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Bell 206 Jet Ranger
Up to 4 Passengers

Robinson R44
Up to 3 Passengers

Robinson R22
1 Passenger

Los Angeles Helicopter Tours

Welcome to Star Helicopters. We provide Premier Los Angeles helicopter tours, aerial photography services, private jet charters & air taxi service and a helicopter pilot flight training program. Let our professional pilots get you where you need to go in a private charter jet, or show you the sights on one of our LA helicopter tours. We have several options in Los Angeles helicopter tours. A Hollywood sightseeing tour is the perfect way to view movie studios, celebrity homes, beaches and other local attractions. There is a wide selection of tours available, ranging from a short, 15 minute flight, to longer tours lasting almost 2 hours, so you can find something to create a lasting memory.
Star Helicopters offers aerial photography services for breathtaking photography in the Los Angeles area. We provide helicopter rides for professional photographers, as well as our own professional aerial photographer for all your picture-capturing needs. Our aerial photography services include boat racing, real estate, architectural and civil engineering projects, fine arts, photo gallery and other events.
If you have any questions, please contact us 310-355-1959 or email us info@star-helicopters.com

Helicopter Flight Training

You can learn how to fly helicopters at Hawthorne, Santa Monica, Torrance & Long Beach, with Star Helicopters. We have several flying course options in our Helicopter Flight Schools. Whether you are interested in private pilot certificate, instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, private pilot add-on, commercial pilot add-on, flight instructor, flight instructor instrument training or our professional pilot program (you complete the course and you’re hired!): we have a flying course for you. Please browse our website to learn more about Star Helicopters and our Los Angeles Helicopter tours, private jet charters & air taxi, and other services.
If you’re interested in learning to fly a helicopter for fun, need more advanced training, or want to fly professionally, our Helicopter Flight Schools offer a wide range of training programs.
If you have any questions, please contact us 310-355-1959 or email us info@star-helicopters.com

Aerial Photography

Our Pilots have considerable experience working with photographers on both commercial and fine art still and video photography assignments.
We have provided services for the following types of aerial photography jobs: 

  • Real estate photography. We have worked with numerous photographers for still photographs of undeveloped and developed property, including empty land and buildings. As well as aerial photography of real estate for sale by individual property owners and real estate agencies.
  • Architectural and civil engineering projects photography. We have worked with still photographers to photograph road work and bridges under construction; completed construction projects as well as construction progress photography.
  • Fine art aerial photography. We have worked with dozens of amateur and professional photographers to capture images of the Los Angeles area, Hollywood Sign, Griffith Park, DTLA as well as hundreds of miles of the majestic California coast line from San Diego to Santa Barbara.
  • Photo Gallery. Check our Photo Gallery for examples of some of the work photographers have done with us.

If you have any questions, please contact us 310-355-1959 or email us info@star-helicopters.com.

LAX Plane Spotting

The Thrill of Plane Spotting
Who can take something extraordinary, like the exciting world of aviation, and make it even more amazing? Sam Chui, that’s who! Widely respected as one of the most prolific and expert aviation photographers in the skies today, Sam Chui is something of a legend among his fellow plane spotters, here at Star Helicopters.No wonder! Star customer Sam Chui is responsible for some of the most magnificent aviation images ever captured on camera, and the author of Air2. Now Sam Chui and Star Helicopters invite you to find out more about plane spotting, the thrill of enjoying aviation by photographing it in action!
At any given time, at almost any airport in the world, you can find a small group of strangers intently observing and rapidly photographing the comings and goings of every category of airplane. In fact, if you’re reading this in an airplane, these aviation enthusiasts may be looking up at you, right now!
The sheer romanticism of flight and the celebration of technology are reasons enough to be entertained by watching aircraft soar into the air. But it’s even more fun to capture beautiful photographs of these wonderful flying machines as they take off and land directly below your hovering helicopter.
The top plane spotters in the world have discovered Star Helicopters and are enjoying the exceptional Plane Spotting Services that we offer. 

Why Choose STAR HELICOPTERS for your next Plane Spotting flight???

  • STAR HELICOPTERS Gets You There Faster. Star Helicopters is located less than 3 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Ready for takeoff? So are we! We can have our helicopters started up, and flying mid-field at 1500 feet over the North and South complexes of LAX, in less than 10 minutes!
  • STAR HELICOPTERS Has the Best Location. No other helicopter company in Los Angeles is as close to LAX as Star Helicopters. In fact, our location is so close and our rates so low that you’d have to pay twice as much at any other company in Los Angeles just to get up in the air.
  • STAR HELICOPTERS Hires Only Top Pilots. Star Helicopters uses only high-flight-time experienced pilots for our Plane Spotter Service. Together, our pilots have conducted hundreds of photo flights at LAX.
  • STAR HELICOPTERS Gives You Flexibility. We can provide helicopter services for one to three Plane Spotters at a time.

If you have any questions, please contact us 310-355-1959 or email us info@star-helicopters.com.

CHARTERS – On Demand Flights

FAA Air Carrier Certificate Number 4SRA118L
Star Helicopters LLC offers you and your clients a safe, exclusive, and time-saving form of transportation. Our helicopter charter services are approved under Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations, with all pilots and aircraft meeting the rigid requirements set forth by the FAA. From aerial surveys, airport shuttles, airial photography, scenic tours, wine tasting, concerts, Casino runs, to picnics Star Helicopters is ready to serve you.
Los Angeles once again earned the title of the most congested metro area in the country. The average driver wasted more than 28 minutes in traffic. Four of the 10 most congested corridors were in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The worst is an eight-mile stretch on Interstate 405.
With increased business demands allowing little time getting from point A to point B. Southern California’s gridlocked and aging freeways again ranked number 1 in congestion and inconvenienience. Celebrities and executives use our helicopters for transportation to and from meetings, and major airports. Our point to point capabilities offer a fast, discreet, cost-effective, and highly convenient travel option using our helicopter charter services.
If you have any questions, please contact us 310-355-1959 or email us info@star-helicopters.com

Tour Suggestions

Important Things To Know About Your Tour

Sunset Tours – Turn any tour into a sunset tour at no extra charge. Call us for our departure times!
Couples – What better way to show your friendship and share your experience. Two couples can fly for a little more than the price of one couple.
Romantic Tours – Show your love, surprise your special person with a tour.
Birthday Gifts – Perfect for the person who has everything!
Prom Dates – A great first stop for your limo before that romantic dinner. This is sure to impress!
VIP Limousine Package – You’ll be treated like a Star from the moment your limousine arrives. We have done all the planning for you! Upgrade your experience to our VIP Limousine package.
Graduation Gift – They just might decide to be a helicopter pilot!
Bar Mitzvahs, Quinceaneras – Arrange a group mini tour for the whole party! We can give approx. 24-30 people an 8-10 minute ride per hour.
Wedding Gift – Sure beats a toaster!
Marriage Proposals – What a wonderful way to hear the word “Yes”.
Wedding Anniversaries – That are unforgettable!
Custom Tours – We will gladly customize a personalized tour just for you. Give us a call today!
Large Groups & Corporate Events – Call our event planner and we will help accommodate your large group or design an exciting and memorable event using our Bell Jet Ranger and fleet of helicopters, at surprisingly reasonable rates.

Los Angeles Helicopter Tours

Welcome to Star Helicopters. We provide Premier Los Angeles helicopter tours, aerial photography services, private jet charters & air taxi service and a helicopter pilot flight training program. Let our professional pilots get you where you need to go in a private charter jet, or show you the sights on one of our LA helicopter tours. We have several options in Los Angeles helicopter tours. A Hollywood sightseeing tour is the perfect way to view movie studios, celebrity homes, beaches and other local attractions. There is a wide selection of tours available, ranging from a short, 15 minute flight, to longer tours lasting almost 2 hours, so you can find something to create a lasting memory.
Star Helicopters offers aerial photography services for breathtaking photography in the Los Angeles area. We provide helicopter rides for professional photographers, as well as our own professional aerial photographer for all your picture-capturing needs. Our aerial photography services include boat racing, real estate, architectural and civil engineering projects, fine arts, photo gallery and other events.

Helicopter Pilot Training

You can learn how to fly helicopters at Hawthorne, Santa Monica, Torrance & Long Beach, with Star Helicopters. We have several flying course options in our Helicopter Flight Schools. Whether you are interested in private pilot certificate, instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, private pilot add-on, commercial pilot add-on, flight instructor, flight instructor instrument training or our professional pilot program (you complete the course and you’re hired!): we have a flying course for you. Please browse our website to learn more about Star Helicopters and our Los Angeles Helicopter tours, private jet charters & air taxi, and other services. If you have any questions, please contact us by telephone or email.
If you’re interested in learning to fly a helicopter for fun, need more advanced training, or want to fly professionally, our Helicopter Flight Schools offer a wide range of training programs.
 
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Star Helicopters

Hawthorne Municipal Airport KHHR
3670 W. 120th St.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
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88-TO-FLY-STAR

888-635-9782
Phone: 310-355-1959
info@star-helicopters.com

OUR LOCATION

We are Los Angeles’s most convenient Helicopter Tour Company!

Conveniently located just 3 MILES EAST OF LAX with Direct Access to Highway I-105 and Just 2 miles to Highway I-405 & I-110
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FROM WESTSIDE/SANTA MONICA:

Take I-405 South toward Long Beach (7.9 miles)
Merge onto I-105 East towards Norwalk (2.7 miles)
Take the Crenshaw Blvd exit. (stay In far right Lane)
Turn Right (West) on 120th Street.
Turn Left into 1st drive way
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FROM DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES/HOLLYWOOD:

Take I-110 South toward San Pedro (7.3 miles)
Merge onto I-105 West toward LA Airport (2.6 miles)
Take the Crenshaw Blvd. exit (stay in middle lane)
Turn Left (South) on Crenshaw Blvd.
Turn Right (West) on 120th Street.
Turn Left into 1st drive way
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FROM LONG BEACH/SOUTH BAY:

Take I-405 North toward Santa Monica (7.3 miles)
Merge onto I-110 North toward Los Angeles (4.1 miles)
Merge onto I-105 West toward LA Airport (2.6 miles)
Take the Crenshaw Blvd. exit (stay in middle lane)
Turn Left (South) on Crenshaw Blvd.
Turn Right (West) on 120th Street.
Turn Left into 1st drive way
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FROM DISNEYLAND/ANAHIEM:

Take I-5 North toward Los Angeles (4.3 miles)
Merge onto CA-91 West via Exit 113C (7.5 miles)
Merge onto I-110 North toward Los Angeles (4.1 miles)
Merge onto I-105 west (13.7 miles)
Take the Crenshaw Blvd. exit (stay in middle lane)
Turn Left (South) on Crenshaw Blvd.
Turn Right (West) on 120th Street.
Turn Left into 1st drive way
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