We depart from Hanscom Field (KBED) in the morning, fly through downtown
Worcester, Massachusetts and Hartford, Connecticut. We will stop in
Oxford, Connecticut (KOXC) to refuel, and proceed to the Downtown/Wall
Street Heliport in lower Manhattan. We pick up any friends who might
want to go on a sightseeing trip around New York City, give them a quick
tour, park for a couple of hours while we have lunch, then depart up the
Connecticut shoreline, following the beach to Groton, Connecticut (KGON)
where we will refuel before flying over the Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun
casinos on the way to a sightseeing tour through Providence, Rhode
Island before heading back to Boston.
This is a great trip for learning about the airspace of the northeast,
procedures for transitioning Bravo airspace and busy control towers such
You'll log about 6 hours of time and pay the current rental rate plus
Boston to Maine and back
We depart from Hanscom Field (KBED) in the morning, following the
shoreline at 500' MSL past the beach resorts of New Hampshire and
southern Maine. We will contact Portland Approach before entering their
Class C airspace. We will do a few sightseeing orbits over downtown
Portland, Maine before landing to grab breakfast at the Portland
airport. We will start up and proceed to Rockland, Maine (KRKD) to
visit the antique airplane museum there. We will refuel and reverse
course, stopping on the way back at a restaurant on the beach in Rye,
You'll log about 4 hours of time and pay the current renal rate.
Food and museum tickets are on us!
Merrimack River Tour
We depart from Hanscom Field (KBED) in the morning, flying up the
Concord River through downtown Lowell, Massachusetts. We turn left up
the Merrimack River and proceed through the old mill towns of Nashua,
Manchester, and Concord, New Hampshire. You'll get experience
transitioning through Class D and Class C airspace. If the winds are
light and the clouds are high, we will proceed in and among the White
Mountains of New Hampshire, rising as high as 6,000'. You'll get some
pointers on mountain flying.
You'll log between 3 and 4 hours of time depending on the weather
conditions and personal interest.
How to Book
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with some
convenient dates and preferred itinerary. We generally can accommodate
whole-day trips with 1-2 weeks of notice.