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Helms Aero Service

Long Lake, NY 12847
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Teddy Roosevelt Days Gem

Spectacular Flyover of the Adirondacks, Hudson River and the Tahaus mines for Teddy Roosevelt Days... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Rokkhopprr
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Lk George NY
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Beautiful

As a regular counselor at the local camp we take regular trips on the sea planes each summer. It's... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Liam T
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Spectacular Flyover of the Adirondacks, Hudson River and the Tahaus mines for Teddy Roosevelt Days. Fall color tinges and great views! Personable and knowledgeable Pilot with great customer service skills. Pricing was extremely reasonable and the plane ride was exciting! Recommend to all visitors Just...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

As a regular counselor at the local camp we take regular trips on the sea planes each summer. It's a beautiful way to see the Adirondack mountains and the staff are very pleasant.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A few friends took a seaplane ride with Helms Aero Service over Labor Day weekend and it was definitely one of the highlights of our holiday! Tom Helms was our pilot and he is so knowledgeable about the scenery -- in addition to many water...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Arrived at Helms early afternoon this past Thursday and I was able to go right up with the pilot Bob with no wait. I paid the $90 minimum and went as a single passenger and I think it was worth it to be able to...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My son in law and friend flew into a remote lake to fish using Helms Aero Service. The pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable of the entire area. They do fly in hunt trips and scenic trips. The cost is very affordable and the views...More

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

A great ride with a friendly pilot. The owner pilot takes great pride in making sure his customers have a memorable and safe flight...and you will. Don't pass up the chance to go.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice company. Pilot was great and had great knowledge of the area. Well worth the money. Easy to find with plenty of parking. Great way to view the Adirondacks.

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

The owners of the motel where we were staying in Tupper Lake told us about Helms Aero when we checked in, 2 of the group was interested in taking a flight so we arranged it for a morning during our short vacation. Ultimately the 4...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I have flown with Helm's Aero Service for decades. This is a family-owned float plane service, and they fly to just about anywhere in the Adirondacks you want. Price is related to the air time. Very friendly and professional.

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had an amazingly enjoyable and delightful tour with Bob on the blue plane!! Loved every minute of his narration. My hubby got to check this off his bucket list! Would totally do this again if back in the area...it was not expensive. $40 per person...More

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2 September 2017|
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Response from HenrySwartzJr | Reviewed this property |
No you wont. But they can be very busy and he does have another person with a plane if he is over booked.
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Justin W
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It was about 20 minutes. We loved it!!
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Sunbather1
11 May 2016|
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Response from kmiggiani | Reviewed this property |
$40 for an adult. Children ages 13 and under are $20 per person. There is a minimum of $90 before you could go. You don't need to make any reservation, just show up and ask for the next flight. They open around 9:30ish in... More
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