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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Fishers, IN

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Discover the joys of flight as you take to the skies during this Learn to Fly a Helicopter experience in Indianapolis!

  • Fly with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Begin your experience with about 30-45 minutes of ground training
  • Take the controls and practice skills such as straight and level flying, climbing, descending and hovering during your approximately 30-minute flight
  • No experience necessary!
Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport - Fishers, IN
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Daily - 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • Students may not exceed 215 lbs to fly in the R-22 (Lesson for Student Only)
  • Individuals in the R-44 must weigh no more than 270 lbs with a combined weight of 540 lbs (Lesson for Student+ Up To 2 Passengers)
  • Students exceeding 215 lbs must book the "Lesson for Student + Up To 2 Passengers" due to weight requirements
  • A valid government issued ID is required
  • Participants must be 14 years or older to fly the helicopter, passengers must be at least 4 years old with adult supervision
  • A parental consent form must be signed for anyone under 18 years old
  • No flying experience is necessary
Plan to be at the airport for about 90 minutes with approximately 30 minutes of flight and 30-45 minutes of ground school.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
The maximum number of participants is dependent on the option selected, and weight restrictions. One pilot and one student will be in the R-22 helicopter. One pilot, one student and up to two passengers (pending weight restrictions) are allowed in the R-44 helicopter.
This experience is for the booked participants only.
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. Loose clothing is not permitted.
Do I need previous flight experience?

No! This introductory flight lesson is perfect for first timers!

Is there a minimum age requirement for this flight lesson?
Yes. Students must be at least 14 years old with parental consent to fly. Passengers must be at least 4 years old with an accompanying parent as a passenger.
What happens in the case of bad weather?
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider directly if you have any concerns regarding weather. If the provider needs to cancel your flight due to inclement weather, they will contact you at least 2 hours prior to your scheduled flight time.
What helicopter will I be in?

For the 1 student option you will be in the R22, a 2-seater helicopter commonly used for training. If you would like to bring friends or if you are over the 215 lbs weight limit you will be in the R44 helicopter, a 4 seater. 

Is there a weight limit?

Yes, the student must weigh less than 215 lbs in the R22 or 270 lbs in the R44 with a combined weight limit of 540 lbs for all 3 participants. 

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Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 72 hours prior to your experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel/reschedule at least 72 hours prior 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 at no cost.

Customer Reviews
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“This was a fantastic experience to actually fly a helicopter!!! It was thrilling. My best birthday gift ever! The only down side was that the warmup of the heliocopter was included in the 30 min of flight time.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Wow, Susan, please thank the amazing gift giver for us that got you your best birthday gift ever! You are correct that the warm up is included in your flight time - it is from engine start to engine stop. But, if you think about it, preparing for take off is one of the most important steps, and the first step, to learning how to fly a helicopter, and you can now say you've done that! We are so happy to hear you had such a fantastic and thrilling experience overall! I hope you have a wonderful weekend! Kindest, Kelsey
“It was an awesome experience.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Thanks for the great review, Aye! So glad you had an awesome experience and hope you have an awesome rest of your week! Kindly, Kelsey
“This was definitely one of the top three experiences of my lifetime.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi George, I'm so thrilled to hear you had such a great time learning how to fly a helicopter and that it made your top 3 experiences of a lifetime nonetheless! Hope to see you back soon for some more experiences of a lifetime. Cheers, Kelsey
“It was one of my most amazing experiences. I would definitely do it again.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hey Tochi thanks for the awesome review and we're glad you had such an amazing experience and hope you do come back to do it again or at least try out one of our other great experiences!
“Tanner was our instructor, he was great. The only downside was there was overcast, which prevented us from going more than 500 ft up, as well as we had to stay close to the airport. Looked forward to flying over our house, which we couldn't do.”
“very good instructor and I had a great time.”

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