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Reviewed June 21, 2018

I surprised my husband with the Skyway Bridge Experience Helicopter tour for his Birthday which happened to Fall on Father's day this year. We are expecting our first child and thought why not do a gender reveal while on the Tour. Tampa Aviation was very friendly and Helpful from the beginning and I would Highly recommend using them for your next adventure. A big Thank you to Pilot Ryan for announcing while on flight that we are expecting a baby boy and for making this an unforgettable experience for us :-)

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Megan_Croker
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Stella L, Marketing Manager at Tampa Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

Congratulations on expecting a baby boy. What a great Father's Day gift for your husband! We hope that once your baby is born, you will bring him along for his first helicopter ride over Clearwater or St. Pete. We look forward to welcoming the three of you back!

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful flight over the beaches. A very nice way to see the area! Eventhough it was a small plane it was a very smooth ride! Loved it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lynne D
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Stella L, Marketing Manager at Tampa Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your flight and hope that you will return to now try a helicopter tour! See you soon!

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Today I fulfilled another goal on my Bucket List. I flew a Cessna along with a licensed pilot/instructor. It was an excellent adventure. The instructor was very patient and explained every step that he was doing as we did the pre-flight check.

Once in the air he handed the controls over to me, for the most part. The instructor offered constant encouragement making the experience less stressful and much more enjoyable. Again, he explained everything that we were doing in the cabin in order to safely fly the plane in detail, but not so much as to be overwhelming.

The most difficult function was taxiing the plane on the runway. Using the foot pedals
and not the yoke was confusing. However, it was far less confusing than the helicopter flight lesson I took last Fall.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dennisaroy
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Stella L, Marketing Manager at Tampa Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

We are glad that we were able to assist you in fulfilling another goal on your Bucket List.
We hope you will return to practice some more taxiing on the runway, practice makes perfect!
Looking forward to welcoming you back!

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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Awesome time on a helicopter tour with the wife. First time on a helicopter. It was so cool. Flew over Tarpon springs area and down along the coastline over Honeymoon Island and Clearwater beach. Saw a manatee, sharks and dolphins from above as well. Great time and would highly recommend this to everyone.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stella L, Manager at Tampa Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your flight with us and hope that you will return soon to fly some other destinations. See you soon!

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Husband is a pilot in the UK, so once the instructor knew this he let him fly the whole 45 min flight, with just a bit of direction here and there. The views were amazing, an azure sea, reefs and sand islands. It was a smooth flight, and a great way to see Clearwater and it's surrounds.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lucy M
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Stella L, Marketing Manager at Tampa Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you for flying with Tampa Bay Aviation and we hope you will return again to enjoy other scenic views that we can offer you!

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