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Fly a Helicopter in Portland
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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

McMinnville, OR

From: $225
Item #: AIR-POR-0006

Learn how to fly a helicopter from an FAA certified flight instructor near Portland!
  • FAA certified flight instructor with over 40 years experience
  • You will pilot the Robinson R-22 or R-44, the most popular instruction helicopters in the world
  • Start with a brief ground lesson before taking to the sky and taking the controls
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Oregon wine country below
  • No experience necessary!

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About this Experience

  • Learn how to fly a helicopter from an FAA certified flight instructor near Portland!
    • FAA certified flight instructor with over 40 years experience
    • You will pilot the Robinson R-22 or R-44, the most popular instruction helicopters in the world
    • Start with a brief ground lesson before taking to the sky and taking the controls
    • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Oregon wine country below
    • No experience necessary!

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  • Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sit in the pilot's seat and take the controls of a helicopter? Here is your chance to learn the basics with this fun and exhilarating helicopter flight lesson.

    Your learn to fly experience starts with a ground lesson and preflight helicopter inspection where your FAA certified flight instructor will teach you about the controls, safety, and the basic theory of helicopter flight.

    Once the preflight is complete, buckle up, prepare for takeoff, and enjoy the feeling of taking the controls of a helicopter in flight.

    From the engine start up to soaring over the heart of Oregon wine country with the Oregon Cascade mountain range to the east and the Pacific Coastal range to the west, this is an experience you'll remember for a lifetime!

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  • Essential Information

    To fly the R-22 the participant must be no taller than 6'6" and weigh no more than 220 lbs.

    To fly the R-44 the participant must weigh no more than 300 lbs. There is no height limit.

    All participants must be at least 13 years of age. No experience necessary.

    Duration

    Approximately 40 minutes of flight time. Plan on being onsite for about 2 hours to include enough time for ground school, orientation, etc.

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    Maximum Participants

    1 student per helicopter

    Spectators

    Spectators are welcome to come and watch or take pictures and view the takeoff.

    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.

    Booking Information

    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

    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. Are there any height or weight restrictions?
      Yes, for the R-22 the participant must be no taller than 6'6" and weigh no more than 220 lbs. To fly the R-44 the participant must weigh no more than 300 lbs.
    2. 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!
    3. Is there an age requirement?
      All participants must be at least 13 years of age.
    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.
    5. Can I bring a passenger?
      Only one student is allowed per helicopter. However, spectators are welcome to watch and take pictures of the takeoff and landing.

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Year-Round:
Monday through Saturday - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance.

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