Helicopters are without a doubt one of the most versatile and vital vehicles in the world. Now it's your turn to fly one of these impressive machines.
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Learn To Fly A Helicopter In Melbourne!
Experience the unmatched thrill of flying a helicopter with a trial introductory flight! Flight training in your helicopter introductory training flight will take place in a 2-seater helicopter, a Robinson R22 or Schweizer 300CBi.
After meeting your helicopter flight instructor, you'll have a briefing where the theory and fundamentals of helicopter flight, including an introduction by the helicopter pilot to the controls in your (dual controlled) aircraft.
After a systems check and final OK, it's time for take-off. You're off on a 30-minute helicopter training flight (flight time measured from the step on to step off, with time airborne between 20-26 minutes).
After a few minutes, your instructor will hand over controls, one by one, until, toward the end of the helicopter pilot training flight, you might have full control. Try to maintain a steady flight path, or attempt a hover (staying motionless in mid-air) - which sounds easy, but is hilariously hard!
This is a heart-thumping, sweaty-palmed adventure in a flight experience that should be on everyone's bucket list. Your time in the aircraft will count towards your pilot's licence as a commercial pilot licence if you choose to continue with lessons.
If the weather turns particularly windy or rainy, you will not be able to fly.
Itinerary of flight may vary at the pilot's discretion, dependent on weather and conditions on the day.
A learn to fly a helicopter in Melbourne – 30 minute training flight, which takes place at Australia’s leading helicopter school at Moorabbin Airport, is priced from around $295 at Adrenaline.
Moorabbin Airport (Melbourne)