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Lake Powell Photo Flights, April 2017

Flying M Air is tentatively planning a week-long trip to Page, AZ on Lake Powell. We’ll be conducting photo flights of the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area vicinity from Page Municipal Airport for professional, semi-professional, and serious amateur photographers. Right now, we’re looking at April 23 to April 29, 2017 as possible dates.

Flying M Air’s Chief Pilot, Maria Langer, has logged well over 200 hours of flight time in the Lake Powell area since 2005 for aerial photography and charter flights. She knows the lake better than most helicopter pilots, having flown it from Horseshoe Bend (downstream from the Glen Canyon Dam) all the way up past Hite to Canyonlands National Park. She has worked with dozens of still and video photographers for fine art and documentary photography, including many of the photo excursions for Mike Reyfman’s photo tours.


In addition to the Lake, Page is home of Antelope Canyon and near The Wave — two geological formations popular with photographers. There are plenty of other photographic destinations in the area, including the Wahweap Hoodoos, Marble Canyon, and Alstrom Point. And, of course, Lake Powell is on the Grand Circle of National Parks in southern Utah and Northern Arizona, close to the Grand Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches, Monument Valley, and many other parks. Our photo flights could easily be part of a long photo excursion in the area.

Because we’re not based anywhere near Lake Powell these days, we’d be bringing the helicopter in from Washington or California. We plan on distributing helicopter repositioning costs among the photographers who fly with us in an effort to keep these costs as low as possible. The more photographers who sign up, the lower the cost will be.

We’re also making tentative plans for a 5- or 7-day houseboat trip from Page on the lake for up to six people (double occupancy). This trip would only be available to people who flew with us on photo flights and would begin the day after the photo flights were concluded.

Photo flights with us at Lake Powell could easily be part of a longer photography vacation in this scenic area of the desert southwest.

Are you interested in joining us for this event? We’re working up a list of photographers who want to be kept informed about this. Please fill in the form below to send us your information. Your email address will not be shared or used for anything other than this trip. And please spread the word. With a possibility of 2-4 flights a day for the entire week, we’ve got the potential to take a lot of clients up. The more people taking advantage of this offer, the less expensive it can be.

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By submitting this form, you are agreeing to be contacted about our tentatively planned photo flights at Lake Powell in April 2017. This information is not used for any other purpose. You are under no obligation to participate; this informational is solely to get an idea of interest in this trip. You can be removed from this list at any time, should you decide you are no longer interested.

September Special Offer Flights

Flying M Air is pleased to offer your choice of special offers for certain dates in September, 2015.

  • Special Offer #1: 20% Off 1-hour tours
    Our regular charter rate is $545/hour. On the dates and times listed below, you can save 20% — that’s $109 — off the regular price for a one-hour tour anywhere* in the Wenatchee area.
  • Special Offer #2: Special 30-minute Tour
    Other than at ride events, our minimum flight time for tours is one hour. On the dates and times listed below, you can go for a 30-minute tour anywhere* in the Wenatchee area for $272.50.

Scene from a ride.

These special offers are available on the following dates only:

  • Saturday, September 5: 8 AM – 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM – 4 PM
  • Thursday, September 10: 10 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Saturday, September 19: 8 AM – 9:30 AM, 2:30 PM – 4 PM
  • Saturday, September 26: 9 AM – 11 AM
  • Wednesday, September 30: 9 AM – 11 AM

Interested in a custom helicopter tour you’ll remember forever? What are you waiting for? Call us now! 509-699-8044

*Please note that we cannot fly in areas covered by temporary flight restrictions due to firefighting activities. We can take up to 3 passengers on either special offer flight; weight limits apply. Special offers cannot be combined. Reservations are required. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

Adventure Flight Offers: Wenatchee to Hillsboro or Hillsboro to Wenatchee

Along the Way

Ferry flights are always a good excuse to offer deep discounts to folks interested in traveling by helicopter. Here are two offers for flights coming up soon:

Wenatchee, WA to Hillsboro, OR

On August 24, Flying M Air is flying its helicopter to Hillsboro, OR for scheduled maintenance. We’ve got two passenger seats available on this flight for folks who want to experience a long, cross-country flight by helicopter.

Weather permitting, we’ll fly direct to Hillsboro from Wenatchee, crossing the Cascade Mountains between Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens. This is an amazing flight that we first did in August 2013. You can see video from this 90-minute flight here:

If cloud cover is too low, we’ll take a longer route past Yakima and the Dalles and cross the Cascades along the Columbia River. This will likely add about 30 minutes to the total flight time.

We are departing at 7 AM sharp from Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport​. We can take up to 2 passengers plus some luggage, in case you want to spend a few days in the area. We’ll be landing at Hillsboro airport, which is just southwest of Portland. Car rentals and airport transportation is available. This offer does not include any ground transportation or a return flight.

The total cost of this air taxi flight is $425 for up to 2 passengers (not each). That’s about the same as two tickets on Horizon/Alaska Air — and it’s quicker and far more scenic!

Hillsboro to Wenatchee

We’re planning to bring the helicopter back to Wenatchee on September 3, 2015. We’ve got two seats for the return flight as well. The same route options based on weather apply.

We are departing at 10 AM sharp from Hillsboro Airport. We can take up to 2 passengers plus limited luggage. We’ll be landing at Wenatchee Airport, which is east of Seattle on the east side of the Cascade Mountains. Car rentals and airport transportation is available. This offer does not include any ground transportation or a return flight.

The total cost of this air taxi flight is $425 for up to 2 passengers (not each).

Book Your Adventure!

To book either flight, call Maria at 509-699-8044 or 928-231-0196.

This offer expires at 8:28am on Wednesday September 2nd, 2015.

Adventure Flight Offer: Wenatchee to Sacramento at 55% Off

This trip is also available as a gift certificate, perfect for holiday gift giving. Call us now for more information: 509/699-8044.

Flying M Air will be repositioning its helicopter from the Wenatchee area to the Sacramento area of California in mid to late February. We can take up to two passengers with limited luggage on this 5-7 hour cross country flight.

In an effort to fill these seats, we’re offering them at a deep discount of $250/hour for one or two people (not per person) — that’s about 55% off our usual rates.

We’ll let you pick the route — weather permitting:

  • Go the fastest, most direct route. That’ll take about 5 hours, with two stops for fuel along the way. We’ll leave Wenatchee southbound and fly over Yakima, crossing the Columbia River again near the John Day Dam. From there, we’ll head nearly due south through Oregon, past windmill farms, winding rivers, lava fields, cinder cones, and dry lake beds. We’ll stop for fuel at Redmond and overfly Klamath Falls. We’ll pass on the east side of Mount Shasta and enter California. After stopping again for fuel at Redding, we’ll fly down California’s central valley, criss-crossing the Sacramento River and overflying orchards and rice fields before landing at Sacramento Airport. Approximate cost for two people: $1,200
  • The Oregon Coast with a Marine Layer drifting in.

    Go a more scenic route along the Oregon and California coasts. That’ll take about 7 hours, with two stops for fuel along the way. We’ll leave Wenatchee southwest bound, crossing the Cascade Mountains between Mount Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. We’ll hit the Oregon Coast at Tillamook and follow the coastline south, stopping for fuel at Newport and later at Eureka. We’ll stay as close to the coast as weather permits, finally turning inland at the mouth of the Russian River. If you like, we can drop you off at any Napa or Sonoma Valley Airport or approved landing zone so you can start a wine country vacation. Otherwise, we’ll head in to Sacramento Airport. Approximate cost for two people: $1,700.

Trip includes:

  • One-way helicopter transportation as described above for one or two people with limited luggage.
  • One copy of Robbie: The Robinson Helicopter Experience coffee table book, which features Flying M Air.
  • One Flying M Air hat for each passenger.
  • An experience you’ll never forget!

Trip does not include:

  • Ground transportation to/from airports.
  • Meals.
  • Overnight accommodations before or after the flight or during the flight if weather delays are encountered.
  • Return flight to Wenatchee Airport.

Flight date to be determined by February 1.

This is an incredible opportunity for a helicopter adventure you’ll remember forever. What are you waiting for? Book this flight now.

Give the Gift of Helicopter Adventure

If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything, a Flying M Air gift certificate might be the answer. And because our gift certificates are per flight (not per person), they make a great gift for couples or groups of up to three people.

Flying M Air offers gift certificates for all of its tours, day trips, and multi-day excursions. This year, we’re also offering gift certificates for specific dollar amounts that can be applied to any Flying M Air service.

Learn more about how our gift certificates work.

Save 15% This Holiday Season

From now until December 31, we’re making it a little bit easier to save money when giving the gift of helicopter adventure.

Mention this special offer and you can take 15% off the cost of any gift certificate. For example, buy a gift certificate for a Tsillan Cellars Tasting Trip and pay only $463.25, a savings of more than $80. Or pay only $170 for a $200 gift certificate to be used toward any flight*.

Ready to give the gift of helicopter adventure? Don’t wait until the last minute. Give us a call at 509-699-8044 today!

*Dollar-value gift certificates purchased at discounted prices may only be used for full-price flights.

$50 Helicopter Rides, December 12

Weather permitting, Flying M Air is pleased to offer a limited number of helicopter rides from Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport on Friday, December 12, 2014 between 3 and 4 PM.

Scene from a ride.

The rides, which are priced at $50/person plus tax, will cover an approximately 20-mile loop that includes East Wenatchee, downtown Wenatchee, and the Columbia River between the north and south end bridges. Advance ticket purchases are required. Buy your tickets online.

We can take 2 or 3 people per flight; weight limits apply. If you have questions, call us at 509-699-8044 or 928-231-0196.

Crush Season Wine Tasting Tour Discounts

From now through October 31, Flying M Air is pleased to offer a discount of $75 off wine tasting flights to Tsillan Cellars Winery in Chelan or Cave B Estate Winery in Quincy.

A view along the way

This is your chance to enjoy a scenic flight in the Wenatchee Valley area, as the trees in orchards and beyond turn bright shades of yellow and red. Fly over the blue Columbia River under blue skies, getting a new perspective of familiar sights.

When you land at the winery, go inside the tasting room for a wine tasting or into the restaurant for a meal — or do both! Your pilot will wait up to 2 hours while you enjoy the hospitality of the winery staff.

Afterwards, you’ll head back to Wenatchee Pangborn Airport by a different route with different scenery to complete your trip.

Special Offer: Book and complete your flight before October 31 and take $75 off the normal price.

Learn more about our wine-tasting tours.

This offer expires at 4:00pm on Friday October 31st, 2014.

Helicopter Rides at Wenatchee Wings & Wheels

Flying M Air will be offering helicopter rides on Sunday, October 6 starting at 3:00 PM at Wenatchee Pangborn Airport in conduction with the Wenatchee Wings & Wheels event. Rides will be 5-8 minutes long. Tickets will be available at the event in Eastmont Park on Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6 for $35.

Special Offer

You can pre-purchase your ride tickets in advance at the discounted price of $30/person (+ tax). Not only does this save you money, but it assures that you get the time slot you want so you don’t spend a lot of time waiting for your turn.

To take advantage of this offer, give us a call at 509-731-HELI (4354) by Friday, October 4. Have your credit card ready.

Please keep in mind that there is a minimum of 2 passengers per flight and we can take up to 3 passengers at a time. Weight limits apply; we cannot fly any passenger who weighs more than 275 pounds.

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