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New York Helicopter Flying Lesson | 30 Minutes

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from US$ 415.00 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Fly the modernistic, comfortable and safety-assured Robinson R44 helicopter on your own
  • Get pre-flight training, safety guidelines and flight instructions from a certified and skilled flying instructor
  • Take to the New York coastline by yourself aboard a helicopter for 30 minutes
  • Overview

    Enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime experience of flying a Robinson R44 helicopter on your own with this 30-minute tour that takes you to the skies of New York. Complete with pre-flight training, flight instructions, and safety procedures, your skilled trainer will give you all the necessary instructions needed to control the aircraft yourself. No prior flying experience needed! Fly over the charming Westchester country, the New York/Connecticut coastline and the stunning Hudson River.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    30 minutes

    Start time

    8:00am to 2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    136 Tower Road, Purchase, NY 10604

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point


    To take to the New York coastline with a professional flight instructor aboard a helicopter for 30 minute.

    This 30-minute helicopter flying session begins with ground instructions which give you the opportunity to gain knowledge of the ins and outs of flying terms and procedure. Learn about the flight controls, techniques, safety procedures and finally take to the air where you get to control the aircraft.

    Begin this one-on-one flight with your certified flight instructor in a modernistic Robinson R44 helicopter. These helicopters are specifically selected for their superior safety, comfort and performance over other models.

    Take control over this flying machine and soar over Westchester Country, New York coastline bordering on Connecticut and the Hudson River. The best part is that no prior experience is required to take these flying classes! The seasoned instructors will brief you on all necessary aspects and ensure a thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    The exhilarating flying session over the coastline comes to a close as you return to the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Helicopter flying lesson


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Airport facility fee $25 per person
  • Please note

    You have to pay an airport facility fee of $25 per person

    Customer must change or cancel at least 48 hours before scheduled flight to avoid

    penalty. In case of poor weather or aircraft maintenance, operator will notify

    customer at least 2 hours before scheduled flight.

    Flying lessons are not permitted in New York City airspace.

    Tours are subject to weather and aircraft maintenance.

    Routes subject to change.

    Maximum weight 250 lbs per passenger, also subject to combined weight limits per aircraft. Recommended minimum age 14. Up to 2 additional passengers can ride along for an additional fee of $95 per passenger.

    Under 18 requires parental consent.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not allowed on flights.

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity upon collecting your tickets.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.