Discovery Helicopter FlightSky Helicopters
The Discovery Helicopter Flight is an ideal experience for first-time helicopter flyers. Lasting a total of 30 minutes, this experience is designed to introduce participants to the world of helicopters in a welcoming and informative manner.
Tour of SKY Hangar
The experience begins with a tour of the SKY Hangar at Pitt Meadows Regional Airport. Here, participants get a behind-the-scenes look at the operations and maintenance of helicopters, adding depth to the overall experience.
Detailed Aircraft Tour
Participants also enjoy a detailed walk-around tour of the helicopter. This part of the experience provides an up-close look at the aircraft, offering insights into its design, functionality, and safety features.
Picturesque Flight Route
The flight covers a 20km loop, including majestic views of the Fraser River, local islands, and the Golden Ears Bridge. Although the flight time is approximately 10-12 minutes, it packs in plenty of scenery.
Engaging Communication Experience
While onboard, full headsets are provided to listen to live communications. This includes hearing the Airport Tower, local air traffic, and direct communication from the pilot, adding an authentic layer to the experience.
Informative Pilot Narration
During the flight, the pilot provides narration, sharing information about the landmarks and landscapes seen from above. This commentary makes the experience educational and engaging.
Suitable for Families
This helicopter experience is family-friendly, welcoming passengers as young as 2 years old. It's an excellent opportunity for children and adults alike to experience the thrill of flying.
The Discovery Helicopter Flight offers a perfect blend of education, excitement, and scenic beauty. It's an excellent opportunity for those new to helicopter travel to learn about aviation in a hands-on environment, while enjoying stunning views of British Columbia's natural landscapes.