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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

LAS VEGAS, NV

 

Item #: AIR-VEG-0017
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Overview

Learn to fly a helicopter under the careful guidance and supervision of a certified flight instructor!

  • Learn from a FAA certified flight instructor
  • ​Includes ground instruction followed by actual flight time over beautiful Las Vegas and the surrounding mountains
  • You'll actually take the controls and fly one of the world's premier helicopters for instruction
  • Learn straight & level flying, turns, climbs & descents, and more!
North Las Vegas Airport, Las Vegas, NV

Year-Round:
Daily - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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    Essential Information
    • No experience necessary
    • This experience is for participants ages 12 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
    • If you are visiting Las Vegas, it is best for you to book at the beginning of your stay to allow time for a possible weather related reschedule
    • Flight Lesson in a Robinson R22: Participants must weigh less than 230 pounds
    • Flight Lesson in a Schweizer 300C: Participants must weigh less than 300 pounds
    Duration
    30-Minute Flight Option: Approximately 30 minutes of ground school followed by approximately 30 minutes of flight time. Total time of experience is about 1 hour. 60-Minute Flight Option: Approximately 1 hour of ground school followed by approximately 1 hour of flight time. Total time of experience up to 2 hours.
    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
    One participant in the helicopter per flight
    Spectators
    Not allowed in the helicopter, but friends and family are welcome to come and watch or take pictures and view the takeoff.
    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 added measures to help ensure they do their part to prevent the potential spread of COVID-19. At this time, all common areas, including the office, are being sanitized regularly. The air crafts are all being sanitized between flights as well. Our partners kindly ask that all participants please bring and wear a mask for the duration of their experience. Masks are required to participate. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    Are there any weight restrictions?

    For the Robinson R22, participants must weigh less than 230 pounds. Participants must weigh less than 280 pounds in the Schweizer 300C.

    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!
    Is there an age requirement?
    This experience is for participants ages 12 and up. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    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, but friends and family are welcome to come and watch or take pictures and view the takeoff.

    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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