Have you ever wondered why helicopters are the preferred method of transport of the rich and famous? Take off for adventure in the ultimate aerial hovercraft and discover the unique and addictive thrill of piloting your own helicopter.
Start your day with an expert briefing designed to give you a comprehensive foundation in the basics of helicopter flying. Then it’s time to snap on your headset and reach for the skies. From the minute the rotors start to whir above you, you’ll be smiling. The sensation of vertical take off is like nothing you’ve experienced before and you’ll be speechless as you gaze down on spectacular panoramic views with your hands at the controls of a Robinson R22.
Nothing compares to the feeling of piloting a machine that can move backwards, forwards, sideways and even hover motionless on the spot! You’ll be hooked we guarantee it!
This hands on flying lesson showcases the full spectrum of helicopter maneuvers, with you in control wherever possible. You will interact with the pilot via the headset and be able to guide the helicopter using a dual control system.
You should be in moderately good health and weigh less than 240lb to enjoy this experience.
- Introduction to your FAA qualified instructor
- Safety briefing
- Get into headphones ready to be briefed on the helicopter's controls
- Your flight starts from the time the engine turns over.
- You will receive tuition throughout your experience
- Take the controls throughout flight and carry out maneuvers under guidance
You will be given headphones so that you can hear conversations between your instructor and air traffic control, and so that you can talk with your instructor. Once in the air, you will be able to take the controls but your pilot will generally undertake the take-off and landing. The helicopter is a remarkable aircraft and will astound you with its versatility.