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Address: 63048 Powell Butte Hwy, Bend, OR 97701
Phone Number: 541-383-8825
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Description: Discover Bend, Oregon and close Central Oregon surroundings in an exciting...
Discover Bend, Oregon and close Central Oregon surroundings in an exciting helicopter flight. All tours are performed with state of the art Bell and Robinson helicopters which are maintained by factory-trained technicians and flown by highly experienced commercial pilots to ensure your safety. In fact, the Bell 206 Jet Ranger has the highest safety record of any aircraft in the world.
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Fantastic aircraft tour of Central Cascades

My son-in-law and I really enjoyed the one hour flying tour over Three Sisters, Broken Top, and Mt. Bachelor. I don't know why everybody flocks to the helicopter tours. They are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Beaverton, Oregon
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Tigard, Oregon
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We rented a 4 seater to tour the cascades. It was about 40 minutes. Had some nice views of the 3 sisters, and obsidian flow. All 3 of the family succumbed to motion sickness right at the end. Our pilot Scott didn't talk much, but was friendly and answered all our questions.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My son-in-law and I really enjoyed the one hour flying tour over Three Sisters, Broken Top, and Mt. Bachelor. I don't know why everybody flocks to the helicopter tours. They are expensive as you just burn fuel. The aircraft tour was just as amazing and smooth.

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New York
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was amazing! We did the High Cascades tour in a small little Cessna. I'd never flown in a small plane, and it felt safe as can be --- it's definitely a different experience and one you have to try for yourself! You fly over the tops of Bachelor, Broken Top, and the Sisters, and as the other reviewers have... More 

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Ridgefield Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

My wife and I flew the High Cascades Tour. Even though it was January 2nd, the day was clear. At times it felt like we could touch Mt Bachelor and Broken Top. We flew with Colby, truly an amazing pilot. I highly recommend him as well as all the staff at Leading Edge Aviation. They are quite professional. This tour... More 

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La Pine, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

I received this as a present....it is the best present I have ever gotten !!! I took the High Cascades Tour with Jordon as my pilot. Getting to see all the sites from the air is thrilling. I want to go again & again. Jordon was very knowledgeable about the area and it was a joy to fly with him.... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

I was given a helicopter tour of Central Oregon last year and finally got around to taking the flight. It is definitely one of the best birthday presents I've ever gotten. It is a fun and unique way to see the area and many unique natural wonders the has to offer. If you are looking for a unique present for... More 

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Sisters, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

My husband and I flew with friends from Sisters and fulfilled a long standing wish to see our area from the air. The weather was beautiful! We booked the 1 hour flight, and were able to fly over our homes in Sisters, then over the Cascades to the beautiful lakes on the backside. Beautiful waterfalls, Deschutes River, Pilot Butte, lava... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

We booked the 15 minute Discover Bend Tour, and had a great time! They are professional safe, hospitable, and reliable! The fee is very fair! We had a wonderful time with them!

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Leading edge offers a number of different tours, all around central Oregon. They can also plan a custom tour for you if need be. But the staff is extremely friendly, professional, and courteous, with seemingly a ton of knowledge of both the area and the aircraft you fly in. The prices are a tad steep, but in the end its... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2011

My wife and I took a helicopter flight from Bend to look at the surrounding area. We flew up the Deschutes River and then to Sun River. The view of the mountains was amazing. As a forty year pilot I was impressed with the safety of the operation and the excellent condition of the helicopters in Leading Edges fleet of... More 

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