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FIRST TIME ON A HELICOPTER IN SAVOIE AND HAUTE-SAVOIE

Haute-Savoie

Exceptional scenery and sensations

Up to 6 passengers

From 15 minutes

From 90€

FIRST FLIGHT ON A HELICOPTER

Discover landscapes from another perspective. Take off and get familiar with new sensations on your very first flight on a helicopter. This private helicopter tour takes you to a complete new world and offers total immersion in a scenic aerial environment. 

Whether you wish to realize your first helicopter flight via a scenic flight or on a private helicopter tour, you'll find your happiness within Savoie Hélicoptères' selection of flights tailored to your needs for this exceptional experience.  

Considering a first helicopter ride as a gift idea? Contact us and we'll tailor this personalized present together. 

STAGES OF A FIRST HELICOPTER FLIGHT

You haven't yet had the chance to fly aboard a helicopter, and you would like to know more about it? You'll find below the different stages of a first flight on a helicopter.

  • We'll meet at our airline's airbase on the date that we'll have previously fixed by phone or email. 

  • Our pilot will give you a briefing on your helicopter flight (duration, steps...). He'll inform you about the safety measures. A headset will be handed to you in order to help the communication along in the aircraft. 

  • You'll then climb aboard the helicopter in which you'll experience your very first flight. 

  • The pilot will start the engine and the rotor blades will start to turn. You'll feel the aircraft rising from the ground and you'll start flying! 

  • Our highly experienced pilot will comment on the flight and share his extensive knowledge about the history and geography the region. 

  • The pilot will give you the landing instructions before safely steering the helicopter back to the ground. 

In order to guarantee a safe and pleasant time,  flights are operated under good weather conditions only. 

We are eager to take you to the sky and to share with you the thrill of unique sensations.

FIRST FLIGHT ON A HELICOPTER: WHAT FOR?

A first flight on a helicopter is certainly the best option to explore the sky for the first time.

This exceptional aircraft will provide you with strong sensations that surpass by far that of the plane that you're already used to. 

Advantages of a helicopter

  • It allows a 360° view of the landscape

  • It's able to fly at a moderate speed and therefore gives you proper time to sight the landscape

  • A helicopter can stand still in the air: this is called hovering.

  • From the aircraft, you'll see Savoie and Haute-Savoie landscapes from a totally unique perspective. 

  • The helicopter can soar to 5000 m of elevation, allowing you do get close to high-altitude marvels and summits such as Mont-Blanc, glaciers, and permanent snow. 

  • A first flight on a helicopter is a fantastic idea for a gift, to experience on one's own or to share with friends or family.

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FIRST FLIGHT WITH SAVOIE HELICOPTERES

To explore the sky, place your trust in a company that specializes in private flights, professional flights and sightseeing helicopter flights. We provide you with the helicopter of your choice in accordance with your needs and expectations. 

Select an aircraft among our fleet and take off for your first time aboard a helicopter:

  • AS-350 Écureuil,

  • Robinson R44,

  • EC 120 Colibri

  • etc.

FAQ

Find below the most frequently asked questions regarding a first flight on a helicopter. 

💰HOW MUCH IS A FIRST FLIGHT ON A HELICOPTER?

If you opt out for a traditional sightseeing tour, we invite you to look at our scenic flight pages. For a discovery ride on a private flight, the price varies depending on your project. The flight plan and the aircraft chosen will have an impact on the final price. The number of passengers doesn't change anything to the price. 

🚁 WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FIRST FLIGHT ON A HELICOPTER AND AN INTRODUCTION TO HELICOPTER FLYING COURSE ? 

A first flight on a helicopter is a discovery of the sensations you get from flying aboard a helicopter. You'll learn what the stages of a flight are, explore landscapes from a new perspective and experience strong sensations, if you're a thrill-seeker. On an introduction to flying a helicopter, you take control of an aircraft under the guidance of an experienced flying instructor. 

🚁 FEAR OF HEIGHTS AND FLYING ON A HELICOPTER ? 

Fear of heights happens when you're on the ground. On a discovery helicopter flight, you won't experience it. Be aware that a helicopter flight can evoke fear for some people, but this type of fear has nothing to do with the fear of heights. 

🔎WHO CAN FLY ON A HELICOPTER ?

Without contraindications from a doctor, everyone can sign up for a first flight on a helicopter. This activity is accessible to children accompanied by an adult. Contact us if you have any doubts; we'll be happy to help you figure out if you can fly with us.