Fly a Helicopter

Norwood, MA

Item #: AIR-RDI-0004
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Learn to fly a helicopter as you take the controls of a meticulously maintained Robinson R44!

  • Fly with a FAA certified and experienced flight instructor
  • Includes 30 minutes of pre-flight ground instruction and a 30-minute flight
  • Experience hovering, take-off, landing, rearward and sideways flying as you man the controls
  • Discover the unparalleled sensation of flying a helicopter!
Norwood, MA
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Daily - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Essential Information
  • All passengers must present a valid passport or driver's license
  • Combined weight limit for all 3 passengers is 550 lbs; maximum weight per seat is 300 lbs with a height limit of 6'4"
  • No bags, with the exception of cameras, will be allowed on your flight
  • Participants will be required to sign a liability release form
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled start time
Approximately 1 hour with 30 minutes of ground school and 30 minutes of flight time.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
Private one-on-one instruction with your flight instructor and up to 2 passengers.
Friends and family are encouraged to attend and can watch you prepare for your flight, take-off and land!
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What To Wear
Wear closed toe shoes (no flip-flops) and comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.
What happens if the weather is bad?

On a flight day your instructors will assess the aviation weather forecast for the conditions at 2,000 feet for the day over a 50-mile radius to determine if the flight can proceed. In the event of inclement weather, flights may be postponed or canceled in the interest of passenger safety.

What should I wear?
Sensible footwear is advised as the majority of launch locations are field sites.  Your clothing should be appropriate for the weather conditions.  The interior of the helicopter is as ward as the inside of a car.
Can I take photos?
Of course! The helicopter offers outstanding visibilty for all passengers, so you should be able to take some memorable souvenir shots/video footage.
Can I take a cell phone?
Yes, but all phones need to be switched to off prior to embarking the helicopter.
Is there an age restriction?
Not really, however it is recommended that each person is at least 12 years of age.

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 booking confirmation, no refunds will be given. Rescheduling is allowed up to 14 days prior to your experience, failure to appear on your booked date or to reschedule at least 14 days 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
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“It was a great experience. It started with in class education. The instructor explained about the controls and safety guidelines. It was bout half an hour. Then we went to the helicopter field by golf cart. He let us take pictures with the helicopter. We went through the checklist. In about 15 minutes we were in the air. We flew over Gilette Stadium. It was awesome. I wanna spend a few words for the instructor. It occurred to me that he was a very experienced instructor. He knows what he is doing. He flew the helicopter smoothly so we never had motion sickness or anything similar to that. He also keeps an eye on you and gauges how much stress you are having. He lets you enjoy the moment of flying and teaches at the same time. I would definitely fly with him in the future.”
“Flying in a helicopter has been a life long dream. I had a great time. My pilot was courteous and professional. Might do it again sometime.”
“We had such an amazing experience! Very professional and personable operation.”
Response from Cloud 9 Living
Hi Gina, it's great to hear our flight school was very professional and personable, we only partner with the best! Thanks so much for the awesome review, we love to hear that our customers had an amazing experience and hope you will return for more but until then Happy Holidays! Best, Kelsey
“Awesome. I'll be back for more!”
“I bought this as a gift for my husband and he loved it! As did I! The instructor was amazing!”
“Our instructor/pilot (Steve) was very personable, professional and reassuring. My son, 12, who was the student-pilot, was guided in a positive and patient manner. I rode along and witnessed Steve's teaching methods and observed his positive feedback. This was a great experience for all of us! ”

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