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Flying Pig Helicopters

Hogg Lane | Flying Pig House, Elstree Aerodrome, Borehamwood WD6 3AW, England
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Fantastic day out, highly recommend

Got this experience as a Christmas present, for me and my wife. After a phone call we was able to... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
tonyguestd
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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80th Birthday Surprise!

My granddaughter bought me a helicopter flight for my 80th birthday. We flew at the weekend around... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
KennethMiles
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Welcome to Flying Pig Helicopters, a unique, family friendly Helicopter Flying School based at London Elstree Aerodrome, UK, set in the peaceful Hertfordshire countryside and just moments away from the City of London and its incredible skyline. We...more
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Hogg Lane | Flying Pig House, Elstree Aerodrome, Borehamwood WD6 3AW, England
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Got this experience as a Christmas present, for me and my wife. After a phone call we was able to add my son to the experience at a reasonable price. After the briefing we was chaperoned airside by what turned out to be the owners...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

My granddaughter bought me a helicopter flight for my 80th birthday. We flew at the weekend around the beautiful, very green local area - right over Harry Potter's castle and I could see the London skyline in the distance. The pilot was very good at...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly I want to say the pilot was absolutely amazing and we couldn't fault him one bit and he made sure we were all ok etc. Revived a helicopter flight lesson for 2 people for christmas for 4 in total. "Upgraded" as my sister can't...More

Thank Amanda H
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Flying Pig H, Owner at Flying Pig Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Dear Amanda. I am sorry to hear of your disappointment as that is most definatley not our ethos and we always do our best to accomodate our customers of which we have thousands who are very happy with the experiences we have provided them with....More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

An amazing experience that I waited a long time for and wasn't disappointed. A very professional and friendly reception led to a fantastic experience that both myself and my son enjoyed. I can't wait to fly again!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

My Son received a gift of a flying lesson with Elstree Helicopters, also known as The Flying Pig, and wow what a day he had. The staff are exceptional. Very knowledgeable and very aware of all safety issues. Mr Son is grinning from ear to...More

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

I bought a helicopter experience for my partners birthday.from my first phone call with Elaine for some available dates to the actual trip itself everything was well organised with all the staff friendly and helpful.The cafe at Elstree had lovely food and the waiting room...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had my first trial lesson with Flying Pigs two years ago and got hooked! Went on to do the full PPL(H) course and get my license here. The instructors are the very best, attentive and thorough. If you want to be a good, safe pilot,...More

Thank PolinaHarkin
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Flying Pig H, Manager at Flying Pig Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for such fabulous feedback! we are so happy to have you as part of our Flying Family! It is our pleasure to nurture students from their first trial lesson through to completion of the PPL (H) course and achieving their private licence. We...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Had a great trial flight with Flying Pig. Had been rescheduled due to weather conditions but the staff were excellent and re-organised everything without any issues. Th instructor was excellent and I had a chance to fly and hover the helicopter. As this was a...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

I really like doing helicopter and aircraft days out. Got this to try out this company. There was a bit of a wait as they ask people to come at the same time for the safety briefing and then wait a little bit. Pilot was...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lost for words. Friendly staff that made the experience more enjoyable and memorable...would like to thank you for the experience. Me and the future Mrs totally enjoyed it

Thank Kofi A
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James W
18 July 2017|
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Response from Kofi A | Reviewed this property |
we paid £30 I think
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Colin O
23 May 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Around 15 mins on the package I had. It doesn't sound long but it was more than enough to thoroughly enjoy the experience. It actually seemed longer!
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Yousuuf
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Response from Colin O | Reviewed this property |
As it was a gift I cannot answer your Q
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