Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Auburn, WA

Item #: AIR-SEA-0005
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Overview

Learn what it takes to fly a helicopter as you take over the controls in flight with an instructor by your side!

  • Learn from FAA Certified Flight Instructors with over 30 years of experience
  • Take the controls of the most popular instruction helicopters in the world 
  • Start with a 2 hour ground lesson before taking to the sky and learning skills including straight and level flight, climbing, descending, and hovering
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Seattle landscape!
Auburn Municipal Airport - Auburn, WA
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Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 12 years of age
  • No experience necessary
  • To fly in the R-22 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 200 lbs
  • To fly in the R-44 or R-66 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs
Duration
Approximately 30 minutes of flight time with a 2 hour ground school prior to the flight. Total experience time is approximately 3 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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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.

For this experience, our partners are taking additional precautions to ensure that they help prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. They are disinfecting all surfaces both in the aircraft and in the business office. While PPE is not provided, they encourage participants to use whatever PPE makes them feel comfortable. The pilots have been encouraged to do the same. Please note, physical distancing is not viable due to the confinement of the aircraft, but our partners feel that they have taken necessary measures to help maintain a safe environment.

Are there any weight restrictions?

Yes, for the R-22 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 200 lbs. To fly in the R-44 or R-66 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs.

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!
Is there an age requirement?
Participant must be at least 12 years of age.
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.
Can I bring a passenger?
This lesson is for one student only. However, spectators are welcome to come and watch or take pictures and view the takeoff.

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 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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