Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Broomfield, CO

Item #: AIR-DEN-0017
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Discover the unparalleled thrill of flying a helicopter when you learn to fly near Denver!
  • Fly with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Start with 30 minutes of ground instruction followed by a pre-flight briefing
  • Take to the air for approximately 40 minutes and practice skills such as straight and level flying, climbing, descending and hovering
  • Enjoy incredible views of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Denver and more!
Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport - Broomfield, CO
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Daily - 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Essential Information
  • To fly in the R-22 helicopter the student must weigh no more than 185 lbs
  • To fly in the R-44 helicopter the student cannot exceed 280 lbs
  • Valid government issued photo ID is required
  • Participants must be 16 years or older
  • Parental consent form must be signed for students under 18 years old
  • No experience necessary
Participants can expect to be at the airport for 1.5 hours with approximately 40 minutes of flight time.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is for 1 participant only.
Spectators are welcome to observe take off and landing from a viewing area located at the heliport.
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; closed toed shoes required. Loose clothing is not permitted.
What type of helicopter is used for the lesson?

Depending on the option selected, you will fly in a Robinson R-22 or a Robinson R-44 helicopter. Each of the helicopters are maintained to the highest standard, reliable and unique.

Are there any age, height or weight restrictions?

Participants must be at least 16 years of age. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent. There are no height requirements. Participants that weigh more than 185 lbs pounds must choose the Robinson R-44 flight option. Students must not exceed 280 lbs for the R-44.

What if the weather is bad?

Safety is the top priority of your flight instructor. In the event of inclement weather, you will work directly with your flight instructor to reschedule. Always contact the experience provider on the day of your flight lesson with any questions regarding weather concerns.

Do I need any experience?

No experience is necessary! This is considered an introductory flight lesson.

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 Virgin Experience Gifts.

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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