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20 Minute Helicopter Lesson in a Robinson 44 - Northern Ireland

Take the controls and pilot the awesome Robinson 44 during this thrilling aerial experience. Receive expert instruction from a qualified pilot and see just how far YOU come!

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Experience a truly alternative way of flying with an exhilarating helicopter trial flight in a fantastic Robinson 44. If you have always dreamed of becoming a helicopter pilot and soaring through the sky like a professional, then this unforgettable experience is for you! With a 20 minute one-to-one lesson, you will be well on your way to becoming a real pilot. Prepare to be amazed as you witness the capabilities of this nimble aircraft and admire the stunning panorama beneath you. You will have the chance to take charge of the controls to get the 'feel' of being airborne and discover what flying a helicopter is all about.

Your Robinson 44 Helicopter Lesson in Northern Ireland will begin with a comprehensive briefing on safety and the important helicopter flying techniques. Then, accompanied by a fully qualified pilot, you will hop aboard an awesome Robinson 44 helicopter where you can enjoy a breath-taking vertical take-off, before putting this versatile craft through its paces. You will get the chance to take the controls on the flight, and feel the incredible adrenaline rush of manoeuvring this fantastic vehicle through the air.

Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Weight: 20 stone
Your Robinson 44 Helicopter Flight Trial in Northern Ireland will last for 20 minutes, and there is a 10 minute briefing beforehand.
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lesson in Northern Ireland are for 1 person to fly the helicopter with the instructor; however, you have the option to bring 2 friends along in the back of the helicopter without any additional charge.
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lessons in Northern Ireland are available throughout the year, Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.
You should wear comfortable, casual clothes for your Robinson 44 Trial Flight in Northern Ireland. All safety equipment will be provided.
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lessons in Northern Ireland are weather dependent. Strong winds do not often prevent flying, although fog can sometimes make it impossible to land. Please contact the centre on the day of your lesson if you are unsure about the weather conditions.
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flying-lssonsLast week, Experience Days brought you piano lessons...this week we bring you a completely different type of lesson. If you’ve ever fancied yourself to be a pilot or dreamt about flying, then this new addition to Experience Days is perfect for you. Helicopter flying lessons in Northern Ireland - whether you want a taster or a 60 minute lesson, this is the perfect way to kick start your flying career. Before you book in though, we wanted to delve into the world of flight and managed to catch up with one of the pilots - Chris Summers.


Hi Chris, please explain your journey so far and how you got your successful business of the ground and into the air!

Aero-Heli established and based in Newtownards Airfield, was founded in April 2009 and started as a small operation with only one Robinson R22 and one Robinson R44 helicopter. The fleet has now since grown and operates from two facilities, in both Newtownards and Toomebridge providing services in Northern Ireland. It's fleet now comprises of two Robinson R22's, two Robinson R44's and a Eurocopter AS350 B3 helicopter, not including contracted helicopters such as Hughes 269, Eurocopter 120, Agusta 109 and Bell 407 aircraft. Whilst the company now offers services such as aircraft management & handling, hangarage, fleet insurance, helicopter sales, aerial utilities, pilot training and gift vouchers for special occasions, such as weddings, stag parties and Christmas presents!


What has been the biggest or most memorable flying event you’ve provided

The most memorable experience I'd say we’ve had would be providing the Live Aerial Filming of the Intercontinental Rally Championship for the last few years! The flying that is required for this type of aerial filming requires precision and a huge amount of skill from our pilots; we are able to fly at low heights whilst chasing some of the best rally cars in the world and the scenery that comes with these rally stages is like no other, soaring through the Scottish mountains and Northern Irish hillsides, we couldn't ask for a much better office than that!


Is there any ‘inside’ information you can give us? 

Certainly, take a trial lesson! Most people think that helicopters are very expensive and cater only for VIPs. Wrong! We here at Aeroheli offer flights in a helicopter for as low as £99! Not to mention, that for this price you can actually take control of the helicopter for yourself! All of our pilots are qualified flight instructors, and love taking people up for the first time! It's an exhilaration like no other, and besides, who would have thought you could actually fly the helicopter yourself, for LESS THAN £100!


Do you have any exciting plans for the future that you’d like to tell us about? 

There are a couple of things in the pipeline alright! We are hoping to soon acquire some new aircraft, and with both American & European rated pilots, we hope to soon be able to train students in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, right the way up to becoming a commercial pilot themselves! There may be some new offers available for special occasions coming up for Summer 2013 too, so watch this space!


All sounds really exciting Chris! Check out all of the other flying experiences available...



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One Hour Helicopter Lesson Northern Ireland


Duration:60 Minutes


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A whole one-on-one hour session between you and a professional pilot – plenty of time to sit back and enjoy the ride or take control of the aircraft and soar through the sky!


 



20 Minute Helicopter Lesson Northern Ireland


Duration: 20 Minutes


Helicopter: Robinson 44


Price: £165


Another 20 minute trial flight, this time in a Robinson 44 – an unforgettable experience to introduce you to the beauty of getting behind the steering controls of a helicopter.

Price Price: £185.00


Who Group Size & Spectators:
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lesson in Northern Ireland are for 1 person to fly the helicopter with the instructor; however, you have the option to bring 2 friends along in the back of the helicopter without any additional charge.


When Availability:
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lessons in Northern Ireland are available throughout the year, Monday to Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.


duration Duration:
Your Robinson 44 Helicopter Flight Trial in Northern Ireland will last for 20 minutes, and there is a 10 minute briefing beforehand.


Weather Weather:
Robinson 44 Helicopter Lessons in Northern Ireland are weather dependent. Strong winds do not often prevent flying, although fog can sometimes make it impossible to land. Please contact the centre on the day of your lesson if you are unsure about the weather conditions.


What to wear What to wear:
You should wear comfortable, casual clothes for your Robinson 44 Trial Flight in Northern Ireland. All safety equipment will be provided.


Requirements Requirements:
Minimum Age: 8
Maximum Weight: 20 stone


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