An aerial view allows one to spot sights indiscernible from the ground, such as inaccessible shorelines, the tops of cloud-spearing skyscrapers, and rooftop-garden crop circles. Ogle lofty attractions with today’s Groupon: for $169, you get a private Seattle helicopter tour package for up to three people from Helicopters Northwest (up to a $340 total value). The package includes:
- A 30-minute private helicopter Bravo tour over Seattle for up to three people (up to a $300 value)
- A 20-minute Q&A session with the pilot on the ground (up to a $40 value)
Helicopters Northwest’s R44 helicopter whirlybirds skirt the Seattle skyline. Sightseers soar over Seattle during a private helicopter tour that hoists up to three onlookers up to 1,000 feet above attractions including Husky Stadium and the Puget Sound shoreline. The Space Needle towers beside exhilarated high-fliers as the city skyline sprawls beneath them. Posttour question sessions with pilots pose an ideal opportunity to make flight-oriented inquiries regarding the top speed of helicopters or the possibility of discovering Superman’s nest. Tours launch from the Seattle location only.
Helicopters Northwest's squad of certified flight Instructors and commercial pilots mans a fleet of Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters for training sessions and tours. Teachers team up with students for individualized new-pilot preparation or add-on sessions for experienced pilots eager to acquire additional ratings in one of five areas, including private pilot and certified flight Instructor – instrument.
Individuals interested in taste-sampling the skies can stick out their tongues during introductory 30-minute flights and aerial-photography flights, designed for snapping shots of boats in motion or breathtaking scenery below. Said scenery is also accessible via Helicopters Northwest's three Seattle tour packages, which hoist guests 500–1,000 feet in the air for bird's-eye views of cherished Seattle landmarks such as Snoqualmie Falls.