if any combined passenger weights are over 30 lbs more than stated at the time of booking a $30 charge will be incurred
  • Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price
Duration
You will have a 15-20 minute ground school session, approximately 15 minutes of simulator time and the introductory flight where you will take control of the helicopter will last 15-20 minutes.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
The maximum number of participants varies based on the option selected. The R-22 option is for 1 student only, the R-44 option is for 1 student and up to 2 passengers, pending weight restrictions.
Spectators
Spectators are welcome to observe takeoff and landing from a viewing area located at the heliport.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather, your pilot will work with you to reschedule your experience.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions; flat rubber-soled shoes are recommended. Loose clothing is not permitted.

For this experience, our partners are taking additional measure to help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are sanitizing all common surfaces, and taking the temperature of anyone entering their facility. Their flights are all private, so only members of the participant's party, along with the pilot, will be in the aircraft. our partners kindly ask that all guests please bring and wear their own face mask. Participants without a mask will not be permitted to fly.

What if the weather is bad?
Safety is the top priority. In the event of inclement weather, you will work directly with your pilot to reschedule. Always contact the experience provider on the day of your experience with any questions regarding weather conditions.
Do I need any experience?
No experience is necessary! You will have a 15-20 minute ground school session, approximately 15 minutes of simulator time and the introductory flight where you will take control of the helicopter will last 15-20 minutes.
What are the weight restrictions?

For the 1 student option, participants must weigh no more than 225 lbs. Flights for 1 student and up to 2 passengers will take place in an R-44 helicopter where the maximum weight per seat is 300 lbs and total maximum weight is 580 lbs.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

Exchanges
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Cloud 9 Living.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 72 hours prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price. In the event, your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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