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Fly a Helicopter in Pittsburgh
  • Fly a Helicopter in Pittsburgh
  • Learn to Fly a Helicopter
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  • Helicopter Training in Pittsburgh

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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Zelienople, PA

From: $325
Item #: AIR-PIT-0007

Discover the thrill of flying when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter near Pittsburgh!

  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor teaches you the basics of flying and lets you take control of the aircraft
  • Fly in a uniquely designed Robinson R44 - one of the most popular flight training helicopters in the world
  • Learn flying skills that may include climbing, descending, and hovering
  • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Pennsylvania landscape!

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About this Experience

  • Discover the thrill of flying when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter near Pittsburgh!

    • FAA Certified Flight Instructor teaches you the basics of flying and lets you take control of the aircraft
    • Fly in a uniquely designed Robinson R44 - one of the most popular flight training helicopters in the world
    • Learn flying skills that may include climbing, descending, and hovering
    • Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Pennsylvania landscape!

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  • Experience the unparalleled thrill of flying when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter in Pittsburgh!

    This unique experience will begin with a meet and greet with your friendly pilot, an FAA certified and experienced flight instructor.

    After a brief ground school, you'll prepare for take-off with a pre-flight safety check of the helicopter. Next, it's time to climb aboard and get ready to fly!

    Once airborne at a safe altitude, your instructor will allow you to take over the controls. You'll have the opportunity to try straight and level flight, climbs, turns and descents!

    Enjoy beautiful views of the Pennsylvania landscape. With the expertise and help from an experienced instructor, you'll discover what it's like to soar when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter!

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  • Essential Information

    • Maximum weight limit for flights in the R-44 helicopter is 285 lbs per passenger or 540 lbs combined
    • Please bring a government issued ID with you on your scheduled date
    • No experience necessary
    • Participants must be 16 years of age or older, and parental consent is required for anyone under the age of 18
    • A headset will be provided
    • Helicopter is equipped with a heater for tours during the winter months

    Duration

    Approximately 30 or 60 minutes of flight time depending on the option selected. Total experience time is about 30 minutes longer than the flight time selected.

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    Maximum Participants

    For flights in the R-44 helicopter, the student may bring 1 additional passenger if the option is selected, but the total weight of the student plus passenger cannot exceed 540 lbs, and each individual must weigh no more than 285 lbs.

    Spectators

    Spectators are welcome to watch the take-off and landing from the viewing area at the airport.

    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.

    Rescheduling & Cancellations

    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 canceled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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    1. Do I need experience?
      No experience is necessary!
    2. What kind of helicopter is used for this flight lesson?

      You will learn to fly in a Robinson R44 helicopter.

    3. Can I take someone up in the air with me?

      If the option is selected, a passenger may come along with you, pending weight restrictions. Individual weights in the Robinson R-44 may not exceed 285 lbs and the combined weights may not exceed 540 lbs.

    4. Are there any age or weight restrictions?

      All participants must be 16 years of age or older. Participants under the age of 18 will need parental consent prior to the experience. Maximum weight limits for all flights in the R44 is 285 lbs per passenger and 540 lbs combined. Maximum weight limit for all flights in the Enstrom is 295 lbs for one student.

    5. What do I need to bring with me?
      Please bring a government issued ID with you to the airport.
    6. 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:
Monday through Friday - 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Saturday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Zelienople Municipal Airport - Zelienople, PA

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