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The Importance of Regular Aircraft Maintenance

January 11, 2020 Leave your thoughts

When you own a car and you get lax on your maintenance routine, it’s not the end of the world. Maybe one day, your car won’t start. Maybe it will stop while you’re in traffic. It’s inconvenient, and potentially hazardous, but it’s generally not a matter of life and death. When you’re at the controls of a helicopter, however, the last thing you want is to experience a rotor-stopping mechanical failure while you’re in mid-flight. After all, aggravating the other commuters and plunging from the sky are two very different scenarios. Beyond proper training at the flight stick, the most... View Article

Overcome Your Fear of Flying with a Helicopter Tour

December 28, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Suffering from a fear of flying in Montana? You’re not alone. From coast to coast, more than 20 million Americans find themselves overcome by anxiety from the mere thought of flying on a jumbo airliner 30,000 or more feet in the air. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to diminish the nerves that accompany a flight. Get educated It’s one thing to hear someone say that flying is the safest form of travel. It’s quite another to know it for yourself. That’s why the most critical step in overcoming your fear of flying in Montana is to read articles... View Article

Frequently Asked Questions About Helicopter Flight Instruction

December 7, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Are you interested in becoming a helicopter pilot? Whether it’s something you’ve dreamed of doing as a career or a hobby, there are opportunities for you to get up in the air with the proper training and certification. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about helicopter flight instruction in Montana. How long do I need to spend on training before I’m able to become a professional pilot? The answer to this question really depends on how frequently you’re able to get up in the air and how much time you’re able to commit to the... View Article

What Are Photo Flights, and Why Not Just Use a Drone?

November 23, 2019 Leave your thoughts

Photo flights are common among people who enjoy nature and landscape photography, as they allow for a unique vantage point of the land—high up above, and the ability to see for miles. But what’s the point of going on a photo flight in Montana when you can just use a drone? Wouldn’t that be a whole lot easier and cheaper and allow you to get some of the same shots? It’s not quite that simple. While drones do allow for the potential for some great shots from unique vantage points, they are also only able to stay in the air... View Article

Should I Invest in a Helicopter Tour?

November 5, 2019 Leave your thoughts

A helicopter tour is an investment. Is it one you really want to make? If you decide to move forward, make sure your helicopter tour investment in Montana doesn’t go to waste—be sure to prepare for the experience and plan ahead in general. Here are some things to think about before splurging on this sky-high adventure: Budget: The majority of people interested in helicopter flight tours come across the option while planning a vacation or once they arrive at their vacation destination. Whether you come across it in an advertisement or by word of mouth, the first question that likely... View Article