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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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    Essential Information
    • Individuals in the R-44 must weigh no more than 270 lbs with a combined weight of less than 564 lbs (Lesson for Student+ Up To 2 Passengers)
    • 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
    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.

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