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Fly a Helicopter in New Orleans (50 min. lesson): No Experience Necessary provided by New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training

Fly a Helicopter in New Orleans (50 min. lesson): No Experience Necessary

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Only scheduled guests allowed. If temp. is high, you can't fly (fee applies). Masks avail. for purchase. All guests req'd to purchase a mic cover for flight (we can’t sanitize it). After 5:30pm, you'll need to prepurchase/bring exact change. Waiver, incl. COVID-19 liability release, req'd per guest.
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Updated 17/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Learn to Fly. Try your hand at flying a helicopter with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor to guide you. Help control the helicopter during takeoff and landing, and enjoy your airborne time to take control and maneuver the helicopter through the skies. Includes 20 mins of practical flight instruction in a helicopter, 30 mins of pre-flight ground instruction, and First Flight Certificate. Weight limit: 550 lbs combined, 300 lbs per seat. Minimum Age: 10. Must watch SFAR 73 Awareness Video. No license or prior experience is necessary.
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  • You'll start at
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
    5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
    We are in the back of Moffett Hangar, the building immediately to the left of the main terminal, facing the ramp. From the main parking lot, take a left and then an immediate right. We are at the end of the street directly across from the terminal.
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  • Pass by
    French Quarter
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome
    Mississippi River
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
  • You'll end at
    New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
    5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
    We are in the back of Moffett Hangar, the building immediately to the left of the main terminal, facing the ramp. From the main parking lot, take a left and then an immediate right. We are at the end of the street directly across from the terminal.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training, 5701 Walter Beech St, New Orleans, LA 70126, USA
Duration
50m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional commercial pilot certified by the FAA with 20,000 hours of combined experience
  • Live Commentary
  • 20 Minutes of Dual Flight Time
  • 30 Minutes of Ground Instruction
  • First Flight Certificate
  • You must call supplier 12 hours in adv. to confirm time & observer (add'l fee req., max. 2 allowed)
Exclusions
  • Instructor Gratuity
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off
  • Observer
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please note: you must call supplier 12 hours in advance of travel date to confirm flight time and observer attendance (additional observer fee to be paid, maximum of 2 observers allowed), observers are not guaranteed unless they have been confirmed prior to date of travel.
  • Minimum age is 10 years to enjoy a lesson, minimum age is 5 years to be an observer.
  • A minimum of 1 person per booking is allowed per lesson. An additional passenger may be added as an observer for an additional fee (must contact supplier).
  • A maximum of 3 people per booking (includes observers).
  • Children must weigh at least 35 lbs to fly in the helicopter.
  • Dress code is weather dependent; there is no air conditioning during the pre-flight briefing in the summer months.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed on the aircraft.
  • There are no restrooms on board.
  • No large bags are allowed on the aircraft, only small purses and bags.
  • This lesson is not recommended for those who are prone to motion sickness, please take the necessary precautions as refunds will not be provided in matters regarding these situations. Pregnant women are recommended to speak with their physician before flying.
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking, the combined weight must not exceed 550 lbs and no individual can exceed 300 lbs.
  • You will be required to sign a safety waiver before take-off.
  • Flight time is defined as the time from engine start to engine shutdown. This includes the time it takes for takeoff and landing.
  • You will be required to provide photo ID at time of arrival.
  • In the event of a unique weather situation, we will reschedule at no charge to you to another date and time within two weeks of the original booking, so please have an alternate date and time in mind. Refunds are not available if a flight must be rescheduled due to weather conditions.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Gina G wrote a review Jul 2020
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Amazing experience My husband surprised me for my anniversary.. they had champagne and chocolates( also options of wine and cheese) ready before and during the flight .. Felt very secure for a small plane and the view was unbelievable also the pilot was very knowledgeable gave
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Helicopter in New Orleans (50 min. lesson): No Experience Necessary
Responded 14 Jul 2020
Gina, we're so happy you enjoyed your surprise Big Easy Aerial Tour, and hope you had a fabulous anniversary! Hopefully we can be part of many future celebrations for you.
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Michael H wrote a review Jul 2020
Houston, United States5 contributions
My instructor was very thorough in his instructions. I was able to fly the helicopter for at least half the flight. This was a great experience.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from brabon628, Front Office Manager at Fly a Helicopter in New Orleans (50 min. lesson): No Experience Necessary
Responded 9 Jul 2020
Michael, thank you for taking the time to write this great review, and we're so glad you enjoyed your flight! Hopefully we see you again soon for more lessons.
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By: New Orleans Aerial Tours & Flight Training
Companion632042
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Amazing date experience
Amazing customer service staff was very friendly and the driver was an amazing guide. I felt welcomed,safe, and com
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257parriss
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EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE
Excellent! Nick was our pilot and he was phenomenal. We were able to leave a little early so we got to catch so man
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U5418DFkimberlyp
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Amazing
It was a great experience! The views at night were so breathtaking it was a gift for my boyfriend who is scared to
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LeeCox7705
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Super Fantastic
We had a great experience. The booking was easy. They contacted us to confirm and get our preferences beforehand.
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597benitriaj
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Awesome
This was the best flight ever. Best of all we had a female pilot. This flight was better than the flight to New Orl
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Joe10720
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Demo flight
Fantastic!! Easy and comfortable instruction 💯 I would recommend this for anyone to try. Seriously thinking about
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N3112ZNamandap
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amazing
We flew with an awesome pilot who showed us a good mix of known and unknown destinations in nola. Was able to even
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Sassygirl44kj
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You would be s fool to go anywhere else!!!
If you are ever in the market for a helicopter tour in New Orleans, I would recommend no other than “Sky Dance Over
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illicitd2020
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First Helicopter Ride In NOLA
This Was Awesome. It Was Our First Time Flying And a Great Experience! I’ll Definitely Spread The Word About This P
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B7111EOkeithp
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Great
Great experience. The booking system worked well. The receiving staff was personable and friendly. The pilot was
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299spencern
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Fantastic experience for a small Family with children.
It was amazing to see New Orleans from that vantage point. My girlfriends little boy (3) loves helicopters and he t
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801tashib
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Awesome Experience!!!
The ride was awesome the pilot was very nice and friendly he explain everything in details. He made us feel very co
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Wendi W
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Awesome birthday experience
We book the flight training for our 11 year old on his birthday! He was so excited to know that he would be flying!
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Argo66
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The pilot and the experience
Great staff, great pilot, great time! What I thought would be terrifying ended up being exhilarating
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600celestes
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Helicopter Tour over NOLA
My husband + I did a helicopter flight over New Orleans for Valentines Say + we had a great experience! Our instru
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Key Details
  • Duration: 50m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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