Pre-Flight Information

Please view and sign our participation form prior to arriving.

“Your Safety is Our Priority”

Please view our Safety Briefing Cards below.

H-120 aka. EC120 Colibri

1 Pilot – 4 Passengers

H-125 aka. AS350 – AStar

1 Pilot – 5 Passengers

R44 Raven II

1 Pilot - 3 Passengers

Helipad
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  • Flights take off from our conveniently located offices at the Executive Terminal, John Wayne Airport  – 19711 Campus Drive, Ste 260, Santa Ana.
  • Please be at our office a minimum of 15 minutes PRIOR to the scheduled flight time.
  • Office Hours Monday – Friday 11 am  to 5 pm. If we do not answer please leave a message and we will call you back within 24 hrs (usually sooner)
  • Flight Hours Regular Tours – 11 am to Sunset, Thursday – Sunday (weather permitting/as available)
  • Reservations suggested 2 weeks in advance.
  • Cancellation Policy A MINIMUM of 72 hours (prior to day of flight) rescheduling/ cancellation notice required.  Failure to give proper notice will result in forfeited flight, voucher and all monies paid. Cancellation, refunds or rescheduling are subject to $25 per seat administration charge. A written request via email or US Post must be submitted.
  • Crowdsourcing (on all tours excluding private flights): We currently fly several different types of Aircraft, seating from 4-9 passengers. A minimum of passengers needed to fly on Helicopters. If your party is less than the minimum people you will probably fly with other people.
  • 225 lb maximum weight limit per person / 600 lbs. combined total for all passengers for weight/ balance & safety on smaller helicopters. 300 lb maximum weight limit per person / 1000 lbs. combined total for all passengers on our larger helicopters. Please call for additional pricing if customer exceeds individual maximum weight limit.
  • Special request, agreed noted weight/s of individuals and or cargo/baggage, may not be changed without prior notification and written approval given by OC Helicopters.
  • Must be 3yrs or older to fly.  Passengers under 18 yrs must be accompanied by parent or guardian.
  • Must book and fly prior to any promotional expiration.
  • Gift cards may be applied towards tours only. Gift cards may not be applied towards the “Get Your Feet Ride”. One gift card per/person per/tour. Gift cards may not be used in combination with other offers.
  • All parties flying must sign participation form. Current photo ID required to fly.
  • Flights may be rescheduled and/or rerouted in the event of unsafe weather conditions.
  • Aircraft subject to change. Services provided by OC Helicopters, Cardinal Air Services and FAA licensed organizations.
  • Charter hourly standby fees may vary.
  • Gratuity not included but ALWAYS appreciated.  (Max needs to be kept in the lifestyle to which he would like to be accustomed).