Learn to Fly a Helicopter in Chicago

Fly a Helicopter During a 45 Minute Hands-On Helicopter Lesson in Schaumburg

About This Experience

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If you've ever dreamed of Flying a Helicopter, then this Discovery Flight Lesson in Schaumburg, IL is the perfect experience gift! This unique Airborne Adventure provides you with the opportunity to take over the controls of a Helicopter and actually learn to fly!

Your experience begins when you meet with your Certified Flight Instructor at the Schaumburg Regional Airport. Here your CFI will provide you with a thorough briefing on the helicopter's controls as well as all safety information necessary prior to flight. Next it is time to strap yourself in to the Co-Pilot’s seat and prepare for take-off. Once airborne, you will take part in a forty-five minute flight lesson and have the chance to experience what it is like to fly a helicopter straight and level along with learning how to hover.

During your flight you will soar over the greater Chicagoland area with the impressive Chicago skyline in the distance. This 5-Star Rated Hands-On Helicopter Lesson is the perfect opportunity to see what it is like to take the controls and actually fly a helicopter all on your own!

Where It's Located hide

  • Schaumburg, Illinois

Who Is Included hide

The Learn To Fly A Helicopter In Chicago Experience Gifts Certificate is valid for one participant.

This experience is not suitable for guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Helicopter Flight Lessons are offered seven days a week year-round, subject to availability. Reservations are typically offered between 6:30 AM and 6:30 PM.

How Long Is It hide

The Flying Lessons include 15 to 20 minutes of ground instruction, have a flight time of 45 minutes and a total duration of approximately 1½ hours.

Weather hide

The Helicopter Lessons may be rescheduled by the Pilot due to high winds, heavy rain, fog or other inclement weather.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, flat rubber-soled shoes are recommended for this aerial adventure.

Additional Information hide

Your flight will take place on the H269C which provides a very smooth ride and can hold 1 participant plus a pilot.

All pilots are accident and incident free and the Company has a 100% safety record. Pilots are Certified Flight Instructors.

Passengers must be at least 16 years old and must weigh less than 225lbs in order to participate. Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe conditions are not eligible to participate. All participants must have a valid Government Issued Photo ID (Passport or Drivers License). Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.


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Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Learn To Fly A Helicopter In Chicago Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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