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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Westerly, RI

Item #: AIR-RDI-0016
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Discover new heights when you try your hand at flying a helicopter and take over the controls with an instructor by your side!

  • Learn to fly from FAA certified flight instructors during this 30-minute introductory flight lesson
  • Sit in the pilot’s seat of a Robinson R44 helicopter, one of the most popular training helicopters
  • Get hands on ground training before experiencing practical in-flight instruction
  • Take the controls and fly the helicopter yourself – no experience necessary
  • A great introduction for anyone who has considered helicopter flight training!

Westerly, RI

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Daily - 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • No experience necessary
  • Students have to bring a passport and valid ID on the day of the experience
  • Participants need to be at least 16 years old
  • Maximum weight limit per person is 300 lbs
This experience includes 15 minutes of ground lesson, with approximately 30 minutes of flight time, from engine start to engine stop.
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Maximum Participants
The lesson is available for 1 student.
This experience is for booked participants only.
Weather Dependent
This tour is subject to weather conditions. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather conditions.
What To Wear
Please wear comfortable and weather appropriate clothing. If you choose to fly with the doors off, loose items are required to be tethered to the passenger, including phones and cameras.
Are there any age or weight restrictions to participate?

Participants need to be at least 16 years old. Maximum weight is 300 lbs per seat.

Do I need experience?

No experience is necessary. This is considered an introductory flight lesson.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

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 confirmation email, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed at least 72 hours in advance. Once you are within 24 hours of the booked date, all bookings are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee or a $50.00 rescheduling fee. In the event that the experience is canceled by the experience provider due to inclement weather or maintenance issues to the aircraft, you may reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider. Failure to appear on the booked date, or reschedule within these terms will result in the loss of the value of the experience.

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