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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Kissimmee, FL

Item #: AIR-ORL-0016
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Overview
Discover the thrill of flying when you Learn to Fly a Helicopter near Orlando!
  • Learn from an experienced FAA Certified Flight Instructor
  • Start with a pre-flight briefing before taking control of a Robinson helicopter, one of the most popular training helicopters in the world
  • Practice skills that may include straight and level flight, climbing, descending, and hovering
  • No flying experience necessary!
Kissimmee Gateway Airport - Kissimmee, FL
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Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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    Essential Information
    • R-22 helicopters are for 1 student who must weigh no more than 200 lbs
    • R-44 helicopters are for 1 student and up to 2 passengers; the student must weigh no more than 300 lbs and the total combined weight of all passengers (student + passengers) may not exceed 600 lbs
    • Photo ID is required by all students and passengers
    • Participants must be at least 16 years old, and a parental consent form must be signed for students under 18 years old
    • No flying experience necessary
    Duration
    Participants should expect to be at the airport for anywhere between 1-2 hours, depending on the option selected.
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    Flights in the R-22 helicopter are for 1 student, flights in the R-44 helicopter are for 1 student and up to 2 passengers, pending weight restrictions.
    Spectators
    Spectators are welcome to observe take-off and landing.
    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.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to help prevent a potential spread of COVID-19. They are sanitizing and sterilizing all helicopters between flights. Additionally, they may elect to remove the pilot-side door of the helicopter to enhance airflow through the air craft. Our partners kindly ask that all participants please wear a mask and bring their own clean gloves if available. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    Do I need any flying experience?
    No flying experience is necessary. This experience is considered an introductory lesson.
    Are there any age restrictions?
    Yes, students must be at least 16 years of age. Passengers must be at least 6 years old. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent.
    What kind of helicopter will be flying?
    You'll learn how to fly in either a Robinson R-22 or R-44 helicopter, depending on the option selected. The Robinson helicopter is one of the most popular training aircraft in the world.
    What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
    It is recommended to contact your pilot on the day of your experience in you have concerns regarding weather. In the event your flight is cancelled due to weather, you will reschedule directly with your pilot.

    Returns
    Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days.  All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.

    Exchanges
    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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