The Ultimate Aerial Photo Experience. Fly like the pros and harness into our helicopter with open doors, giving you visual access to the world below. Use your creative eye to capture the images that inspire you and challenge your photographic skills. Don’t be fooled, it is not as easy as it looks, but it sure is fun and will encourage you to come back for more.
If your flight does not meet the minimum number of passengers required to fly, we may have to adjust your departure time to combine you with other passengers. We’ll always do everything we can to accommodate your original reservation.
For first time aerial photographers, we recommend a flight midday or morning where there is plenty of light to capture the iconic sights from the air. For the more experienced shooter who is looking for a bit of a challenge, a flight at sunset or later is a great option.
Bring a valid photo ID. (Driver’s License, State ID, or Passport) And a camera* (see more info, below)
h4 Camera Gear: We provide tethers and/or cases for smartphones. We recommend no more than two image capture devices per person. All photo equipment must have a strap to be securely attached. DSLR, 35mm, Mirrorless, Compact and Point & shoot cameras are all welcome. Lenses must remain attached and may not be switched in flight. If you would like to shoot more than one lens, you must have more than one body. Detachable lens hoods, caps and accessories are to be removed pre-flight. GoPro cameras may be mounted to a chest harness. Selfie sticks (longer than a handle/grip) are not allowed. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are not permitted on any flights.
Wear comfortable, weather appropriate clothing. Keep in mind it will be very windy. Loose clothing is discouraged. Bring a hair tie. Baseball caps may fly off so we will leave those on the ground. No skirts/dresses as it makes putting on a harness challenging. If you want to take a shoe selfie, you’re free to do so over the water. Note that only tightly laced or strapped shoes are permitted. Slip-ons and flip flops will need to be removed for flight.
Yes, flight time is measured from takeoff to landing.
Please contact us, we’d love to see what we need to do to get you in the air.
Absolutely! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss options.
Our limit is 12 years old for an open door seat. Your parent or guardian must be present to sign a consent form if you are under 18.
Some of the best images come when the weather is not perfectly clear. We will not fly if the weather is not suitable to fly or take pictures. If weather on the day of your flight is questionable, we will make a GO/NO GO decision four hours before your scheduled departure time. Please check your email frequently for updates on the day of your flight and make sure to provide a day of flight contact number on your order.
FlyNYON operates year ‘round! In colder months we utilize windows and sliding doors to give you access to some great images while keeping you comfortable. Depending on the severity of cold temperatures, here’s what you can expect: If it’s 45°F or warmer, doors can/will be removed. Between 45°F – 25°F sliding doors may be opened mid-air for a chance at a shoe selfie. Below that we stick to sliding windows which can be opened for glare free shots while keeping you warm.
Flights are non refundable. Scheduling changes can be made up to 48 hours before flight departure. If you need to reschedule or weather grounds the flight, vouchers will be issued which are redeemable for up to 15 months. Flight vouchers can be transferred to another city or another person.
Yes! FlyNYON is most certainly safe. All aircraft are maintained to strict FAA Regulatory standards. Pilots are trained annually by the aircraft factory and/or checked out by the FAA and passengers and their equipment are safely secured to the aircraft and doubled checked prior to take off
In town for a short period of time? Purchase weather insurance to receive a refund for your flight in the event of a cancellation due to weather. If you are unable to reschedule during your visit, a refund will be given for the cost of your purchased seat.
Our standard cancellation and scheduling policies still apply. Refunds will be issued only in the event of a weather cancellation by the FlyNYON team.
If you have purchased seat credits before June 29th, 2017 you will select the flight date and time you prefer. When you are ready to checkout, click pay, and then click Redeem Gift Card/Promo Code. Please apply your code there (+ Enter Code). If you have more than one seat credit, apply them one at a time.
If you have purchased seat credits after June 29th, 2017 your credits have been automatically uploaded into your account under Gift Cards. No need of a code. Please select the flight date and time you prefer, and at checkout, your credits will be automatically applied to your purchase.
Where do YOU want to go? We tailor the flight to the sites and views you and your copter-mates want to see. We do not have set routes. You’ll be able to discuss your image requests with the pilot during your safety briefing. The NYC Experience is focused on lower Manhattan and the harbor area. With double the time in the air, The NYC Classic can cover most of NYC’s iconic landmarks in one flight, from the Statue up to Central Park. The Manhattan Premium departs right from Midtown at East at E34TH Street and has immediate views of the Chrysler and Empire State Building.. This 15 minute flight allows enough time to focus on either downtown or uptown views.
In New York, we take five passengers per flight. Don’t worry; if you’re flying solo, we’ll pair you with other photographers. We require a minimum of three passengers departing from Kearny, and four if you’re departing from the E34th St. We may need to adjust departure times slightly if minimums are not met.
It is critical that you are on time. Please refer to your flight confirmation. City departures require an arrival 30 minutes prior to departure. For flights from our HQ in Kearny, we require you there 45 minutes prior to departure. During that time, we’ll do a safety briefing, make sure waivers are signed and get everyone harnessed up; cameras secured. We would be happy to arrange transportation for you to ensure you are on time. Just add the car service option to your order and we will coordinate everything for you.
Let us handle that for you! Add the car service option to your NYC Experience or NYC Classic flight or send an email to email@example.com. We will arrange a car service to ensure you are on time and guarantee you get airborne.
If you will be driving yourself: Use GPS Address: 78 John Miller Way
For Mass transit, take the NJ Path train to Journal Square in Jersey City OR NJ Transit to Newark Penn Station, then take an Uber or Taxi to the hangar. For ease of use, we recommend downloading Uber prior to coming to the heliport.
When you arrive at the Heliport, please ring the doorbell or call 844.877.0043 and someone will let you inside.
Our Strip flight will focus on Las Vegas Boulevard. You’ll be able to capture all the activity on the Strip below, from the hotels and fountains to the lights shining bright in the desert and more. See the Eiffel Tower of Paris, Luxor’s pyramid and beaming light as well as the Stratosphere, New York, New York and the High Roller ferris wheel.
Our Canyon flight will head out from Boulder City, over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Indian Pass and the Colorado River before coming into the spectacular views of the Grand Canyon. The panoramas are spectacular from our vantage point and vehicle of choice. Because once is not enough, you’ll be able to capture it all again as we head back to base.
In Vegas, we take six passengers per flight. Don’t worry; if you’re flying solo, we’ll pair you with other photographers. We require a minimum of three passengers departing from both Boulder CIty and from SpeedVegas. We may need to adjust departure times slightly if minimums are not met.
It is critical that you are on time. Please refer to your flight confirmation. Boudler City departures require an arrival 60 minutes prior to departure. For flights from SpeedVegas, we require you there 45 minutes prior to departure. During that time, we’ll do a safety briefing, make sure waivers are signed and get everyone harnessed up; cameras secured.
We have two different departure location for our Vegas flights. Our Strip flight departs from SpeedVegas. We’re just is just 10 miles south of the famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign. For Private Driving; 14200 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89054 (include link to map) From the center of Las Vegas, take I-15 south to Exit 25. At the bottom of the ramp turn left onto Sloan Road, and then left onto Las Vegas Boulevard. The SPEEDVEGAS Welcome Center is on the right. From Los Angeles, take I-15 north to Exit 25. At the end of the exit ramp turn left and proceed to the Welcome Center.
Our Canyon flights depart from Boulder CIty Airport. It’s approxiamtely 25 miles southeast of Las Vegas. For private driving; 1411 Airport Road, Suite 100 Boulder City NV 89005 (please include link to map) When coming from Las Vegas and exiting the highway you’ll make a right at first light (Veterans Drive). Make the next right into the airport (only right when you turn onto Veterans Drive). Right on Airport Rd. We’re at the big building at 1411 that says BFE on it.
Where do YOU want to go? We tailor the flight to the sites and views you and your copter-mates want to see.
In Miami, our helicopters hold either one passenger or up to three passengers.
Use GPS Address: 7201 South Airport Rd, Hollywood, FL 33024
When you arrive at the gate, park on the guest parking area outside and Call Juan, who will pick you up and bring you inside. (305) 244-2001
Absolutely! All seats are door seats.
Where do YOU want to go? We tailor the flight to the sites and views you and your copter-mates want to see. We do not have set routes. You’ll be able to discuss your image requests with the pilot during your safety briefing. We can cover anything from downtown LA, the Hollywood Sign, Universal Studios, The Getty Museum, Griffith Observatory and more. Have something else you’d like to capture? Let us know!
In Los Angeles, we take five passengers per flight. Don’t worry; if you’re flying solo, we’ll pair you with other photographers. We require a minimum of three passengers for all flights in LA. We may need to adjust departure times slightly if minimums are not met.
It is critical that you are on time. Please refer to your flight confirmation. Los Angeles departures require an arrival 45 minutes prior to departure. During that time, we’ll do a safety briefing, make sure waivers are signed and get everyone harnessed up; cameras secured. We’ll also discuss the flight path during this time.
FlyNYON Los Angeles is located within the Van Nuys Airport. We’re located at 16425 Hart St. Van Nuys CA 91406. It’s approximately 20 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.