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Learn to Fly a Helicopter in Chicago
  • Learn to Fly a Helicopter in Chicago
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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Schaumburg, IL

From: $375

Learn to fly a helicopter as you take the controls of an extremely maneuverable OH-6A helicopter.
  • Fly with an experienced FAA-certified flight instructor
  • You'll get an introduction into the operation of a helicopter and the theory of flight, and actually take the controls of the helicopter
  • Bring along a friend to ride as a passenger and share the experience
  • Experience the unparalleled sensation of flight as you take the controls of a helicopter
  • No experience necessary

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About this Experience

  • Learn to fly a helicopter as you take the controls of an extremely maneuverable OH-6A helicopter.
    • Fly with an experienced FAA-certified flight instructor
    • You'll get an introduction into the operation of a helicopter and the theory of flight, and actually take the controls of the helicopter
    • Bring along a friend to ride as a passenger and share the experience
    • Experience the unparalleled sensation of flight as you take the controls of a helicopter
    • No experience necessary

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  • Have you always dreamed of taking the controls of a helicopter and soaring upward toward the sky? Now is your chance to learn the basics of flying a helicopter with this fun and exhilarating experience.

    Take the controls of a meticulously maintained OH-6A helicopter. This helicopter was originally designed for use as a military scout during the Vietnam War to meet the U.S. Army's need for an extremely maneuverable observation helicopter. This design makes it ideal for learning and sight-seeing.

    After your introduction to helicopter operations and the theory of flight, it's time to climb aboard and fly! You'll take controls of the helicopter and experience the sensation of flying. You can also bring along a passenger to ride as a passenger and share the experience with you.

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  • Essential Information

    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Small camera bags and purses are permitted at the discretion of the pilot and are subject to search
    • Individual participant weight cannot exceed 280 lbs
    • Combined participant weight cannot exceed 750 lbs

    Duration

    Flight time varies from 30, 45, to 60 minutes depending on the option selected.

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    Maximum Participants

    The student may bring along 1 passenger.

    Spectators

    Spectators are not allowed, beyond the 1 passenger the student may choose to bring along for the flight.

    Weather Dependent

    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.

    What To Wear

    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7 days in advance.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final. In the event your experience is canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

    Experience ID

    AIR-CHI-0017

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    1. Is there an age requirement?
      Yes, participants must be at least 18 years of age.
    2. Can I bring a passenger?
      Yes, the student can bring along one passenger.
    3. Do I need previous experience?
      No, this hands on lesson is designed for beginners.
    4. What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
      We always recommend contacting your pilot on the day of your experience if you have any concerns regarding weather. In the event your flight is cancelled due to weather you can reschedule directly with your pilot.

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Year-Round:
Daily - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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Schaumburg Regional Airport -Schaumburg, IL

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