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Star Helicopters

3670 W 120th St, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3245
+1 310-363-7849
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Great tour - big city, nice long flight, great guide

Thanks to Paul, our pilot for an enjoyable and informative tour of LA, Hollywood and Adjacent... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
GlynB1971
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Great Pilot & Overall Experience

I ended up with a Saturday morning free after my co-workers left town following a conference. I'd... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
CJMonkey55
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Birmingham, Alabama
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Star Helicopters is Los Angeles's most convenient Helicopter Company for Charters, Tours, Aerial Photography, Plane Spotting, and Helicopter Flight Training since 2009. The only Helicopter Tour Company based in the Metro Los Angeles area who fly a Jet Turbine Helicopter! We are the closest to Downtown Los Angeles, LAX & Hollywood! Choose from a variety of helicopter tours, including the Star VIP Tour, Hollywood & More, Soarin' the Shoreline, Malibu Grandeur, and The Oscar. We also offer dependable and secure VIP charters to and from select locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area for business, pleasure, or special events. If you’re interested in learning to fly a helicopter for fun, need more advanced training, or want to fly professionally, we offer a wide range of training programs as well. There really is only one choice! Contact us today for more information!
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3670 W 120th St, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3245
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Paul, our pilot for an enjoyable and informative tour of LA, Hollywood and Adjacent boroughs. Great tour - begins in Inglewood so get to see the whole of LA as you fly up towards Santana Monica and then across Hollywood to the sign...More

Thank GlynB1971
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Glad you had such a good time! Come back and see us again sometime. Until then, Keith Harter CEO

Reviewed 1 April 2017

I ended up with a Saturday morning free after my co-workers left town following a conference. I'd never been to L.A., and never been on a helicopter. I'm so happy this company was referred to me! Vince (the pilot) and I were in a 2-person...More

Thank CJMonkey55
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

I'm so glad you had a great time on the tour! I hope you enjoyed your views of the city, and if you're ever in LA again, we'd love to have you back. All the best, Keith Harter CEO

Reviewed 16 November 2016

I purchased a Groupon for a helicopter ride for 2 with Star Helicopter over USC, LAX then towards the Hollywood hills, Dodger Stadium, and finally downtown L.A. My brother and I took the trip and I believe that my left side of the helicopter seat...More

Thank jpmthumb42
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Good call scheduling your ride around the sunset! It's still our favorite time of the day to fly, so I'm glad you had the chance to see why. Also, I appreciate your concern for safety and security. We follow all safety regulations, including our own...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked with this company based on trip advisor reviews and are very thankful we did. They were wonderful!!! Our pilot, Jimmy was terrific and the tour was simply fabulous. I would do this again in a minute!

Thank Lynn K
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks, Lynn! There's nothing better than an adventure with the ones you love, so thanks for choosing us to make it happen for you! I hope you'll join us again in the future! All the best, Keith Harter CEO

Reviewed 20 July 2016

Went because we had time to kill. The reviews here were on point. We didnt have an appointment and still they made it happen for us. A really nice pilot greeted us at the door and arranged for the tour. Theres plenty to choose from,...More

Thank cortavediva
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2016

Let's be honest -- anything beats the traffic in LA! But seriously, I'm thrilled to hear you took a chance and chose to spend your downtime in a helicopter with us. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Alex. I'm sure he'll be...More

Reviewed 6 June 2016

I was in LA for a wedding a few weeks ago with a friend of mine. We had plenty of time the day of the wedding to fit in an adventure. We chose the short tour with Star Helicopters called the "Sneak Preview" tour. It...More

2  Thank Fun_traveler1380
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

It can be a little intimidating to fly in a helicopter for the first time, but I'm glad to hear your pilot turned your leap of faith into an exciting ride! Thanks for letting Trip Advisor know, too. Stop by the next time you're in...More

Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I just finally got around to writting a review! I purchased this ride as a surprise birthday gift for my husband! And i must say this tour was breathtaking! I've lived most of my life in LA and never seen LA from the top! It...More

Thank lizy213
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

You haven't really seen LA until you've seen it from the top. I'm glad we could show you your city from a new vantage point! Thanks for taking the time to let us know how much you and your husband loved the flight. We hope...More

Reviewed 25 February 2016

Was very exited to do a 2 hour plane spotting trip over LAX in a R-22 chopper, and was lucky to get Paul , who understood exactly what i wanted from the flight, and had the aircraft in the right place at the right time,...More

Thank sirsteve1960
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your flight with Paul -- he'll surely appreciate the kind words! Can't wait to see you again in 2017. Looking forward to it! Take care, Keith Harter CEO

Reviewed 11 December 2015

Took my husband and my two year old daughter for a night tour of LA and it was a lot of fun! Our pilot pointed out all the sights. Can't wait to go go again.

Thank teachlove21
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2015

So happy to hear you, your husband, and your daughter enjoyed the flight with us! We'll be ready to take you for a tour anytime, so come see us again soon. Take care, Keith Harter CEO

Reviewed 25 November 2015

Used these guys last week for an aerial photo run of DT LA. The staff was friendly and accommodating and made me feel really relaxed for my first time in a helicopter. They were also punctual and just pleasant to hang out with. Highly recommended!

Thank Bsugden
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2015

I'm so happy to hear enjoyed your first helicopter ride with us and hopefully got some great shots of DT LA! We're happy to take you for a ride anytime, so come see us again soon. Take care, Keith Harter CEO

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Response from cortavediva | Reviewed this property |
Our pilot was Alex. He was awesome i think he said hes from Australia but sure.
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