Matt contacted Corporate Helicopters in April 2017 to surprise his girlfriend with a once in a lifetime experience – a marriage proposal! He wanted something unique and unforgettable, so VP of Operations, Mandy Patterson planned the perfect day.Details
Iconic Adventures was seeking an adventure-filled weekend for members of The Atlas 400 Club… so they turned to Corporate Helicopters to coordinate an ultimate excursion!
5 helicopters (3 Astars and 2 R44s) picked up passengers at the Embarcadero Marina Park and set off to Ensenada, Mexico for a weekend getaway at Horsepower Ranch.Details
If you listen to the radio station z90.3, you may have heard about their Epic 48 contest. The contest winners received a 48-hour epic adventure, which included a helicopter flight from Corporate Helicopters, which flew from the USS Midway to Los Angeles.Details
If you’ve been watching ABC’s The Bachelor this season, you may have noticed the helicopter in Episode 2. That was our Astar.
We flew bachelor Nick and his date from the mansion along the beach at Malibu, through Santa Monica, over LAX, through Long Beach, down the coast through Huntington Beach and Newport Beach, before finally landing off the shore of Laguna Beach.Details
This story takes place in a vast Honduran rain forest in an area called La Mosquitia – where deadly insects and snake are in abundance. It involves a local legend about a lost, cursed city and the explorers that decided to initiate a search for the city.
It sounds like the premise of an Indiana Jones movie. Only this story is real, and we had a part in it.Details
On Saturday, February 4th, 2017 Corporate Helicopters’ Flight Training Academy will host an open house. The event will run from 9am-1pm at 3753 John J. Montgomery Drive, Hangar 1, San Diego.
The open house is open to the public and the media is welcome to attend.Details
Love is in the air this time of year! There’s no better what to celebrate your Valentine’s Day then with the one you love flying over San Diego. Talk about impressive! Our Valentine’s Day Romantic Helicopter Tour of San Diego is a special, romantic flight over the majestic Torrey Pines, the beautiful La Jolla Shores…Details
Santa recently visited Corporate Helicopters to pick up some few gift cards for helicopter tours over San Diego for families across the country to enjoy!
He also bought Introductory Flight Lesson gift cards for parents who want to experience the love of flight!Details
We are excited to announce our new evening helicopter tour over America’s Finest City – ‘San Diego City Lights Tour‘! This exciting tour departs from Montgomery Field and flies to Crystal Pier along the coast and bay – featuring all the coastal lights, boats and yachts. You will then soar over downtown San Diego, which…Details
Flying in a helicopter is an ideal way to arrive in San Diego’s wine country – Temecula Valley! Our Winery Lunch Flight begins on an inland tour over San Diego, departing from Montgomery Field and flying inland to discover and aerial view full of back country scenery, horse ranches and luxury homes. You will then land at one of Temecula’s top wineries – Thornton Winery. Once you arrive in style, the helicopter waits as you enjoy your private lunch, wine tasting and a tour around the winery.Details
Corporate Helicopters recently took part in an extraordinary event with the Breitling Jet Team.
From October 4-6, Breitling gathered many of their top distributors (and their distributors’ top clients) at Brown Field in San Diego to host a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for them to experience a ride in their jets, biplane, warbird, stunt plane, helicopter, and skydive.
The purpose of the event as a whole was to give everyone a unique opportunity to experience the different aspects of aviation in a single day. Corporate Helicopters provided an opportunity for all guests to experience flight in a helicopter.Details
Corporate Helicopters was on hand and on call for the 2016 SCORE Rosarito Beach Desert Challenge. For this race, we provided 3 days of support for medevac emergencies.
Each day, different classes of vehicles and motorcycles ran, starting at 6:30am and lasting through the late afternoon.
Having run nearly 150 races in Mexico over the last 40 years, this was the first time SCORE hosted a race in Rosarito Beach.Details
This Saturday, October 1, 2016, we will be participating in an extraordinary charity event held at Qualcomm Stadium. The 2016 Inaugural Ride for Children and Expo is an all-day event to benefit Rady’s Children’s Hospital Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine, an organization that cares for children with critical illnesses and trauma.
We will be flying one of our Eurocopter AS350 B2 Astar helicopters to the event for display. Attendees and children can take pictures with it.Details
Corporate Helicopters recently assisted The Scripps Institute of Oceanography by air lifting large batteries to the Coronado Islands.
The Scripps Institute of Oceanography uses a radar to provide a spatial map of the local ocean surface currents on a real-time basis.Details
Corporate Helicopters is now a Freeflight Systems Authorized Dealer and ready to sell Radar Altimeters! In April 2017, The Federal Aviation Administration will require all Part 135 Rotorcraft with a maximum gross take-off weight of 2,950 pounds to equip the helicopter with a radar altimeter. Not only can you purchase a radar altimeter through Corporate…Details
This post covers some amazing, but lesser known destinations and attractions in San Diego and Mexico that we visited over the last two weekends, when we provided custom helicopter tours for members of the Young Presidents’ Organization.Details
Corporate Helicopters has been awarded the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.Details
The movie Captain America: Civil War features an amusing scene in which Captain America stops an Airbus AS350 helicopter from taking off – using nothing but his bare hands.
Common sense would tell you that this would be an absolutely impossible feat for any normal human – but hey, we’re talking about Captain America here!
Just how strong would Captain America need to be to do this? Nerdist.com recently posted about how much strength it would take to bicep curl a helicopter.Details
Corporate Helicopters flew lovebirds, Mike and Lauren to Punta Morro Resort in Ensenada, Mexico for a surprise marriage proposal! CH Pilot, Peter Clark flew in a Bell 206B3 JetRanger the couple along the California coast and into Ensenada, landing at the gorgeous resort. Once the helicopter landed, Mike popped the question – of course she…Details
On Sunday, January 17th, Corporate Helicopters provided helicopter support for the 2016 Todos Santos Challenge, a surf competition held in 30-40 foot waves.
Todos Santos is a small island 9 miles off the coast of Ensenada, known for a big wave break called “Killers”.Details
If you’ve been keeping up with The Bachelor this season, you may have seen the recent episode where Ben and Jubilee chartered a helicopter.
Corporate Helicopters picked up the couple at the Bachelor mansion in an Astar AS350, and flew them to Cal-a-Vie Health Spa in Vista.Details