Flying Experiences

Learn to Fly a Helicopter

Auburn, WA

From: $397.00 4 Options Available
Based on R-22 Helicopter Flight for 1 (incl pilot gratuity)
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Location
Auburn, WA
SKU
AIR-SEA-0005
Overview

Learn what it takes to fly a helicopter as you take over the controls in flight with an instructor by your side!

  • Learn from FAA Certified Flight Instructors with over 30 years of experience
  • Take the controls of the most popular instruction helicopters in the world 
  • Start with a 2 hour ground lesson before taking to the sky and learning skills including straight and level flight, climbing, descending, and hovering
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Seattle landscape!
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Year-Round:
Daily - 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM

Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 12 years of age
  • No experience necessary
  • 15% gratuity for your pilot is included in the price of this experience
  • To fly in the R-22 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 200 lbs
  • To fly in the R-44 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs
  • To fly in the H-269 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 350 lbs
  • To fly in the B206 helicopter passengers must weigh no more than 900 lbs
Duration
Approximately 30 minutes of flight time with a 2 hour ground school prior to the flight. Total experience time is approximately 3 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
1 student per helicopter
Spectators
Spectators 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.
Are there any weight restrictions?

Yes, for the R-22 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 200 lbs. To fly in the R-44 or R-66 helicopter, the participant must weigh no more than 290 lbs.

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?
Participant must be at least 12 years of age.
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. However, spectators 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 14 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.

Location
Auburn Municipal Airport - Auburn, WA

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