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Beginner Helicopter Flight Lesson for One or Two at Sky River Helicopters (Up to 54% Off)

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Students take the controls of Robinson helicopters under the watchful guidance of a certified flight instructors.

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Promotional value expires Feb 27, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to weather conditions. 24hr cancellation notice required, or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must not be taller than 6'7". 215lb max for single-person option; 275lb max per person for two-person option. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Early man’s attempts at flying included sewing feathers onto his arms or trying to harpoon a passing comet. Learn to fly the new-fashioned way with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $119 for a beginner helicopter flight lesson for one (a $250 value)
  • $239 for a beginner helicopter flight lesson for two (a $520 value)<p>

Each beginner flight lesson commences with 30 minutes of ground school, during which the student receives a safety briefing and overview of helicopter operations. The pupil then clambers aboard a dual-controlled helicopter with a certified flight instructor, who starts the propeller and lifts the aircraft off the ground. Once airborne, the student will be able to take the controls while the instructor monitors during the 15-minute flight.

Sky River Helicopters

From Sky River Helicopters’ locations at Sky Manor Airport and Cross Keys Airport, a fleet of Robinson helicopters thrums skyward while carrying flight-school pupils and sightseers. The team of flight-school instructors helps students to earn licenses as private or commercial pilots by showing them the ropes in the cockpits of R-22 or R-44 helicopters. During sightseeing tours, the Pocono Mountains, the New Jersey coastline, and the New York skyline sprawl out 1,500 feet below. Through the cockpit’s glassy bubble, the trees form impressionistic blurs, skyscrapers look like tiny spindles, and Godzilla’s underbite doesn’t seem that serious.


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  • “The instructor took time to explain everything, and that ensured most of my questions were answered before I could think of one - this is a trait I did not find at...”

    “The instructor took time to explain everything, and that ensured most of my questions were answered before I could think of one - this is a trait I did not find at all the flying schools I've tried so far (been to 3 schools in NJ). The instructor (Kyle) was patient and allowed me to learn while flying the helicopter. Personally I had a great experience.”

  • “This was such an amazing experience!!! I cannot say enough great things about our instructor, Kevin! He made us feel comfortable and safe. Explained things in...”

    “This was such an amazing experience!!! I cannot say enough great things about our instructor, Kevin! He made us feel comfortable and safe. Explained things in layman's terms for me but was able to go into more detail with my boyfriend so he did not get bored and also get a lot of out of it. We had the time of our life and will recommend it to all of our friends!”

  • “My husband had a great time and really enjoyed his lesson!”

  1. A

    Sky Manor Airport

    48 Sky Manor Rd

    Pittstown, NJ 08867

    +19088095942

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  2. B

    Williamstown

    1531 North Tuckahoe Rd.

    Williamstown, NJ 08094

    +19088095942

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