Safety in aviation is one of the most key elements. From flight preparation, preflight checks to flight operations, high mental work load can influence the level or risks involved in the flight. To improve the awareness of what factors can impact the safety, Leocopter is providing the program "Leocopter Safety Talks".
There will be specific topics grouped into a session where our experts from different domains and operations talk you through their knowledge, experience and therefore share their advice to your own benefit.
Important Things to Note
This event will be operated only if the weather is good in the mountains
Available from Monday to Saturday
Please arrive 20 to 30 minutes prior scheduled take-off
There is no confirmation on seat allocation
This flight will take you up close to 14'000 ft. above sea level
Not-to-do When You Fly Helicopter
Do not fly if you feel sick or uncomfortable that day (also valid for intoxication)
Wearing loose clothing might catch it or blow it up into the rotors
High heels, sandals and flip flops are not advised for safety reasons
Not to bring large handbags or backpacks in the cabin; smaller bags usually can be stowed in the baggage compartment or under your seat.
We advise not to wear hats, scarves as these might be blown in the rotor system
If your flight includes a pickup and drop-off service, please arrive 15 minutes before scheduled departure from the pickup location. Otherwise please arrive at the departure location at least 40 minutes before your scheduled flight time for your check in and safety briefing procedure.
Our safety briefing is mandatory for all the passengers and include general safety on board, how to enter and exit the aircraft, seatbelts and headsets handling and emergency procedures. Further we provide the latest weather updates and information about your planned flight.
We understand that you get panic-stricken before a helicopter adventure. But for your concern, we do not plan any thrill rides purposely. We have planned out a comfortable flight itinerary to provide a memorable experience.
Besides, there will be a safety director and technicians to maintain the safety standard and guide you with some safety briefing. Make sure you follow all of their instructions attentively. Most importantly, relax and enjoy this once in a lifetime experience.
However, if you tend to suffer from motion sickness, you may take some medicine before your flight if you choose to.
We have hired experienced and professional pilots in the aviation industry. They are well-versed and hail from several flight instruction or military background. Our pilots also participate in the FAA approved program and undergo extensive training. Each pilot is FAA rated and has more than three thousand hours of flight experience in Airbus, Robinson, and Bell helicopters.
We will commence the expedition only if the weather is good in the mountains. In case, the harsh weather creates any hindrance in operating our helicopter tours safely, then the passengers may withdraw their booking. They can cancel the tour and will get a full refund.
They can also reschedule the tour to the next flight without bearing any additional cost.
Generally, heavy-weighted bags, backpacks, and luggage are not allowed on our flights. As the flights are planned on the basis of the weight, we cannot give permission to our passengers to carry heavily loaded backpacks.
However, larger aircraft have baggage compartments where you can keep smaller bags. Besides, you can store the handbags and photo bags under the seats. Depending on the departure location, we provide lockers on-site so that the travellers can use them without paying any extra charge.
In the aviation industry, safety is one of the most key elements. Fly helicopter takes the center stage in implementing the industry-wide safety standards. We have experienced pilots and maintenance technicians on the board who have undergone extensive training as per FAA requirements to improve the safety standard.
We are committed to the highest levels of safety and risk management. From flight preparation, pre-flight checks to flight operations, we show constant effort to offer a 100% safe environment to the passengers throughout the journey.