Today’s Throwback post: When we flew some of the guys from Z90.3 FM as part of their Epic 48 contest.
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.
Don’t miss the Valle Food & Wine Fest, October 5, 2019 in Valle de Guadalupe, Ensenada. The easiest & fastest way to get there is by helicopter from San Diego. We will have private helicopters available, but they will sell out – so make your reservations ASAP.
With San Diego Comic-Con happening this weekend, we wanted to flashback to one of our favorite Comic Con memories.
In 2010, we got to fly William Shatner to land on the USS Midway as part of an event held by MyOuterSpace.
Here’s a bit of a flashback to December 15, 2018, when we got to fly a special charter to help Irish Santa deliver Christmas presents to Bayside Elementary School.
We also got to do this in 2017.
In this photo from 2014, Corporate Helicopters pilots Ivor Shier, Garner Shepard, Peter Clark and Gary Roesink (not pictured) are standing by, ready to fly four helicopters on a scenic group charter flight from Carlsbad to Los Angeles.
Arrive in style. Avoid the traffic.
Corporate Helicopters can fly you and 4 friends to Coachella Valley from San Diego in our Choppa-Chella to Thermal Airport in style!
We can accommodate large groups or couples.
If you are a few of the thousands that descend on SoCal’s favorite island extravaganza, you’ll want to arrive by helicopter.
Corporate Helicopters is flying adventure seekers to Baja to experience Mexico’s newly popular area!
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.
Take off to Coachella Valley in our Choppa-Chella from San Diego!
On December 16, Ivor Shier piloted a very special flight. He donated a helicopter charter for Irish Santa to Alice Birney Elementary School for their Irish You A Merry Christmas 2017 community celebration.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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!
Corporate Helicopters is featured in the March 2015 issue of Pacific San Diego Magazine! The cover girls are WWE’s Bella Twins, Nikki & Brie.
Corporate Helicopters provided the Astar helicopter featured on the cover and inside spread of the magazine.
If you have ever imagined going to the beach and snowboarding the same day, now you can! Our helicopter flight to Big Bear Mountain from San Diego will fly you, your friends and your snowboards to Big Big Mountain for the day. Instead of driving hours, treat yourself to this VIP experience.
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.
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!
Jennifer and Ron (not pictured) made an “entrance to remember” by flying onto the USS Midway Museum with their bridal party right before their walk down the aisle! Wedding guests are still talking about this surprise helicopter entrance. Congrats to the happy couple!
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.