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Zip Aviation - Helicopter Tours & Charters

6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
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Zip Aviation's Professional Aviation Team is committed to constantly improving our customer's experience. Our NEW management and flight crew teams are focused on your safety. We are completely dedicated to deliver an awesome experience during your visit and Tour. We strive to be the consumate and Premier Helicopter Service in New York City.
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6 E River Piers, Downtown Manhattan Heliport, New York City, NY 10004-3200
Financial District
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Taking a helicopter tour over New York is so much fun and the views are amazing! We both highly recommend this and although it’s expensive it’s well worth it. We did the 15 minute tour that went around the Statue of Liberty and up to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic way to finish our trip to New York as part of our 25th Wedding Anniversary. It was a clear day, check in etc all smooth, the Captain Andrew Woods came out to speak to us before we boarded for our flight. Andrew made...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful and uniquely exciting experience. Everything went real smooth. The ZIP crew was very helpful and friendly. Our pilot Andrew Woods exceeded our expectations. He was very professional and friendly and provided a wonderful tour for us. We felt safe and enjoyed every minute...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I lived one of the most amazing experiences in my life! I’m grateful to the pilot, he made the trip so magical! Thank you so much! Orne, from Argentina.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Truly awesome flight. Stunning views. Superb pilot, Andrew, made the trip extremely memorable for my birthday - and let me sit in the front!cannot praise him or the experience enough. Highly recommend to anyone, particularly if thinking about it for a special present. Big thumbs...More

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patandstan2017
10 May 2017|
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Response from Zip M | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, it's possible to transfer someone from a wheelchair to the helicopter. The individuals family member will have to assist the passenger into the helicopter. Our ramp agents can assist the... More
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TravelgirlAnak1
17 April 2015|
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Response from holssunski | Reviewed this property |
The company will do its best to maximise the capacity of each helicopter therefore it is highly unlikely that you will get a helicopter to yourself. They also weigh everyone and then tell you where to sit to ensure an even... More
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Victor S
2 January 2015|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
For the Bell 407, the manufacturer claims a maximum cruise speed of 133 knots (153 mph or 246 kph). The never exceed speed is 140 knots (161 mph or 259 kph).
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