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

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Tamara N. ·
May 23, 2012
Would have been nice to get the video while onsite.


William H. ·
March 28, 2012
Very nice tour. Thanks for scheduling us after the rain delay.


David Y. ·
March 21, 2012
Overall myself and my family had a fantastic experience. The Instructor (Jo) was very polite, friendly and professional and made us all feel at ease. An incredible experience, thank you!

What You'll Get

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 I Pilot experience includes:

  • 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 da Vinci’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.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires May 7, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per visit. 48hr cancellation notice or $25 fee may apply. Valid for up to 2 passengers, 3 depending on weight and for an additional $50 fee. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About 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.

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