Helicopter Pilot Training - 60 Minutes

Illawarra Regional Airport, NSW - Show on map
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Highlights

  • Learn to fly a helicopter
  • One-on-one theory session
  • 30 minute flying session

Try your hand at flying a helicopter! This once in a lifetime experience begins with a theory session covering all aspects of the helicopter controls before it's time to put what you've learnt into practice. Once airborne, you'll practice banking, turning, increasing and decreasing altitude.

What's Included?

  • 30 minute theory session
  • Pre-flight planning including weigh-in, fuel calculations, C of G calculations and weather report
  • 30 minute flying session
  • Qualified pilot instructor
  • Tea and coffee

Ever wondered what it's like to fly a helicopter? Learn the basics of flying with this trial introductory flight. The experience begins with a theory session covering all aspects of the helicopter controls and how they are used for straight and level flight, banking and turning, and increasing and decreasing altitude. This introduction will also introduce some of the very basic aerodynamic concepts that effect the helicopter while it is flying. Once complete, your pilot will take you through all of the mandatory pre-flight preparations including weigh-in, fuel calculations, C of G calculations and weather report. Finally you'll take to the skies with your pilot before being given flight control. This 30 minute session will have you practising banking, turning, increasing and decreasing altitude. Perfect for a once-off experience or those wanting a taste of a career in aviation!

Session Length

  • Please arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled start time
  • Classroom session is approximately 30 minutes in duration
  • Duration of flight is 30 minutes

Guidelines

  • Please advise the provider of any disability or medical condition at the time of booking
  • Please note that flight on the day is subject to weather conditions
  • Weight restrictions apply - Please provide accurate weights to avoid disappointment on the day

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy:

  • Changes of flight time or date within 48 hours of departure time is not available
  • Cancellations within 48 hours of flight departure time incurs 100% of flight cost

Spectators

Spectators can watch you from the comfortable reception lounge overlooking the helipad. Tea and coffee facilities are available for all visitors.

Weather

In the interest of safety, all tours and charters operate weather pending. Wet weather cancellation can only be called by the experience provider.

Dress Code

Dress comfortably.

This experience takes place in Wollongong and surrounds, NSW.