Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do you get dizzy in a helicopter?
A: No because there is no physical link between the helicopter and the ground.
Q: Are we sick in a helicopter?
A: Not more than by car. In general, most people do not suffer from air sickness. However, if this were the case, the pilot must be notified as quickly as possible in order to adapt the flight accordingly.
Q: Can we learn to fly and become an helicopter pilot with Recif?
A: Not initially, but we are planning to create a training center (DTO – Declared Training Organization) in a near future.
Q: Are flights allowed for pregnant women?
A: The flights are carried out in weather conditions which favor a smooth flight. However, depending on the “stage” of your pregnancy, a risk of premature delivery due in particular to vibrations of the device may be possible in flight. It is also contraindicated for a pregnant woman to board an aircraft during the last 4 weeks of pregnancy. Do not hesitate to ask your doctor for advice before booking your flight.
Q: Is the flight noisy?
A: Each passenger is equipped with a helmet to communicate with the pilot and reduce noise to an acceptable level.
Q: Is access possible for people with reduced mobility?
A: Yes, access is possible for the disabled people who can travel in a seated position. We are not equipped for lying down flights.
Q: What is the minimum or maximum age to fly ?
A: Recif Helicopteres accepts children from 2 years old (he / she will have his / her own seat). The important thing is that he can support the helmet on his ears during the flight. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. There is no age limit.
Q: Can we smoke on board?
A: It is strictly forbidden to smoke around and on board an helicopter.
Q: Can my pet accompany me?
A: For safety reasons, pets, regardless of their size, are not accepted on board the helicopter.