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Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Philadelphia, PA

Item #: AIR-PHI-0019
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Overview
Ever dreamed of what it is like to fly a helicopter? Here is your chance to learn to fly a helicopter in Philadelphia under the guidance of a certified flight instructor!
  • FAA certified flight instructor with over 1,000 hours of flight time and an incident-free safety record
  • Enjoy a hands-on flight lesson and take the controls of a Robinson R44 helicopter
  • Includes 30 or 60 minutes of actual flight time plus pre-flight helicopter instruction and post-flight discussion with your instructor
  • No experience necessary
Northeast Philadelphia Jet Center - Philadelphia, PA
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Year-Round:
Daily - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
*Pending pilot availability
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    Essential Information
    • Participants will be required to present a valid photo ID on the day of the experience (passport or driver's license)
    • Participants must weigh less than 280 pounds
    • The maximum combined weight of all passengers may not exceed 560 pounds
    Duration
    Approximately 30 minutes of ground instruction followed by 30 or 60 minutes of flight time, depending on 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
    1 student and up to 1 passengers depending on option selected.
    Spectators
    Spectators are welcome to take photos at the airport and view the 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 you will reschedule this experience with your pilot.
    What To Wear
    Wear comfortable clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

    For this experience, our partners continue to implement health and safety measures to help mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19. All helicopters are sanitized between flights. Additionally, all flights are private. These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    Are there any weight restrictions?

    Participants must weigh less than 280 pounds and the maximum combined weight of all participants may not exceed 560 pounds.

    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!
    What do I need to bring?
    Please bring a valid, government-issued ID with you on the day of your flight.
    What if my flight is cancelled due to weather?
    It is recommended to contact the pilot on the day of the 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 is for 1 student and 1 passenger depending on option selected.

    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 cancelled due to inclement weather you will reschedule your experience directly with your experience provider.

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