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Newport Helicopter Tours, Newport

#12 of 29 in Outdoors in Newport
Helicopter Tour · Air Tour
In 2000, Jeff Codman bought an existing helicopter business based in Westport, MA with several contracts including “deer count” flights and many helicopter ride venues, air shows, festivals and fairs. We have strived over the last 15 years to provide the best flight experience in the industry.

We will continue to grow Bird’s Eye View Helicopter tours showing both tourists and locals alike the beautiful shorelines, the mansions of Newport and much more.

The other core part of our business is aerial photography. In addition to doing our own photography, we regularly fly other professionals and amateurs alike, covering everything from breaking news to boat races and real estate activity. We are currently in our 16th season doing our scenic tours and have over 25 years specializing in aerial photography. Jeff took his first helicopter flight with his father at the age of 8 at The Big E Fair in a Bell-47 (the “MASH” helicopter). He began flying regularly at the age of 14, with his dad, and developed a tremendous love of flight. Jeff received his private airplane license at age 17. His first helicopter lesson was in 1987. He immediately became obsessed with helicopter flight and all the exciting aspects of it; the unlimited freedoms of movement, exceptional visibility, slow and low flight all were intoxicating to him. He earned his commercial helicopter license in 1988 and began to develop his aerial photography business photographing businesses, homes, boats and construction projects. In 1994 he earned his flight instructors license and began teaching 3 to 4 students a year with a Robinson R-22 helicopter.
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  • Loved it!!! Pilot was great, music was awesome and the flight was beautiful! We got the island tour but asked to customize it so we could fly over my Moms house in Green Hill area and it was no...  more »
  • What a beautiful experience! The entire operation is so organized and smooth, just as the actual flight in the helicopter. Jeff was our pilot and he was great! What a fantastic treat for her son’s...  more »
  • Such an amazing experience. Everything was done so smoothly, our pilot was pleasant and pointed out several landmarks along the way. He answered questions I had. There was not one sour moment. They allowed us to print a complimentary photo, which was very kind. It was easy to find. A hundred star experience.
  • Newport Helicopter Tours is the BEST helicopter tour company around! The pilots have a lot of experience and make you feel so comfortable. It’s a family run business😉which makes it feel more personable. Defiantly check us out!!!

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