• Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tours

    Aircraft Charter / Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tours

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    With 50 years of collective experience Flapper Team is uniquely positioned to offer safe and sophisticated helicopter tour experiences in Rio de Janeiro. We are Brazil’s only tour operator certified by Wyvern Safety and ARGUS International and boast excellent customer satisfaction ratings on Trustpilot.

    Indulge in a personalized flight experience or choose one of our top-selling itineraries. Hop on one of the twenty safety-vetted helicopters and take in the Rio de Janeiro skyline from above.

    Helicopter Tours in Rio – Available Itineraries

    All flights will fly over the Christ Redeemer Statue and can include up to thirty additional viewpoints, ranging from the beaches of the sister city of Niterói to the Maracanã Stadium. Although we typically commercialize full charter flights, you can inquire about the sale of individual seats during high season (November to March).

    Our tours leave from one of the three locations: Jacarepaguá Airport, Olympic Golf Course and Recreio Heliport. Flapper tailor-made itineraries include the following additional departure points: Lagoa Heliport, Santos Dumont Airport, Galeão Airport and RioCentro Heliport.

    Helicopter Tour Christ the Redeemer
    THE 15-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: GOLF COURSE
    • Starting at R$1920 (€360)
    • R44 or JetRanger
    • Pick-up & Drop-off at the Golf Course

    Helicopter Tour Jacarepaguá Airport Rio de Janeiro
    THE 30-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: BARRA
    • Starting at R$3120 (€580)
    • JetRanger, R66, AS350, Agusta
    • Optional drop-off at Lagoa
    Rio de Janeiro Olympic Golf Course
    THE 30-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: GOLF COURSE
    • Starting at R$2160 (€400)
    • R44 or JetRanger
    • Pick-up & Drop-off at the Golf Course

    Helicopter Tour Recreio Heliport
    THE 30-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: RECREIO
    • Starting at R$4600 (€860)
    • AS350 (5 pax)
    • Optional drop-off at Lagoa
    Agusta A109 interior in Brazil
    THE 45-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: BARRA
    • Starting at R$4800 (€900)
    • JetRanger, R66, AS350, Agusta
    • Optional drop-off at Lagoa

    Rio de Janeiro Olympic Golf Course Helipad
    THE 45-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: GOLF COURSE
    • Starting at R$3240 (€600)
    • R44 or JetRanger
    • Pick-up & Drop-off at the Golf Course

    Recreio Helitour
    THE 45-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: RECREIO
    • Starting at R$6900 (€1300)
    • AS350 (5 pax)
    • Optional drop-off at Lagoa

    Jacarepaguá panoramic flight
    THE 60-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: BARRA
    • Starting at R$6500 (€1200)
    • JetRanger, R66 , AS350, or Agusta
    • Optional drop-off at Lagoa

    Recreio panoramic flight
    THE 60-MIN TOUR
    DEPARTURE: GOLF COURSE
    • Starting at R$4320 (€800)
    • R44 or JetRanger
    • Pick-up & Drop-off at the Golf Course

    Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Fleet

    Choose between an economic piston-powered Robinson R44 Raven II (five aircraft), a comfy single-engine AS350 (x3) and a luxury twin-engine Agusta A109 helicopter (x2). All flights are operated by experienced pilots with valid pilot licenses issued by Brazil’s ANAC. Upon request, our VIP flights can be operated by two pilots.

    Robinson R44 side profile by Flapper
    PISTON MODELS

    12 aircraft available

    • 3 pax
    • Economic, large windows

    AS350 side view Flapper
    SINGLE ENGINE

    12 aircraft available


    • 4-5 pax
    • Extra speed and stability
    Agusta a109 side view by Flapper
    TWIN ENGINE VIP

    7 aircraft available

    • 6-8 pax
    • Maximum safety and comfort

    Sikorsky S76 side view by Flapper
    HEAVY-LIFT

    4 aircraft available

    • 12-18 pax
    • Groups and special missions

    Safety and Pre-flight Briefings

    Pre-flight safety check

    Prior to take-off, a 3-minute security briefing shall be conducted for all passengers. We will ask about your prior experience with helicopters and demonstrate the correct way to board the aircraft. Please make sure all your loose items are secured once you enter the helicopter. Our marshalling team will open the doors before and after touchdown, secure or unfasten safety belts, and direct passengers to and from the helicopter.

    The Meeting Points and Lounges

    Lounge Flapper

    All takeoff sites, the Olympic Golf Course included, have waiting lounges with complimentary snacks, water and coffee. Make the most of your time before takeoff by arriving 30 minutes in advance to utilize our complimentary Wi-Fi and plan your upcoming airborne photo shoot. The Flapper concierge team will be your constant companions during the journey and provide you with updates regarding the status of your flight.

    Why Fly with Flapper

    Flapper is a leading on-demand business aviation company with a global footprint. More than 30 thousand customers trust Flapper and use our services on a daily basis – in Rio de Janeiro and beyond!

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    EXPERIENCED MULTINATIONAL TEAM

    We offer a personalized service, 100% adapted to your needs.

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    AGILITY

    Thanks to our technology, we are able to respond fast and offer numerous payment options.

    Wide array of options
    WIDE ARRAY OF OPTIONS

    Choose from over 100 different types of jets, helicopters and turboprops

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