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Address: 16425 Vanowen St, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA 91046
Phone Number: 310-948-4354
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Description: Elite Helicopter Tours is the #1 tour operator for 2010 serving the...
Elite Helicopter Tours is the #1 tour operator for 2010 serving the greater Los Angeles area with the lowest rates & no hidden fees. A helicopter tour of Los Angeles is a perfect way to see all the celebrity homes, architecture, historical sites, Hollywood sign, beaches, and more that make Los Angeles the world renowned place that it is. Our professional pilots, perfect safety record, air-conditioned Robinson R-44 helicopters, friendly and courteous service all make for an adventure of a lifetime. We also offer training, aerial photography/video, long-line/lifting services and more.
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Flying with Lorenzo

Having never flown in a helicopter before, I have to rate this as excellent because we took off and landed in one piece. Our pilot was Lorenzo Lamas, yes THAT Lorenzo. Our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Alta Loma
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Alta Loma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Having never flown in a helicopter before, I have to rate this as excellent because we took off and landed in one piece. Our pilot was Lorenzo Lamas, yes THAT Lorenzo. Our flight was exhilarating and Lorenzo was very informative and friendly. He's passionate about flying and knows the area well which makes this a trip worth taking. And it's... More 

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West Coast Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our Pilot Rick has been flying for 35 years and I could not think of anyone better to have flown us around LA. A very skilled pilot but also knowledgeable of locations and properties. We originally booked their Bell Jet ranger to take 4 of us at once, but last minute maintenance grounded the chopper and we took 2 separate... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Was an incredible experience. From setting up the trip to the actual flight everything was very easy. Lorenzo our pilot was very accommodating and did a great job showing us the birds eye view. Highly recommend to anyone

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Had a helicopter tour today with Elite Helicopter tours if you want to see LA at its best this tour is a must , the pilots are amazing and will point out the best landmarks seeing the Dodgers stadium and the Hollywood sign was awesome and we even flew over Johnny Depps house , LA is a beautiful city and... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I've lived in LA all my life and seen most of the sights, but seeing it from a birds eye view is like a different city. Circling the downtown sky line was pretty cool. Our pilot Gil was informative and a very experienced pilot. Would totally recommend to any one who was born and raised in LA or visiting for... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Elite Helicopter Tours beats every every experience I have ever had by miles. My experience with this company showed me a world I never though existed. I couldn't stop with just one flight. After the very first flight I took I came back for training. The pilots everything to me such as how the machines worked and how the obtain... More 

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Ellabell, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My wife and I went to the Los Angeles area and wanted to do something unique. So we looked up Elite Helicopter Tours. Communication to the company was very open and effective. We were given clear and conscience directions to the air port, and were greeted at the gates by one of the pilots. Both pilots were professional and courteous.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I took an Introductory flight with Elite Helicopters and thoroughly enjoyed it. My instructor Andy was friendly, professional and a very competent pilot. There helicopters are all well maintained and the whole experience was very enjoyable. I will definitely go back and fly with them again.

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Linkoping, Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We (my daughter and I) flew with this Company in May-14 for 30 minutes over Downtown and Hollywood, it was absolutely amazing!! The best way to view LA! The pilotes Lorenzo and his collegue were very informative and skilled, we loved every second of this event! The pricng was very resonable too! We will definately do this again!

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Dorset
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

This was a surprise from my son on our trip to visit him in LA. First ever helicopter flight for myself, son and daughter. Hubby had flown before. So pleased that my first experience was with these guys. They were professional from the start and very friendly and informative. I had a fabulous time, we all did, one I'll never... More 

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