Westchester County

Private Helicopter Flight Lesson from Westchester

Westchester County, USA
Helicopter Flight Lesson Above New York

From $560.00

per group (up to 2)

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Flight time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Experience the thrill of flying a helicopter just a short drive from New York City. With this beginner-friendly experience that's perfect for aviation enthusiasts, you start with a lesson covering safety protocols and flying techniques. Then hop aboard your Robinson helicopter and take to the skies. With the help of your instructor, you'll whisk into the air to enjoy the bird's-eye views, and even take the controls and fly yourself.
  • Aviation fans can fly a helicopter with a private flight, from White Plains
  • Learn the basics on the ground and practice flying yourself
  • Admire the views of the Atlantic coast, Hudson River, and Big Apple skyline
  • Get a top value with pilot, and Robinson R​44 Raven II ride included

What's Included

  • Private Helicopter Flight Lesson
  • Airport fee $35 per person

Meeting and Pickup

You can head directly to the meeting point, or request pickup

Meeting point

  • 67 Tower Rd, West Harrison, NY 10604, USA

    Atlantic Aviation West, 67 Tower Road, White Plains, NY 10604. Meeting point is easily accessible by the Metro-North train from Grand Central to White Plains station (35 minutes express), then a quick taxi ride (15 minutes) to helicopter base. Free parking available.

Pickup points

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End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

Pickup details

Roundtrip transfer from Manhattan (if option booked). Pickup 90 minutes before flight. The rates are based on regular cars.

What To Expect

Wings Air Helicopters

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Westchester County (Pass By)

Wings Air Helicopters

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Total weight per passenger: 249 lbs
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Flight lessons depart from Westchester County Airport in White Plains, a relaxed crowd-free location just outside NYC easily accessed by public transit (Metro-North rail from Grand Central Terminal) or car (free parking).
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Convenient roundtrip transfers are available from anywhere in Manhattan for additional fee (if option selected).
  • Stroller accessible
  • Federal regulations do not permit flight lessons in New York City airspace therefore they stay over the Westchester area, Hudson Valley or Connecticut. Routes are subject to change based on weather, air traffic control and temporary flight restrictions.
  • Service animals allowed
  • All flights are subject to weather and helicopter maintenance; if canceled due to these reasons, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Routes are subject to change due to weather, air traffic control, and temporary flight restrictions.
  • English proficiency is required for flight lessons. Flight lessons begin with ground instruction then students do approximately 75% of the flying using dual controls, under flight instructor supervision.
  • Maximum weight 250 lbs (113 kg) per passenger and 500 lbs (226 kg) combined in R44 helicopter.
  • Children younger than 2 years may ride on their parent’s lap at no cost.
  • Minimum age 14 years. Under 18 requires parental or guardian consent.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not allowed on helicopter flights.
  • Wings Air Helicopters LLC assumes no liability for any services (ground transportation, photography, catering, hotel, etc.) arranged on client’s behalf with third parties.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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