Advantage Flight Solutions offers a variety of scenic flightseeing tours to give you a perspective on the beautiful landscapes of the Sierra Nevada mountains and beyond. It offers special packages to visit the highlights of the region:
Lake Tahoe and the Sierra:
Advantage offers a one-hour aerial tour over beautiful Lake Tahoe. See the numerous mountain lakes and get a bird’s eye view of Emerald Bay. You’ll be able to look down at Mt. Rose, and see through the crystal clear waters of the lake. Pricing starts at $350. Tours can accommodate up to 4 adults or a family of 5.
Advantage will personalize any of our flightseeing tours to accommodate your needs.
Since mankind’s earliest beginnings, he has dreamed of flying. This fascination with aviation transcends cultures and time and has a unique ability to bring people together. Cactus Air Force was founded on this allure and focuses on preserving aircraft and military vehicles for future generations of aviation and military vehicle buffs.
Cactus Air Force was named after the famed allied air power assigned to Henderson Field on the island of Guadalcanal during World War II. The joint forces joined together at Henderson Field included: United States Marine Corps, United States Army, United States Navy, and the Royal New Zealand Air Force. Following in this tradition of joining military branches and nations, Cactus Air Force in Carson City, NV was founded by Rick Clemens in the early 1970’s, in an effort bring together historic aircraft and vehicles from all branches of service and to preserve this proud military history.
Heli-Vertex offers you a chance to experience the spectacular scenery of Emerald Bay’s magnificent teal waters, the pristine and unspoiled shorelines of Zephyr Cover and Sand Harbor and the beauty of the mountains. With all the lakes, rivers, waterfalls and often snow-capped peaks – the Sierra Nevada Mountains contain some of the most beautiful landscape in the world.
Their fleet includes Robinson R44 Raven II helicopters, one of the safest and quietest helicopters in the industry. The R44’s come equipped with leather seats and Active Noise Reduction headsets so you can enjoy your flight in comfort without any unnecessary noise. They also operate a Bell 206L-4 LongRanger with a seating capacity of six plus the pilot; it is equipped with noise reduction headsets and leather seats for your comfort.
Sierra Air Helicopters offers private, luxury tours of Lake Tahoe all year round.
When guests arrive at the airport, they will be greeted by one of our professional pilots who will escort them to their awaiting helicopter. We operate a Robinson R-44 four seat helicopter that can accommodate three passengers. Each passenger is provided with a noise canceling headset and their own window to take in the sights. The helicopter is also equipped with heating and air conditioning for their comfort. Champagne can be served onboard upon request.
Sierra Biplane Adventures LLC offers nostalgic rides in an open-cockpit biplane around Reno, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra. We fly a Waco UPF-7, one of the most magnificent flying machines ever created. Built in 1941 as a military trainer, the beautifully restored Waco seats two passengers along with the pilot. Rides can be as exciting as you like or as gentle as you can imagine. The open cockpit biplane gives passengers an opportunity to experience what flying was like in the “Golden days of aviation”. This is an incredible way to experience the magnificent beauty and spectacular scenery of our area. If you haven't flown an open cockpit biplane, you haven't flown. And the Waco UPF-7 is highly regarded as the best biplane ever built.
Sierra Biplane Adventures offers flights Tuesday thru Sunday (and even on Monday if necessary) from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport. It prefers to fly between eight and noon for the best conditions and in the evenings at sunset.
View scenic Lake Tahoe the way it was meant to be seen... by helicopter. There are a variety of flights available, including a spectacular sunset tour of the incomparable Lake Tahoe Basin.