About Helicopter Big Bear: Fun ~ Relaxing ~ Romantic ~ Informative]

Get a new perspective of Big Bear by taking a scenic aerial adventure above the mountain resort from the vantage point of a helicopter cockpit. Helicopter Big Bear is arguably Big Bear’s best entertainment attraction. Witness the beauty of the Bear Valley and surrounding San Bernardino Mountains all year round. Helicopter Big Bear is open seven days a week including all holidays. A helicopter tour is undoubtedly one of the most unique and exciting activities available during your stay in Big Bear.

Helicopter Big Bear offers a variety of tour options with ten different suggested flights ranging from seven to forty-five minutes of flying fun. Pricing starts at $35.00 per passenger and up. There are group and family discounts and specials available. There are many visual opportunities throughout any one of the available tour choices. The bird’s eye views can include many landmarks and points of interest. Besides the great picturesque forest scenery inside The Big Bear Valley, many other views may include numerous mountain area lakes, the Mojave Desert, the towering San Gorgonio mountain range, the Santa Ana canyon and endless other once in a lifetime visual experiences. Cameras are welcome aboard the helicopter for you to capture your journey. The flights are intended to be both exciting and relaxing with a lot of attention put on safety.

Almost all of Helicopter Big Bear’s passengers are first timers in a helicopter. The process is thoroughly explained before the flight with the Helicopter Big Bear staff answering all questions and addressing any concerns perspective passengers may have. While in flight, all passengers are wearing a communicative headset with a microphone and are able to speak with each other and directly to the pilot. The helicopters are fully enclosed with every seat being a window seat. The tours are all private flights with no one else onboard other than your group. All ages are welcome.

Reservations are recommended, with walk-ins also welcome. The tours are guided with special attention put on fun and local facts. Helicopter tours are great for all special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, holidays and would make a great gift with gift certificates available. Many will claim that a helicopter flight is the #1 item to check off their bucket list! Bring your camera, the family, friends, employees, or that special someone and come up to Big Bear and go up with Helicopter Big Bear! We are located inside the Terminal Building at the Big Bear City Airport. Click here to schedule your flight.

Meet Our Staff:

Name: Roy Harding
Position: Owner / Chief Pilot
FAA Pilot Certificate #: 3226665

Pilot Ratings:
• Rotorcraft Airline Transport Pilot
• Certified Flight Instructor
• Certified Instrument Flight Instructor

• 18 Years as active Pilot
• Approximately 3500 Flight Hours

Name: Adam Haidinyak
Position: Helicopter Tour Pilot / Flight Instructor
FAA Pilot Certificate #: 3698837

Pilot Ratings:
• Commercial Rotorcraft
• Certified Flight Instructor CFI / II

Name: Jennifer Harding
Position: Operations Coordinator
FAA Pilot Certificate #: 3211318

Pilot Ratings:
• Private Airplane
• Single engine land w/ instrument

Our pilots goals and objectives:
• To continue to learn and gain knowledge on each and every flight.
• To maintain top physical and mental fitness, health and preparedness.
• To understand passengers anticipatory thought process of flight and teach fundamentals of aviation to all interested.
• To provide a safe, relaxing, stimulating environment to all passengers’ onboard aircraft.
• To maintain top pilot proficiency.
• To respect and be courteous to all other pilots, nature and property owners.
• To display the best customer service possible with a goal of 100% satisfaction.
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