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Heli Aviation

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8191 N Tamiami Trail, Hangar B1, Sarasota, FL 34243
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A false advertised disappointment!

I had been looking into a helicopter ride as a nice adventure for our 5 year anniversary. I found... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shannon A
A WOW helicopter tour

My Grandson today had a early birthday surprise of a helicopter ride. It was the best. Matti the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nonsense193
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Englewood, Florida
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Heli Aviation based in Sarasota, Florida is the leading provider of helicopter services, focused in initial & advanced flight training, aerial & boat photography, banner-towing, external-load operations, scenic tours, powerline and pipeline operations and provide the most affordable Turbine time building opportunities & experience for career oriented helicopter pilots.
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8191 N Tamiami Trail, Hangar B1, Sarasota, FL 34243
This attraction is at Bradenton Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been looking into a helicopter ride as a nice adventure for our 5 year anniversary. I found heli aviation and saw some good reviews here and mixed ones on other websites. I googled to see if there were any specials and there was...More

Thank Shannon A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My Grandson today had a early birthday surprise of a helicopter ride. It was the best. Matti the pilot was great explaining everything. My Grandson now wants to be a pilot. The company is very professional and safety is a must. Gayle Sedgwick the Administrative...More

Thank nonsense193
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

I flew two days with Heli Aviation. Both times with Manuel as the pilot/instructor - I took my family up on the second flight. We saw sharks, dolphins, manta rays and manatees plus the spectacular beaches of Sarasota. Manuel was a great instructor and pilot....More

Thank Alan J
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Took my daughter for her 21st birthday. It was our first helicopter ride and we loved it! Our pilot, Bob, was friendly and professional. We saw manatees, dolphins, and a few sharks. We are from Sarasota and really enjoyed seeing it from above. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We are locals to Sarasota but immensely enjoyed this helicopter tour of our beautiful city. I booked for my parents anniversary and we all loved this fun exciting ride. Would highly recommend!

Thank Alyssa H
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

OMG, what an awesome treat! We took the beach sightseeing trip on a Saturday morning. The pilot was wonderful (even though he looked way too young to fly) He was an expert. He pointed out landmarks, sharks, dolphins, fish. This is something worth treating yourself...More

Thank Littlekbs
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Went a couple months ago. My wife got it for my birthday. Since then we've taken others for special occasions. I would highly recommend this to anyone, any age. Trip, mour pilot took the time to make everyone feel at ease and it was a...More

Thank Dyche M
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time in a helicopter, great experience. Surprised my husband with this for his birthday. Everyone is super friendly and helpful. We did the ultimate beach tour; you're actually in the air for about 25 minutes, not the 30 minutes that's advertised....More

Thank Kathy115
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heliaviation2015, Owner at Heli Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Good afternoon Kathy, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us. As the owner of Heli Aviation, my goal is to provide a 5-star experience to our clients. We do not shorten times and rather give...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

So my family went on the Ultimate Beach Tour and came back utterly amazed at the experience stating it was one of the best things they ever did. They didn't see a lot of "sea-life" but that, by no means detracted from the experience, they...More

Thank Ray P
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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Grandpa took his 2 grandsons on their first helicopter ride. The ride was wonderful and the pilot made sure we had a great trip. It is something to put on your bucket list.

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