Tag Archives: Columbia River

Be Spontaneous Special: Cave B Breakfast Trip

Flying M Air will be flying down to Cave B on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 to for a pair of photo flights in the area. Our scenic flight takes us down the Columbia River past the Rock Island Dam, the site of Spanish Castle, Crescent Bar, and the Gorge Amphitheater. Our return flight takes us over Potholes Coulee and Quincy Lakes.

Crescent Bar

Why not fly down from Wenatchee with us? We’ll be departing Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport at 8:30 AM sharp. While we’re taking care of our photo flights, you can visit Cave B’s excellent restaurant, Tendril, for a delicious breakfast overlooking the Columbia River near the Gorge Amphitheater. Just be back at the helicopter by 10:30 for the return flight.

Be Spontaneous and Save!

This is a “be spontaneous” offer for this date only. Normally, this flight would cost $545. But with this offer, you can save 50% — that makes it only $272.50. This price covers round trip transportation for up to 3 passengers. Total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. It does not include the cost of your meal, should you decide to dine at Tendril. (Note that Cave B’s tasting room will be closed during our morning visit.)

What are you waiting for? There’s only one flight available at this price. Book it now.


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This offer expires at 6:00pm on Tuesday August 16th, 2016.

July 4 Dam-to-Dam Tours

Four flights available on July 4.

Flying M Air is pleased to announce that its first 1/2 hour tour special is Monday, July 4. We’ll be offering 4 different time slots for 1/2 hour Dam-to-Dam Tours.

Rocky Reach Dam

From Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee, we’ll head to the Columbia River and follow it up to the Rocky Reach Dam, then turn around and follow the river back down to the Rock Island Dam. Along the way, you’ll have amazing views of East Wenatchee, Wenatchee, the Wenatchee River confluence, Malaga, both dams, and numerous parks and other points of interest. Get a new perspective of Wenatchee!

Each flight accommodates up to 3 passengers for a 30-minute flight. Weight limits apply: no passenger can weigh more than 275 and total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. All flights originate at the General Aviation Terminal at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee.

This is a special offer 30-minute tour offered on specific dates. (Normally our tours have a 1-hour minimum.)

If you have questions or want to book a longer flight or Winery Trip, call us at 509-699-8044.

Buy your ticket now in our online store.

This offer expires at 11:55pm on Sunday July 3rd, 2016.

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.

Rocky Reach Dam

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.

Fathers Day Weekend Special

Flying M Air is pleased to offer a special 30-minute tour for Father’s Day weekend, 2016.

Take Dad on a flight he’ll remember for a long time. From Wenatchee Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee, we’ll head to the Columbia River and follow it up to the Rocky Reach Dam, then turn around and follow the river back down to the Rock Island Dam. Along the way, you’ll have amazing views of East Wenatchee, Wenatchee, the Wenatchee River confluence, Malaga, both dams, and numerous parks and other points of interest. Treat Dad to a new perspective of Wenatchee!

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Each flight accommodates up to 3 passengers for a 30-minute flight. Weight limits apply: no passenger can weigh more than 275 and total passenger weight cannot exceed 600 pounds. All flights originate at the General Aviation Terminal at Pangborn Memorial Airport in East Wenatchee.

This is a special offer 30-minute tour just for Father’s Day weekend. (Normally our tours have a 1-hour minimum.)

Availability is limited. To book your flight, visit our online store. If you have questions or want to book a longer flight or Winery Trip, call us at 509-699-8044.

This offer expires at 9:00am on Saturday June 18th, 2016.

Hillsboro to Wenatchee Flight

Here’s a gallery of some photos from our recent Hillsboro, OR to Wenatchee, WA flight. We were bringing the helicopter back from it’s annual inspection. Weather along the way prevented us from flying direct. Instead, we enjoyed great views of the Columbia River Gorge, wild horses on the Yakama Nation land, and a fligt up the Columbia from Mattawa.

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Wenatchee to Hillsboro Flight

Here’s a gallery of some photos from our recent Wenatchee, WA to Hillsboro, OR flight. We had one passenger take us up on our very special offer. Although the flight started out smokey due to the fires in North Central Washington, things cleared up halfway through the flight, giving us awesome views of the Klickitat River, Columbia River Gorge, and Portland areas.

Here are a few shots from our nosecam:

You can enjoy views like this! Call us about availability on our return flight or another upcoming helicopter repositioning flight.

Wenatchee to Chelan Photos

The following photos were taken during flights between Wenatchee and Lake Chelan. These are the kinds of views you can expect to see when you join us on one of our wine-tasting trips to Tsillan Cellars in Chelan.