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EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HELICOPTERS EXPLAINED!

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT HELICOPTERS EXPLAINED!
Helicopters are like a magical carpet ride, taking us to some of the most improbable places on earth, so it's natural that we get a lot of questions about these amazing machines.  Here are answers to some of the most common questions:
HOW FAST DO THEY GO?  The typical helicopter we use cruises at about 115-130 kts, which equates to as fast as a 150 mph!
HOW MANY PEOPLE DO THEY HOLD? Our A-Star and Bell 407 helicopters can hold 5 clients, 1 guide and 1 pilot for a total of 7 "souls" on-board. Other operations will use the Bell 212 which can carry up to 12 people on-board. 

WHAT KIND OF WEATHER CAN WE FLY IN?  OR NOT IN?  We operate under the FAA's Visual Flight Rules (VRF) Regulations, which means we cannot fly into clouds.  The pilot needs to be able to "see and avoid" obstacles and other aircraft.  We can fly in snow and rain, but we need to have at least ½ mile of visibility to be &q…