IHFS Launches Discovery Flights in Robinson 66 Helicopter

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IHFS Launches Discovery Flights in Robinson 66 Helicopter

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IHFS Launches Discovery Flights in Robinson 66 Helicopter

By Ofonime Essien

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Have you ever wondered what it is like to pilot a helicopter or fly in one? Wonder no more. Either as a gift to a friend or a treat to yourself, International Helicopter Flying School (IHFS), Enugu – Nigeria, the first helicopter pilot training institution in Nigeria and the West African sub-region can make that dream a reality as it has launched discovery flights in Robinson 66 Turbine Helicopter.  There are only few people who can brag about having piloted a helicopter before but you may as well be the next one.

Whether your discovery flight lesson is just a one-time “bucket list” experience or the foundation for determining if becoming a certified private pilot or even a professional career helicopter is right for you, a discovery flight lesson is a valuable and memorable experience.


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The Discovery Flights are a true “hands-on” flying experience for those interested in flying helicopters. Discovery flights opens up the magical world of flying, where you have a go and actually fly the helicopter. It is an amazing experience that allows you to feel the excitement of actually piloting a helicopter.

Discovery Flights are operated with the greatest care for safety. You’ll be closely monitored by their extremely experienced pilot, who will be able to correct any errors and ensure that the flight is safe and calm, while still being an exciting and educational experience.

Let one of their certified instructors become your guide in the sky as you take the controls of an aircraft for the first time. Consider this your very first flight lesson. There is no better way to discover if flying is for you. Discovery Flights are also ideal for those adventure seekers, simply looking for the thrill and bragging rights of having actually flown a helicopter. Join an elite group.


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The discovery flight will take three hours to complete including the one hour flight. Each discovery flight begins with approximately one hour of ground training before the flight, one hour flight in the simulator covering topics such as helicopter controls and aircraft pre-flight inspection. Once ground training and simulator flight are done, you will hop into the pilot-in-command seat for one hour of actual flight time with one of their Certified Flight Instructors (CFI) in a Robinson R66 turbine helicopter over the beautiful city of Enugu, Nigeria.

Wing Commander Fauziyyu Sani Maaji with Abubakar Ali Enugu City Enugu City River Niger Bridge
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Wing Commander Fauziyyu Sani Maaji with Abubakar Ali during an Instrument flight over the city of Enugu

Robinson R66 Turbine Helicopter

Pricing: $600.00

Duration:  Three Hours (1 Hour in the helicopter, 1 hour ground training, 1 hour in the simulator)

This lesson includes: Aircraft Inspection, Safety Briefing, Flight Briefing/Debriefing, covering the effects of the controls during the Hover and Cruise Flight with 1 hour Flight Time Instruction at the Controls of a Robinson R66 helicopter flying over the city of Enugu, Nigeria. This is a “Hands on Experience.”

If you are interested in booking one of their discovery flights, contact them to arrange a session.

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Ofonime Essien

Mr. Ofonime A. Essien, is a Helicopter Pilot. He is also a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Oracle Certified Associate (OCA), a Computer Forensics Expert, a Blogger, Web Master, a Writer and an Entrepreneur. He is an avid reader. He likes motivating others to achieve their dreams through writing and speaking.

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