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Special, limited-time offers for flights with Flying M Air.

30-Minute Tours from Wenatchee

Flying M Air is pleased to offer 30-minute tours of the Wenatchee area on specific dates and times.

Normally, our flights have a one-hour minimum. But in an effort to make flying with us more affordable for folks who just want a tour of the Wenatchee Valley, we’ve begun setting aside specific weekend and holiday dates and times for shorter flights. You can see what’s available and buy tickets on our Online Store. Just look under the “Specials” heading.

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Specials are often available just a few days before the ticket date, so it’s important to check in occasionally if you want to find a date that works for you. But we’ll also be announcing upcoming dates on this site, so subscribing to our News & Special Offers list is probably a more reliable way to get timely announcements of upcoming special offers like 30 minute flights, as well as ride events and “Be Spontaneous!” deep discount offers for longer flights. You can subscribe by entering your email address in the form on the left side of any page on this site. Then click Subscribe and respond to the confirmation email you receive. You can unsubscribe at any time.

As with all of our flights, we can take up to 3 passengers. All flights originate at Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee and tour the Wenatchee Valley, from the Rocky Reach Dam to the Rock Island Dam and partway up the Wenatchee River. There is a 275-pound seat weight limit and the total of all passengers cannot exceed 600 pounds. Pricing for 30-minute flights is $295 plus tax. Flights are by reservation only and are subject to postponement or cancellation (with full refund, if necessary) in the event of bad weather or helicopter mechanical issues. 30-minute flights may not be used for doors-off photo flights or air taxi services.

If you have questions about our 30-minute flights or any of our other services, give us a call at 509-699-8044.

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.

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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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About Our Special Offers

Watch this space for special offers on last-minute flights.

Although most of these offers will have Wenatchee departures, you may find some special deals from other Washington airports or North Central Washington wineries. All flights listed here are subject to availability and last-minute cancellation. Full payment must be received in advance; payment will be refunded if flight is canceled.

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