Training in a helicopter flight simulator can help you hone your skills and prepare for emergencies that are impossible to train for in a real helicopter.
Yes, you can still ride a helicopter during winter! Here’s what to expect if you take a winter helicopter tour, from cabin temps to planning for inclement weather.
Gearing up for your first helicopter ride can be exciting (and a little nerve-wracking)! As your flight date approaches, you may find yourself with a handful of burning questions about what the experience will be like, what to wear, and how you can prepare for your first helicopter ride. Read on for our top six […]
Flying is often associated with traveling to celebrate the holidays with friends and family, but for helicopter enthusiasts, aviation is always on the mind! This year, you can bask in the delight of surprising the ambitious aviator in your life with these five unique holiday gift ideas. From private tours to new apparel, read on […]
Training to become a helicopter pilot? Flight school is an investment, and your ground school course is no different. Opting for an online ground school course can save you money while still providing the same (or better!) high-quality training of an in-person course. While online courses offer unique advantages to their in-person counterparts, it might […]
Online ground schools offer unique advantages for students looking to become helicopter pilots. In addition to flexible scheduling and virtual access to course materials, online courses typically cost less than traditional in-person ground school options. There are benefits and drawbacks to both, which is why it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of each […]
Fall in New York is truly a sight to behold. Blazing colors of red, orange, and yellow leaves adorn the mountains and valleys from the Hudson Valley region all the way upstate. The best way to see these spectacular landscapes is aboard a private helicopter, of course! Whether you’re a local or a visitor, our […]
Prepare to take to the skies! The first step on your journey to receiving your helicopter pilot’s license is an introductory flight, sometimes referred to as a discovery flight. This is your first chance to experience the thrill of flying. While seated alongside a certified flight instructor, this introductory helicopter flight lesson includes your active […]
After your discovery flight, the next step on your journey to receiving your private pilot certification is ground school. Helicopter ground school will not only prepare you to pass the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) knowledge and oral exams, but will also provide foundational understanding that will shape your ability as a pilot for years to […]
Summer is in full swing, but it won’t be long before the kids go back to school. If you’re looking for some ideas to plan a last family-friendly adventure before the end of the summer, we have you covered! Whether your family loves aviation, the outdoors, or spending time together and learning new things, here […]