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Westchester Private Helicopter Flight Lesson provided by Wings Air Helicopters

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Westchester Private Helicopter Flight Lesson

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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
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Updated 20/07/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20/07/02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    67 Tower Rd
    67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA
    Ross Aviation West hangar
    See address & details
  • 1
    Wings Air Helicopters
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Wings Air Helicopter Charter, New York
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    67 Tower Rd
    67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA
    Ross Aviation West hangar
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA
Duration
60–90 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Pilot instructor/guide
Exclusions
  • Airport fee $25 per person
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Flight lessons depart from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, a relaxed crowd-free location just outside NYC easily accessed by public transit (Metro-North rail from Grand Central Terminal) or car (free parking).
  • Convenient roundtrip transfers are available from anywhere in Manhattan for additional fee (if option selected).
  • Federal regulations do not permit flight lessons in New York City airspace therefore they stay over the Westchester area, Hudson Valley or Connecticut. Routes are subject to change based on weather, air traffic control and temporary flight restrictions.
  • Flight lessons begin with ground instruction then students do approximately 75% of the flying using dual controls, under flight instructor supervision.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Price based on Robinson R44 helicopter.
  • Maximum weight 250 lbs (113 kg) per passenger and 500 lbs (226 kg) combined in R44 helicopter.
  • Flights should be booked for the first days of your New York visit, in case of schedule changes due to bad weather or helicopter maintenance.
  • Children younger than 2 years may ride on their parent’s lap at no cost.
  • Minimum age 14 years.
  • Under 18 requires parental or guardian consent.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not allowed on helicopter flights.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Blossoms4R wrote a review Sep 2019
New Jersey, USA7 contributions2 helpful votes
Definitely recommend. Nick was wonderful. Surprise my husband for his birthday. He thoroughly enjoyed it and will do it again.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Victoria R wrote a review Jun 2018
5 contributions5 helpful votes
I bought a groupon for my boyfriends birthday, the pilot instructor was very personable and put us at ease throughout the whole thing. He was very helpful and patient with my boyfriend while flying and helped him calm down and take over the flight. It was definitely a fantastic
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Jeff K wrote a review Nov 2017
New Milford42 contributions4 helpful votes
Recently my business partner and myself won an auction item at a local nonprofit. It was for an hour lesson and flight. I decided to sit back in the passenger seat and enjoy the view as my friend took the controls of the helicopter. Anthony was the pilot/instructor and he has
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Date of experience: October 2017
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By: Wings Air Helicopters
nicktrigili20
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It was picture PERFECT !
Everything was professional from start to finish . Starting with Anna taking care of all of the planning. She was A
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349bennym
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The BEST!!!
They were awesome.. I planed my engagement with them also. Anna kept me connected on the booking and allowed me to
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sarahsF5401TM
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AMAZING EXPERIENCE
AMAZING EXPERIENCE Where do I start? I’ve booked this tour for my husband and I and I am afraid to death of flyin
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Oz_Leeds
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Helicopter tour of NYC from Westchester
We had the most amazing experience with this company....booked in advance via TripAdvisor before we arrived in NYC.
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syedr33
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Bait and switch
Terrible customer service. Booked a last minute provate tour for Dec 15 on a bright sunny day. The provider did not
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Town777
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Blew our mind!!!
What an awesome way to see NYC! From start to finish what a most excellent adventure. Service, hospitality and the
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MancTommo
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FLYNYON Doors off experience
The best thing we did on our trip to NY was to do a 30 min doors off (feet out) helicopter ride over NY. It was sim
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frodvegas
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50th birthday treat
This was so much better than I expected!! We were picked up and driven an to a lovely private airport with a nice w
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C4394LJjenniferh
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Great Sunset Flight over New York
After the initial hiccup of having to be rescheduled, which was managed well by Anna the manager, we had a spectacu
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wanderlust_nyc02
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Great experience for aerial photo tours in NYC
Yesterday was my fifth flight with Wings Air Helicopters and I can’t wait to book my next tour with them! I have
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Brunobu
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Christmas Eve with the kids and Wings
We arranged a special surprise trip with Wings Helicopters for our 2 young daughters on Christs Eve last. Its was t
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Antonio H
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A Ride to remember
A ride to remember a lifetime, Anthony the pilot was very accommodating and acted as the tour guide as well.
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Rick H
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Best part of the trip to NYC
They were extremely flexible picking not only me up in brooklyn but friends in harlem as well. Its a bit of a driv
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Geir Anders B
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Excellent way to see Manhattan!
This is probably the best way to see Manhattan! Our pilot was very friendly and pointed out all the sights, as well
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Sal L
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Million dollar views
Want to see the Hudson Valley from a birds eye view and this was as good as it gets. Staff is helpful and the proxi
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Key Details
  • Duration: 60–90 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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