$199 for an Introductory Helicopter Flight Lesson and Tour from Chopper Charter Branson in Hollister ($495 Value)


83 Ratings

Value Discount You Save
$495 60% $296
Give as a Gift
Limited quantity available
Over 50 bought

In a Nutshell

Expert instructors teach ground-based intro lessons with computer simulator before students pilot their own aerial tours of Branson

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per visit. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to $25 may apply. Valid for up to 2 passengers, 3 depending on weight and an additional $50 fee. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Pilots are the cowboys of the air, roaming the wide-open skies and herding children’s runaway balloons. Giddy up, up, and away with today’s Groupon: for $199, you get an I Pilot Experience from Chopper Charter Branson in Hollister (a $495 value). Each Ipilot Experience includes the following:

  • Introductory helicopter flight lesson
  • Student-piloted aerial tour of Branson
  • Certificate of completion
  • T-shirt<p>

Students may bring one guest on their I Pilot Experience.

The highly trained pilots of Chopper Charter Branson guide students through an interactive flight simulation at ground level before helping them helm an actual whirlybird during the I Pilot Experience. Pupils may invite a guest along for the two-hour excursion, which begins with safety training and a review of DaVinci’s original helicopter blueprints on terra firma. New fliers then grab hold of a control column connected to a computer program, which gives them a feeling for the resistance and responsiveness of real choppers and giant domesticated dragonflies. After the lesson, each student zips into a flight suit, straps into the pilot’s seat, and, after a final rundown with an instructor copilot, embarks on a tour of the Branson area.

Upon return to earth, newly minted aviators receive a certificate of completion that lists their flight time and a safety-awareness endorsement. Students also get to take home a T-shirt made from Chuck Yeager’s hair.

Chopper Charter Branson

Chopper Charter Branson's flights range from aerial photography to scenic tours and hands-on instruction and training. Each student learns on the Robinson R44 helicopter, touted as the most popular helicopter in the world. The FAA-certified air carrier meticulously maintains their choppers, taking all safety precautions and plopping them onto a treadmill for at least 30 minutes, three to five times a week.

Customer Reviews

83 Ratings

Excellent experience! Well worth the price for a one of a kind experience!
Jill C. · May 26, 2016
Awesome experience! Josh was an excellent instructor! Thank you for an incredible day!
Lea A. · April 23, 2016
Josh and Brandon are amazing! Highly recommend them and this company Best customer service and experience you could ever want
Renee V. · October 23, 2015
Merchant Location Map
  1. 1


    469 Blue Sky Ln.

    Hollister, Missouri 65672


    Get Directions

Thrilling and heart-pounding experiences
Check off everything on your bucket list
15% Bonus Savings
Get an extra 15% off local restaurants, spas, salons, and more to use within 48 hours of your Goods order! See details
By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.
Please select an option to add / remove from wishlist