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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Philadelphia, PA

Item #: AIR-NJE-0003
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Learn to fly a helicopter under the careful guidance and supervision of a certified flight instructor!
  • FAA certified flight instructor with over 1,000 hours of flight time and an incident free safety record
  • Take the controls of a meticulously prepared Robinson R-44 helicopter
  • Includes 30 or 60 minutes of actual flight time plus pre-flight helicopter instruction and post-flight discussion with your instructor
  • No experience necessary

Northeast Philadelphia Jet Center - Philadelphia, PA

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Daily - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability
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Essential Information
  • Participants will be required to present a valid photo ID (passport or driver's license)
  • Participants must weigh less than 250 pounds
  • The maximum combined weight of all passengers may not exceed 500 pounds
Approximately 30 minutes of ground instruction followed by 30 or 60 minutes of flight time, depending on which option selected.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
1 student and up to 1 passenger depending on option selected.
Up to 1 passenger is allowed if you select the option that includes a passenger. Otherwise, spectators are welcome to come and watch or take pictures from the ground.
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 tour.
What To Wear
Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
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!
What do I need to bring?
Please bring a valid, government-issued ID with you on the day of your flight.
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. 

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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.

Customer Reviews
(14 reviews)
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“I had never done anything like flying a helicopter before, and I had an amazing time. The pilot was very nice and patient, and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hey Maryann we're so glad your first time flying a helicopter was so amazing! It's also so great to hear you enjoyed your pilot and that our flight school was able to make your experience so memorable. We hope to see you back again soon!
“Lee was my pilot and he could not have been any better. His attention to detail, his patience and clear direction were outstanding. The experience was thrilling more because of my focus on the control panel and not out of worry.”
“You all are simply the best of the best. Extraordinary in every way. Thanks for everything.”
“Great experience!”
“Marshal was a great instructor. He was very knowledgeable about the aircraft. He gave me a pre-flight briefing with just the right amount of detail. He told me what to expect and how the aircraft would react. He let me "fly" right away. He was very calm, in total control, and flew with the utmost confidence. The helicopter we flew in appeared to be either brand new or very near-new. ”
“Awesome time!! We did the "learn to fly helicopters" experience plus one passenger in NJ and would recommend it to anyone. At no time did we feel unsafe and the instructor, John, was very friendly and an excellent pilot. The time does go by fast but worth it!! ”
“Only 1 word, awesome!!!!!!”
“I'm am so thrilled I found this website. I'm looking foward to using it again. It was a experience both my boyfriend and I will never forget. I recommend it to everyone to try. The staff was extremely cool from booking the ride to the pilot. You guys are great. Thank you very much! ”
“My pilot Eric was great. He was very knowledgable of the helicopter's history and design. During the preflight check he pointed out various operating mechanics of the helicopter which I found very interesting. During pre-flight I asked about autorotation. He described how it works mechanically then suggested that we could try an auto-rotated descent if I wanted. Of course I did and on our last approach he demonstrated it. It was really cool to feel the controlled descent of autorotation. In the rest of the flight I did well handling the controls and he let me fly nearly the entire time. Awesome experience!”
“The time was too short and I will definitely do it again Thanks for the opportunity and the professionalism ”
“Great time”
“Fantastic experience. Mike, my pilot/instructor was frendly, helpful and made me feel more like a co-pilot than a student. If you ever have wanted to fly a helicopter, this is for you. I plan to do this experience again. ”
“Wonderful experience! Kyle Pope was excellent. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed. He's very educated and loves what he does!”
“Excellent pilot, friendly and knowledgeable. I have recommended this experience to friends and family already and I'll be going again next year I am sure. Awesome!”

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