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Helicopter Piloting Experience from Westchester

  • 30min - 1hr

About this experience

What you'll do:

Your first helicopter flight lesson starts at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York! After meeting your professional instructor you will begin your ground briefing that covers helicopter controls, flying techniques, and safety procedures. No prior flying experience is needed, and each lesson is tailored to fit your needs.

Why we love it for your party:

  • Unique tour (See New York like never before)
  • Insta-worthy experience (Bring your phone or camera to take unlimited pictures)
  • Unforgettable adventure (Make memories that will last a lifetime)

About this experience partner:

Wings Air Helicopters is a New York based commercial helicopter company. Founded in 2002 and proud holder of numerous safety awards, we fly a state-of-the-art fleet of helicopters throughout the northeastern United States. Services range from charter, New York tours, flight instruction and aerial cinematography.

Additional information:

  • Airport fee ($35 per person) not included in the price and payable to operator directly.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions and helicopter maintenance; if canceled due to these reasons, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • English proficiency is required for flight lessons.
  • Flights depart from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, a relaxed crowd-free location just outside NYC easily accessed by public transit (Metro-North rail from Grand Central Terminal) or car (free parking).
  • Convenient roundtrip transfers are available from anywhere in Manhattan for additional fee (if option booked).
  • Federal regulations do not permit flight lessons in New York City airspace therefore they stay over the Westchester area, Hudson Valley or Connecticut. Routes are subject to change based on weather, air traffic control and temporary flight restrictions.
  • Flight lessons begin with ground instruction then students do approximately 75% of the flying using dual controls, under flight instructor supervision.
  • Maximum weight 250 lbs (113 kg) per person and 500 lbs (226 kg) combined in Robinso. R44 helicopter. Maximum passenger height in R44 helicopter is 6 ft 3 in (192 cm).
  • Minimum age for student pilot is 14 years.
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult or have parental consent.
  • Children under 2 years old fly at no cost if they can safely fit on parent's lap.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not allowed on helicopter flights.
  • Wheelchair accessible. Please contact operator for more information.

Book Your Experience

30-Minute Flight + Guest

Starting at$560per party

30min

Your first helicopter flight lesson starts at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. After meeting your professional instructor you will begin your ground briefing that covers helicopter controls, flying techniques, and safety procedures. The ground briefing is followed by a 30-minute flight with a Certified Flight Instructor and your guest riding along. Once you're airborne, your instructor gives you control of the helicopter. You will see New York from a unique aerial perspective while you fly, taking in views of Westchester County, the New York / Connecticut coastline and the Hudson River.

Airport fees ($35 per person) are not included in prices and payable directly to tour operator.

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60-Minute Flight + Guest

Starting at$985per party

1hr

Your first helicopter flight lesson starts at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. After meeting your professional instructor you will begin your ground briefing that covers helicopter controls, flying techniques, and safety procedures. The ground briefing is followed by a 60-minute flight with a Certified Flight Instructor and your guest riding along. Once you're airborne, your instructor gives you control of the helicopter. You will see New York from a unique aerial perspective while you fly, taking in views of Westchester County, the New York / Connecticut coastline and the Hudson River.

Airport fees ($35 per person) are not included in prices and payable directly to tour operator.

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Location

67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA

Cancellation Policy

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generous Cancellation Policy

Full refund on cancellations with 7+ days notice. No refund within 7 day window.

Book Your Experience

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Choose a Booking Option

30-Minute Flight + Guest

Starting at$560per party

30min

Your first helicopter flight lesson starts at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. After meeting your professional instructor you will begin your ground briefing that covers helicopter controls, flying techniques, and safety procedures. The ground briefing is followed by a 30-minute flight with a Certified Flight Instructor and your guest riding along. Once you're airborne, your instructor gives you control of the helicopter. You will see New York from a unique aerial perspective while you fly, taking in views of Westchester County, the New York / Connecticut coastline and the Hudson River.

Airport fees ($35 per person) are not included in prices and payable directly to tour operator.

See Availability

60-Minute Flight + Guest

Starting at$985per party

1hr

Your first helicopter flight lesson starts at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York. After meeting your professional instructor you will begin your ground briefing that covers helicopter controls, flying techniques, and safety procedures. The ground briefing is followed by a 60-minute flight with a Certified Flight Instructor and your guest riding along. Once you're airborne, your instructor gives you control of the helicopter. You will see New York from a unique aerial perspective while you fly, taking in views of Westchester County, the New York / Connecticut coastline and the Hudson River.

Airport fees ($35 per person) are not included in prices and payable directly to tour operator.

See Availability

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Then Select Optional Add On's

Roundtrip Transfer from Manhattan

$360per party

Roundtrip transfer from Manhattan. Pickup 90 minutes before flight.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the minimum age for a student pilot?

Do I need any prior flying experience?

Can I take pictures during the flight?

Are there any weight or height restrictions for the flight?

Is the experience wheelchair accessible?

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