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  • Valentine’s Day Helicopter Tour

    Valentine’s Day is just a handful of days away, but it’s not too late to surprise your significant other with an unforgettable experience.  Platinum Helicopters has a lot to offer!  We can take you out for a 30 – 60 minute helicopter tour, we can fly you to NYC or Philadelphia for a city tour, drop you off at […]

  • 1/28/17 Tom Hopper receives his CFII

    Congratulations to Tom Hopper on passing his Certified Flight Instrument Instructor check ride!  Great Job to both him and his flight Instructor Scott!

  • Germain completes his first solo flight!

    Germain completed his first ever helicopter solo flight in our Robinson R44 on Sunday, December 11th!  Germain did fantastic and is really grasping the strategy of helicopter flight.  Keep up the hard work and good flying Germain!  

  • 12.08.16 Alison passed her CFII

    Congratulations to Alison O’Brien for passing her Commercial Helicopter Flight Instrument Instructor oral exam and flight exam today, December 8, 2016!  Alison is officially a C-F- double-I!!  Mission accomplished!  A thank you also goes out to her flight Instructor, Scott, for getting Alison this far.  Great job you two!

  • Welcome to the Platinum Helicopters Team, Jeff!

    We would like to WELCOME a new Helicopter Flight Instructor to the Platinum Team, Jeffrey MacKenzie!!  Here is a little information about Jeff and how he got to where he is Today.  Jeff MacKenzie growing up was always interested in helicopters, but the thought of actually becoming a pilot seemed far-fetched.  It wasn’t until his […]

  • Dalton O’Rourke passed his Commercial Check ride!

    Congratulations to Dalton O’Rourke!! On Saturday, November 5th Dalton passed his oral and flight exam for his Commercial Helicopter Pilot rating!  Fantastic Job Dalton!  We would also like to thank his Flight Instructor, Alison, for getting Dalton this far so far.  Keep up the hard work you two!

  • 11.4.16 Jeff is a Certified Flight Instrument Instructor

    Congratulations to Jeff MacKenzie!!  On Friday, Jeff passed his oral exam and helicopter flight exam for his Certified Flight Instrument Instructor Rating!!  Now Jeff can officially teach future pilots how to obtain their Instrument Rating.  Sending thanks to his Flight Instructor, Scott, for leading Jeff to nothing but success.

  • Airbus Helicopter Ride to the Dallas Cowboys Game 10.30.16

    Over the weekend, the owners of Platinum Helicopters Evan and Alicia Van Gilson were invited to Dallas Texas by Airbus Helicopters.  In Texas, we had an unforgettable and amazing time with Airbus as we took a H145 to and from the Dallas Cowboys Vs. Philadelphia Eagles Game, we were able to have drinks and dinner in […]

  • Platinum Helicopters will be on TV tomorrow

    Hey All, Platinum Helicopters will be featured on the television show Nature Knows Best tomorrow, this Saturday October 22nd at 9:30AM on Channel 5 (WNYW) if you get New York Channels.   On the show they will be comparing a Helicopter to the Dragon Fly and will feature many fun and exciting clips.    To find your local television showtime, please visit http://tvlistings.zap2it.com/tvlistings/ZCGrid.do?aid=zap2it to find […]

  • Freddy’s first Solo!

    Congratulations to Freddy on his first Helicopter Solo Flight on Sunday, September 25th!!  Freddy is currently a fixed wing Commercial Flight Instructor and is loving every bit of his helicopter flying thus far.  Keep up the good work!  A great job also goes out to his Flight Instructor, Alison, for getting Freddy to this point […]