Corporate Helicopters flew members of the San Diego County Water Authority over various lakes, rivers, estuaries, pump stations, landed at the Carlsbad Desalination Plant, and finally landed at the Torrey Pines Glider port.

Helicopter Tour for the San Diego County Water Authority

Last week we flew members of the San Diego County Water Authority on a custom group helicopter tour that utilized two helicopters.  The tour helped staff members and personnel with the California Water Board survey lakes, rivers, estuaries, dams and pump stations in San Diego County.

The helicopters landed at various locations, including the Carlsbad Desalination Plant, so passengers could tour the facility.

Top 5 destinations for helicopter charters (from San Diego)

Contending with overstuffed freeway traffic and/or the inconvenience and crowding of major airports, San Diegans have increasingly become aware of helicopter charters as a mode of travel – even for quick travel or weekend getaways.

These chartered flights are direct, convenient, and private.

This post lists the top 5 destinations we fly people to, and what people do there.

Helicopter wedding reception on the USS Midway

Wedding reception on aircraft carrier: Couple arrives by helicopter

Aditya and Pooja are both Lieutenant Commanders in the US Navy. Pooja is a dentist, and Aditya is a flight surgeon.

They met aboard the USS Ronald Reagan in hostile territory at the Gulf of Oman – serving in Afghanistan and Iraq in 2011.

So they decided to host their wedding reception than an aircraft carrier too. And why not have the couple arrive on the USS Midway by helicopter?

Marriage Proposal - Helicopter Charter

Surprise marriage proposal on helicopter charter to Orange County

Sam and Carolina’s first helicopter tour in San Diego was in 2014 when they flew with Corporate Helicopters on a 30 minute ‘Diego Delight’ aerial adventure, which flew them over Southern California’s best attractions. Fast forward 5 years, Sam contacted Corporate Helicopters to start planning his marriage proposal to Carolina. He decided to take the flight to the next level and booked a helicopter charter from San Diego to Orange County.

Girl Scout Landing on USS Midway - Corporate Helicopters

Top Girl Scouts fly onto the USS Midway

Corporate Helicopters was proud to be a part of the 16th Annual Operation Thin Mint Sendoff presented by the San Diego Girl Scouts! This event salutes military and veterans by sending hundreds of boxes of Girl Scout cookies to United States Military Troops overseas. Our AS350 B2 Astar and Bell 206L3 LongRanger flew 22 of the San Diego Girl Scouts’ Top Cookie Sellers onto and out of the USS Midway for the sendoff event.

Helicopter charter to Mexico with Corporate Helicopters and Iconic Adventures for members of The Atlas 400 Club.

Helicopter charter to Horsepower Ranch

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.

Corporate Helicopters recently flew Nick and his date in a helicopter from the Newport Beach mansion to a private yacht on the Season 21 Episode 2 of ABC's The Bachelor

Helicopter date & yacht landing for ABC’s The Bachelor Season 21

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.

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Corporate Helicopters & the Lost City of the Monkey God

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.

A helicopter tour of San Diego and flight to Thornton Winery in Temecula from Corporate Helicopters of San Diego.

Helicopter flight to Temecula Valley

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.

Mike popping the question at Punta Morro Resort in Ensenada, Mexico.

Engagement Flight to Mexico

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…

A helicopter tour of San Diego and flight to Thornton Winery in Temecula from Corporate Helicopters of San Diego.

Helicopter to Temecula Wine Country

Looking for that romantic experience to celebrate an anniversary, birthday or just enjoy beautiful Southern California? Let Corporate Helicopters take you on a private helicopter tour along the the gorgeous San Diego coastline, flying along La Jolla Shores to Solana Beach and head inland over rugged mountains and through beautiful Temecula Valley. Your pilot will land in the wine country on our reserved helipad at Thornton Winery!

Flying Santa and CHP

Flying CHP and Santa

Santa, along with with his little helpers, took a break from his sleigh this Christmas arrived in our Astar helicopter at the Otay border. While he was there, Santa greeted children and passed out candy with the California Highway Patrol.

Helicopter Group Tours

Experiencing an aerial tour of San Diego is the most impressive and exclusive way to show off this gorgeous city! Did you know we offer helicopter group tours? Our charming pilots will customize a tour that’s fit just for you – whether you are a group of 10 or 100, we have recommendations that will impress and excite everyone. This is an excellent opportunity for employee incentives, company rewards, family reunions, group of friends or even large families!

Young Presidents Organization Charters Helicopter to Mexico

A group of young professionals – Young Presidents Organization chartered a helicopter flight to Mexico for a 3-Day excursion coordinated by VP of Operations, Mandy Patterson. Six guys and 2 Bell JetRangers flew south to enjoy a private, catered lunch in Punta Brava with breathtaking views. They also experienced a private gourmet cheese cellar tour and tasting at La Cava de Marcelo and ended with a private breakfast and wine tour at El Cielo.