Experience the magic of one hour helicopter tours
One hour could change your perspective on Gloucestershire – and introduce you to the magic of helicopter flight. A helicopter tour of this duration is the perfect introduction to helicopter flying and a great way to see some beautiful scenery. And for an added dimension, what about opting for a mystery tour from a conveniently located Gloucestershire base? A flight like this would make a wonderful surprise gift for a friend, a partner or anyone who deserves the experience of a lifetime – or even just for you! Here’s what you need to know to make it happen.
Choose helicopter tours from a menu of interesting locations
One-hour helicopter sightseeing tours are usually designed around a menu of interesting locations. These will have been carefully selected for their popularity and the great view you’ll get from the air. A typical tour of Gloucestershire would start and finish at Staverton, taking in tbc, tbc, tbc and other locations en route. Flying at about 1500 feet, and up to 120 mph, this is a perfect way to see several famous landmarks in a short time
Unlike anything you’ll have flown in before…
Bring your camera because the views will be amazing, and don’t be surprised if you get the opportunity to take the controls during the flight. Even for people who have flown fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters have a totally different feel. And if you’ve never flown anything, it’ll be something you’ll never forget. In fact, it’s not unusual for passengers on scenic helicopter flights to be so inspired by their hands-on experience that they decide to learn helicopter flying. Some even build careers in helicopter aviation.
Helicopter flights are exciting enough when you know where you’re going. But for extra suspense, how about arranging a mystery tour? Whether you choose this for yourself or a friend, the only location you can be sure of is that of the helicopter base. Everything else is, as the name of the experience suggests, a complete mystery. After your personalised briefing, you’ll be strapped in to the aircraft for take-off. Then you’ll have to start guessing where you’re off to – as you enjoy the beautiful landscape unfolding far below.
Whether you know exactly where you’re flying to, or you haven’t got a clue, It’s easy to arrange thrilling one-hour scenic flights around Gloucestershire. A quick Google search will produce a list of helicopter operators who run helicopter tours. Staverton Airport, between Cheltenham and Gloucester, is likely to be the most convenient base for a one-hour aerial tour of Cotswolds, Gloucestershire or the Severn Estuary.
What are you waiting for? If you’ve already flown a helicopter tour you know how enjoyable a scenic flight can be. And if you haven’t, can you really afford to miss out any longer. Take the plunge; it’s never been easier to find your wings and appreciate Gloucestershire from the air.