**NOTE: For the ultimate in social distancing, we recommend booking all seats on the aircraft so that the only guests on the helicopter are the individuals in your party. **
In our McDonnell Douglas 500 (like the helicopter from Magnum P.I.), 3 out of the 4 seats are next to a window. The seat located between the pilot and seat 2, has a view of the spectacular landscape through the windshield. In the diagram below, “P” is for pilot.
In our Bell 407, the seating is executive style (like a limousine). There is one passenger in the front with the pilot and five in the back. Two seats face the other 3 seats allowing you to see and talk to the person(s) you are flying with. In the diagram below, “P” is for pilot.
Seating is assigned based on weight and balance following guidelines which have been approved by the FAA. If you purchase a seating upgrade it is not a guarantee; however, if you purchase a co-pilot and/or window seat upgrades, we will do our best to seat you in your purchased location. If we cannot accommodate a seat upgrade due to weight and balance requirements for your flight (or for any other reason), we will refund your upgrade purchase at check-in. However, because of the outstanding helicopters we fly, viewing is great from all of the seats. Please note that our Capacity Surcharge policy applies to passengers weighing 265-300lbs and our Extra Seat policy applies to guests over 300 lbs.
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