HELICOPTER TOURS ELEVATE YOUR EXPERIENCE OF CENTRAL OREGON

GAIN A NEW PERSPECTIVE

Experience the wonder of Central Oregon’s unique geography and topography as seen from the sky.

CREATE LIFELONG MEMORIES

Say goodbye to boring outings. Riding in a helicopter with family and friends is a truly unforgettable experience.

DISCOVER HIDDEN GEMS

Central Oregon’s landscape includes views of stunning snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and lava flows.

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30 MINUTE TOUR

Departing Bend Airport, take in up-close views of Paulina Peak, Newberry Volcano, and Lava Butte. Experience first-hand the geological wonder of lava flows while following the Deschutes River over four separate waterfalls. Wave to your hotel as you fly over Bend’s downtown and Old Mill District before returning to Bend Airport.

HELICOPTER $399

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45 MINUTE TOUR

Our most popular tour for anyone looking to experience the best of Bend and Central Oregon. Get up close and personal with the Cascade Mountains, including Mt. Bachelor, Tumalo Mountain, Broken Top, and all Three Sisters. Then, see either Smith Rock or Paulina Peak, the lava flows, and waterfalls along the Deschutes before returning to Bend.

HELICOPTER $599

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CUSTOM HELICOPTER TOURS AND CHARTERS

From weddings to wineries to real estate and ranch tours, the sky is the limit with our custom helicopter tours and charters. So let your imagination soar to new heights! We have the crew, aircraft, and experience to make your wildest dreams a reality. 

  • Want to fly from Bend to the Portland Heliport for a Blazers game or concert?
  • Interested in an overnight drop-off at a decommissioned forest service lookout tower in the Ochocos?
  • Planning a picnic on top of Paulina Peak catered by a five-star chef? 

Contact us with your helicopter tour ideas and we’ll handle the rest!

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ABOUT LEADING EDGE

For nearly 20 years, we’ve been Central Oregon’s go-to helicopter tour provider. Located at the Bend Municipal Airport (KBDN), our flight operations include everything needed to deliver our customers a safe and enjoyable experience. But don’t take our word for it. Here’s what our past adventurers have to say about their experiences.

THE FLEET

Reliable, best-in-class helicopters for the aerial tour industry

ROBINSON R44 HELICOPTER

Our three-passenger Robinson R44 helicopters are safe and reliable. R44s have a two-bladed rotor system and the latest in Robinson technology, including streamlined instrument panels, air conditioning, and modern interiors. The R44 is the standard tour helicopter for local tours and is widely used worldwide in the helicopter tour industry.

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BELL 206 AND BELL 407 SERIES TURBINE HELICOPTERS

Our Bell 206 and Bell 407 series turbine helicopters add more speed, power, and passenger capacity to your experience. With added seating configurations, larger groups can enjoy four to six-passenger seating options. Available on request for custom helicopter tours and charters.

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