Learn to Fly a Helicopter
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Ever dreamed of what it is like to fly a helicopter? Here is your chance to learn to fly a helicopter in Philadelphia under the guidance of a certified flight instructor!Full Description>
- FAA certified flight instructor with over 1,000 hours of flight time and an incident-free safety record
- Enjoy a hands-on flight lesson and take the controls of a Robinson R44 helicopter
- Includes 30 or 60 minutes of actual flight time plus pre-flight helicopter instruction and post-flight discussion with your instructor
- No experience necessary
Have you always dreamed of taking the controls of a helicopter and soaring toward the sky? Here is your chance to learn the basics of how to fly a helicopter with this exhilarating experience in Philadelphia!
Learn from and fly with an FAA certified flight instructor with great experience and a incident-free safety record. You'll begin by learning basic safety items and helicopter operation and controls. Next, it's time to climb aboard and fly.
During the flight you'll have the opportunity to try straight and level flight, control the vertical climb/drop of the helicopter, and will even get the chance to try hovering a few feet above the ground.
So prepare to experience the unparalleled sensation of taking the controls of an airborne helicopter!
- Participants will be required to present a valid photo ID on the day of the experience (passport or driver's license)
- Participants must weigh less than 250 pounds
- The maximum combined weight of all passengers may not exceed 500 pounds
DurationApproximately 30 minutes of ground instruction followed by 30 or 60 minutes of flight time, depending on option selected.
Maximum Participants1 student and up to 1 passengers depending on option selected.
SpectatorsSpectators are welcome to take photos at the airport and view the take-off and landing.
Weather DependentThis experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of inclement weather you will reschedule this experience with your pilot.
What To WearWear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
Booking InformationFor this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 7-14 days in advance.
Cancellation PolicyPrior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. 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. In the event your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.
Are there any weight restrictions?
Participants must weigh less than 250 pounds and the maximum combined weight of all participants may not exceed 500 pounds.
Do I need experience?
No experience is necessary. This flight is considered an introductory flight and is meant to be fun and exciting for everyone!
What do I need to bring?
Please bring a valid, government-issued ID with you on the day of your flight.
What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
It is recommended to contact the pilot on the day of the 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.
Can I bring a passenger?
This is for 1 student and 1 passenger depending on option selected.
- Are there any weight restrictions?