- $199 for a 10-minute thrill ride for up to three people ($289 value)
Thrill rides depart from Johnson County Executive Airport weekdays, and Downtown Airport on weekends. During this 10-minute thrill ride, certified pilots show off the helicopter’s impressive capabilities, accelerating from zero to 120 mph and climbing to 1,000 feet in less than a minute. Pilots will also demonstrate maneuvers only a helicopter can do, including the ability to stop and hover in the sky.
KC Copters, A Johnny Rowlands Company
Veteran reporter Johnny Rowlands is known not only for his real-time traffic reports, breaking news coverage, and tornado chasing but also his immaculate flying record as a news-copter pilot. With more than 20,000 hours of incident-free flying under his belt, Johnny operates KC Copters with a risk mitigation mentality. Using Johnny’s safety-oriented protocol, professional pilots lead tours, lessons, and Flight lesson samplers in Robinson R22 and R44 helicopters.