Learn To Fly A Helicopter New Jersey
Learn to Fly a Robinson R22 Helicopter on a Pittstown Demo Flight
Price for 1 participant
Your thrilling experience flying a Robinson R22 helicopter begins with a 30 minute ground lesson conducted at the helicopter launch pad in Pittstown, New Jersey. Here, your instructor will explain how the helicopter flies, what each control does, how to read the gauges, what to look for in conducting the pre-flight inspection, and how to make sure the helicopter is safe to fly.
After the completion of your ground instruction, you will take off for your 30 minute flight lesson from the Sky Manor Airport. With the help of your instructor, you will take the controls for your first flying lesson to see what it is like to pilot a Robinson R22 Helicopter. During your flight you will have the chance to experience many different flight conditions, such as, straight and level flight, climbs, turns, descents, and hovering.
By the end of this exciting experience, with the ground lesson and flight combined, you will have a basic understanding of how to fly a helicopter!
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All pilots are accident and incident free and the Company has a 100% safety record. Pilots are trained beyond the rating they currently hold and most of them are Certified Flight Instructors as well as Commercial Helicopter Pilots.
All participants be a US Citizen and have a valid Government Issued Photo ID (passport or driving license). The Participation is limited to individuals weighing less than 200lbs and less than 6'1" tall. Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.
ITEM/SKU NUMBER XD-1009-001
Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.
My siblings and I bought this as a gift for my father who has always had the dream of flying a helicopter. He couldn't stop raving about how awesome his experience was! He talked about it for the whole two and a half hour ride home! The instructor was patient and complimentary, the airport was quaint and pleasant, and the helicopter was clean and modern. Excellent time! Thank you!
- Michael Crouthamel - Pittstown NJ, Tuesday, April 09, 2013
This was a great experience overall. The people at Sky River Helicopters were great! The airport facility was very scenic. Everyone was professional, friendly, and organized. The ground familiarization and review of the helicopter was very helpful and my flight instructor, Kyle was very knowledgeable and patient. I greatly enjoyed the flight and look forward to returning for more lessons when the time permits.
- Tim Hyland - Sky River Helicopters, Monday, October 15, 2012
The pilot/instructor was knowledgeable and friendly. The time aloft was interesting but a bit brief.
- Jim Webster - PIttstown, NJ, Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Today I Had my first Helicopter flight lesson with Kyle. I want to thank Kyle and the team at Skyriver for making it an experience i will never forget. He was a great instructor and made my flight experience really enjoyable and pleasant. I would recommend this experience to anyone, and I look forward to going back again. Thanks again Kyle I had the time of my life... Kudos Skyriver.
- Hector Vazquez - Alburtis, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, August 22, 2012
I bought the certificate for helicopter flight lesson for my dad's birthday. He absolutly loved it! He said it was a great fun and one of the most interesting experiences in his life. They first gave him instructions about the flight and that he had an opportunity to control the helicopter by himself. He was very happy and thankful to me after.
- Svetlana - New Jersey, Monday, July 16, 2012
I found the whole experience totally enjoyable. Evan was very professional and personable. I am thinking of returning for more lessons and would highly recommend it to your clients.
- Stan Roskosky - New Jersey, Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Just wanted to say that my first helicopter experience was a very positive and amazing experience. Instructor was great at giving you just enough control to make it eventful and safe!!!
- Paul Mauti - Sky River, Wednesday, November 09, 2011
My first flight in the helicopter was an amazing experience. The instructor was great and I will definitely recommend it to all my friends!!
- Isabel - Pittstown, NJ, Tuesday, October 11, 2011
I loved it. Chris is very very GOOD!!!! Very Personable. Great Instructor. I will be back. I am considering taking Lessons, as long as Chris is the instructor.
- Peter - Delaware, Monday, September 05, 2011
It was a great experience. I would recommend it to anyone interested in flying a helicopter. Evan, my instructor, was fantastic. He made a dream come true for me. Thank you.
- Janet - Mahoney, Monday, August 15, 2011
I got this as a birthday present for my boyfriend and he abdiligent loved it. He said he got to fly the whole time and it was an amazing experience. The instructor was great!
- Hildebrand - Cherry Hill, NJ, Wednesday, August 10, 2011
My sisters got me this experience as a Christmas present. It was absolutely amazing...
- Kristy - Hightstown, Thursday, May 26, 2011
Everything was absolutly the best.
- Sergey - Pitstown NJ, Wednesday, April 27, 2011
We had a great time, my kids got a ride too. Evan was great, the view was nice the chopper was perfect (spotless). Best Christmas gift ever!! Thanks Gabby (my wife)
- Dave Smyth - Greenville Delaware, Wednesday, November 03, 2010
What an awesome experience! You actually DO exactly what the experience says... I had a hands on flying experience....I'm totally hooked...My instructor Tom did a wonderful job.....Friendly and informative....Carol maintained great communication leading up to the actual flight date.... Staff was extremely friendly and competent...Thanks again for the great experience!
- Daryl Fornuff - Scotch Plains, NJ, Saturday, October 23, 2010
This was an AMAZING experience. I would aboslutely recommend this experience to anybody whether or not they want to fly. It's a must.
- Chris Wynne - Pittstown, NJ, Saturday, October 09, 2010
This was a completely amazing experience! After only a small amount of tutoring on the controls and movements of a helicopter, I was flying! Evan was very professional and made me feel at ease. I would recommend this to anyone that wants to experience a helicopter ride. Putting the controls in your hand is so much more exhilarating than just riding in one. I had a ton of fun on this experience. Thanks for everything!
- Erin - New Jersey, Wednesday, October 21, 2009
This was an absolutely breathtaking experience. Pilot Evan was very professional and made the ride fun by removing the doors pre-flight! I've already recommended this experience to my friends.
- Don Sandford - Pittstown, NJ, Wednesday, September 23, 2009
I had a wonderful experience! I had experience as a Navy helo aircrewman, so I can tell you that my insructor Evan is a first rate aviator and teacher. I really got a feel for handling a rotary winged aircraft in flight! The scenery is gorgeous too!
- James O'Connor - Pittstown, NJ, Sunday, September 20, 2009
Hey just wanted to take a second to say that I really enjoyed the entire experience as did my girlfriend. Evan did a really great job of making the entire flight fun and interactive. I have been recommending this to everyone. Thanks again.
- Jason Robbins - Pittstown NJ, Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Wow! What a great experience! The instructor was very professional, understanding, and safety-minded. This package gets you in the air flying a helicopter on your first day. I'd suggest this for anyone who either wants the experience of flying a helicopter or is thinking about taking helicopter flying lessons. Either way, it's a great introductory course on helicopter flying. I had lots of fun. Thanks Xperience Days! Kudos to Marc, my instructor. I highly recommend him.
- Chad - New Jersey, Sunday, April 26, 2009
Question: Hello, I was looking to buy this as a gift and I was wondering what weight requirements there are, if any, and how stringent the requirements are.
Answer: All participants for the Learn To Fly A Helicopter New Jersey Experience must be a US Citizen and have a valid Government Issued Photo ID (passport or driving license). The Participation is limited to individuals weighing less than 200lbs and less than 6'1" tall. Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form. The weight limits are strictly followed.
Question: Is there a weight limit to fly?
Answer: Participation in the Learn To Fly A Helicopter New Jersey experience is limited to individuals weighing less than 200lbs and less than 6'1" tall.
Question: Have purchased one, want to purchase another, but need to know how old you must be?
Answer: Participants for this experience should be a minimum of 16 years old and participants under the age of 18 need signed consent from a parent.
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