Private Helicopter Lesson for One or Two from Core Helicopters (Up to 45% Off)

Linden Airport

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In a Nutshell

FAA-certified instructor teaches students how to fly a helicopter during a private lesson

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Promotional value expires 270 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required; subject to availability. 24hr cancellation notice required or $25 fee may apply. 230lb weight max. Must be 12 or older. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather. US citizenship not required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $125 for a private helicopter lesson for one (a $220 value)
  • $240 for a private helicopter lesson for two (a $440 value)<p>

During introductory training sessions, budding aviators will be on the controls with a FAA-certified flight instructor on-board with them. Students spend 30 minutes in ground training and 15 minutes in flight with 180-degree panoramic views in a R22 helicopter, which reaches speeds of 110 mph and altitudes of 14,000 feet. For the two-person lesson, friends can fly side by side in their respective separate helicopters and snap photos of each other for an additional fee; extended flight times and additional options are also available.<p>

Core Helicopters

Core Helicopters launches students skyward during hands-on helicopter lessons with certified, experienced staff on high-performance R22 helicopters with heated or open cockpits at Linden Airport, only 14 miles from New York City. Fledgling flyers begin their sojourns on the ground, with 30 minutes of in-depth training in flight controls and safety. Next, the pilot and pupil air-kiss the tarmac adieu before they climb into the cockpit, where strapped-in students get hands-on chopper experience for 15 airborne minutes. Soaring past the atmosphere's cloud-shaped sheep, pupils take over the flight controls themselves, or sit back as the instructor pilot takes the helm. Each trainee leaves the lesson holding an FAA-authorized, bird-notarized certificate for proof of their flight training. The flight time also counts toward a future pilot's license, should the student choose to pursue it.

Additional options including extended flight times, flight instructors demonstrating high-performing, advanced maneuvers, and flight-of-two flights where two helicopters will fly side-by-side together, which allow air-to-air photos with friends, are available for an additional fee.

Customer Reviews

I have previously gone there for a flight, and had a fantastic time. I was planning on going back with a friend for her first flight and was pleasantly surprised to see this deal available for her and I to share
Matthew C. · October 24, 2013
They were extremely professional and always gave me the impression that they knew what they were doing at all times. Which is extremely important when it comes to flying in a helicopter. I would recommend Core Helicopters to my family so I feel comfortable recommending them to anyone else. Thank you for an amazing experience!
Christopher S. · September 25, 2013
bought this experience for my son. he had a great time. the people were very nice. the gentleman that was in the waiting area was wonderful. he had us ride a segway while waiting. even got me to do it even though i was scared. so glad he did. was a great time all around. thanks for the once in a life time memory.
Kathy B. · September 2, 2013
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    Linden Airport

    1101 W Edgar Rd, Hanger 600

    Linden, NJ 07036

    +19174097404

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