Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Waterford, MI

Item #: AIR-DET-0007
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Overview

Have you always wanted to fly a helicopter? This is your opportunity to experience the thrill of a lifetime!

  • Highly experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructor with thousands of hours of flight time
  • Take the controls of the most popular instruction helicopters in the world
  • Learn the basics of flight control, instrumentation, start-up, take-off procedures and more
  • Get ready for the experience of a lifetime! You are about to fly a helicopter!
Oakland County Airport, Waterford, MI
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Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • To fly in the R-22 helicopter the participant must weigh no more than 215 lbs and be a maximum of 6'2"
  • To fly in the R-44 helicopter the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs and be a maximum of 6'2"
Duration
Approximately 1 hour of flight time
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
1 per helicopter
Spectators
Allowed, friends and family are encouraged to come watch! They might not be able to see the entire flight but can see the takeoff and landing.
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.
Is there a height or weight restriction?

To fly in the R-22 helicopter the participant must weigh no more than 215 lbs, and to fly in the R-44 helicopter the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs. All participants must also be under 6'2". 

Can I bring a passenger?
No, only one person per helicopter.
Do I need previous experience?

No, this hands-on lesson is designed for beginners.

Is there heating in the helicopter?

Yes, the helicopters have heating.

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.

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 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. 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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