First established in the Fall of 2016, BlueSky Helicopter Tours provides a unique perspective offering breathtaking views from the luxury of a private helicopter. Passengers will experience the fun of flying in a Robinson R44 helicopter while seeing the city and surrounding area’s sites. Don’t forget your cameras! You won’t want to miss a moment with BlueSky Helicopter Tours.
The Pilots at BlueSky Helicopter Tours bring a combined 50 years of aviation proficiency with varying military and instruction flight experience backgrounds. With a wide knowledge of the BlueSky tour areas, your helicopter Captain can provide narration throughout your tour, providing compelling details and anecdotes about the various points of interest.
Safety for our passengers is BlueSky Helicopter Tour’s number one priority. BlueSky operates within all current FAA regulations and safety procedures to ensure the best experience for everyone. With a FAA certified air tour company and experienced aircrew, you can take comfort in knowing you will be well cared for.
BlueSky Helicopter Tours operates from the TSTC Waco Airport (701 Airline Drive) in Waco, Texas offering a variety of direct booking options and tour lengths.
BlueSky Helicopter Tours delivers a fun and professional experience from the moment you arrive to your departure location until you finish your tour. Our knowledgeable staff members are always keen to answer any questions, at any time during your experience.
While taking a tour with BlueSky Helicopter Tours, your experience begins with a simple pre-flight check in, followed by approximately a 30-minute ground school which includes an important safety briefing. To accommodate the pre-flight preparation for your tour, please be present at the departure location at least 45 minutes prior to your scheduled flight. If you have selected a night flight tour, please add an additional 30 minutes in order to receive additional instructions regarding the night vision goggle equipment. Once your flight preparation is done, make your way to the aircraft, put on your headsets, sit back, and enjoy your ride in your fully air conditioned private helicopter. During the flight feel free to take as many photos and videos as you want to capture the memories. After your flight, don’t forget to check out the available BlueSky Helicopter Tour keepsakes and souvenirs available for purchase.
BlueSky Helicopter Tours offer tour options that have something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a quick 15 or 30 minute scenic exploration of the city, a romantic sunset flight with stunning Texas views, or a unique nighttime flight featuring night vision goggles, BlueSky will deliver an unforgettable experience. See the specific tour package details below.
If a personalized package is what you are looking for, custom tours are also available. Just contact us and we can discuss the experience you have in mind.
From the time you lift off into the open skies of Texas, you will experience the alluring beauty of historic Waco from one of our exclusive helicopters. Waco offers attractions from old to new and depending on your tour choice, you can see them all. Flying down the Brazos River you will experience the Baylor University campus, McLane Stadium home to the Baylor Bears, Cameron Park, and historic bridges from the early 1800’s connecting the north and south sides of the city. Also be sure to check out the historic ALICO building, famous Magnolia Market at the Silos, and beautiful Lake Waco, just to name a few more.
Cancellations received two (2) days or more before the scheduled tour date will not be charged any additional fees and is subject to a refund.
Cancellations received less than two (2) days before the scheduled tour date will result in full payment being processed by BlueSky Helicopter Tours. If any passenger(s) do not show up for their tour, the money paid is non-refundable.
If BlueSky Helicopter Tours cancels your tour due to weather, BlueSky Helicopter Tours will try to reschedule the tour to a time and date that works for both them and their passengers. If a new tour time cannot be agreed upon, then the passengers are subject to a full refund.
BlueSky reserves the right to adjust, alter, or cancel any tour (or portion of tour) due to changes in weather, security, or any unforeseen circumstance encountered.
BlueSky Helicopter Tours is not liable for and denies any responsibility for personal injury or property damage incurred by passengers at the BlueSky Helicopter Tours facility or while engaging in any tour activities. BlueSky Helicopter Tours and their agents and representatives are not responsible and expressly disclaim any liability for any injury, damage, loss, delay, change in itinerary or schedules, additional expense, inconvenience or irregularity, whether to person or property incurred during their activity in connection with or relating to the supply or omission of air, sea, land, transportation services, or other accommodations, facilities, meals, other services or illness of a client.
In order to participate in a BlueSky Helicopter Tours operated tour, each passenger is required to sign a liability waiver. For those potential passengers under the age of 18, a legal guardian or representative is required to sign on their behalf. A preview of the liability waiver is available on the BlueSky Helicopter Tour website, linked in the page footer or HERE).
BlueSky Helicopter Tours strives to provide all it's passengers with the safest and best experience possible. To maintain the strictest levels of safety, all passengers are required to arrive 30 minutes prior to the schedule departure time in order to receive a pre-flight briefing from a BlueSky Helicopter Tours representative.
The minimum number of passengers for any BlueSky Helicopter Tours tour package is two (2); maximum number of passengers allowed per flight is three (3). Tour bookings of groups larger than three (3) is possible, but requires the group to be split into separate and consecutive tour flights, maintaining a maximum of three (3) passengers per flight.
Due to the helicopter performance specifications and safety considerations, weight restrictions apply to all passengers and baggage carried by the aircraft. The passenger load cannot exceed a combined weight of approximately 600 lbs. During the pre-flight briefing, a passenger might be requested to share their approximate weight for flight planning purposes.