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Trial flight - fly a helicopter

Trial Flight - Learn to Fly a Helicopter.
Take control of your very own helicopter on a 30 minute trial flight with a qualified instructor at your side guiding you through the whole experience.

Highlights

  • Here's your chance to take off, at the controls of your very own helicopter.
  • Garden City Helicopters Trial flight puts you safely behind the controls with a qualified flight instructor
  • Experience the thrill of being a pilot
  • Spectacular views
  • unique experience

Have you ever wanted to learn to fly a helicopter? or wondered what it might be like? well here is your chance to find out. A trial flight puts you safely behind the dual controls of a Robinson 22 helicopter for a 30 minute flight with an instructor beside you the whole time, guiding you through your take off, hover, flight and landing.

Our excellent highly qualified instructors will also give you a briefing before and after the flight, making this experience one to remember!

but don't take our word for it, here is what one of our clients had to say:

"if the excitement of being my first time in a helicopter wasn't enough I even got to take control (under expert supervision of course) and got a true feeling of the skill involved in handling such a powerful machine. This was such an amazing thrill and one that I won't forget!" -Anna Thompson

Per Person $299.00

What's included

  • 30 minutes at the controls of an R22 Helicopter
  • Certificate on completition, a keepsake to remind you of your unique experience

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour for the whole experience

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 14
  • Trial Flight which is for 1 person only, must weigh under 100kg and must be a minimum of 155cm tall.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Weight and Height will be needed on booking.Trial flight is subject to availability and weather conditions. Weather conditions can change quickly and cause cancellation of flights due to safety, we apologise for this inconvenience and will endeavour to rebook you. .. Please reconfirm your booking on the morning of your departure by calling 03 3584 360 to check weather conditions are good to fly. Report to reception at least 15 minutes before your scheduled take off time

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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scott from United Kingdom wrote on 25 October 2018

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Trial Flight - an experience of a lifetime

Cracking flight with Jono at GCH. Great instructor, very helpful for someone’s first flight in the driving seat. Would definitely go back again to these guys. Get yourself booked in ....

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Hi Scott Sure is a great experience at the controls of a helicopter with our fantastic instructor, Jono. Thank you for your review.

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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