Sydney Harbour and North Shore Flight

Liane, Max and Filita infront of the Helicopter

Last Sunday, I took Liane and Max on a helicopter flight from Bankstown, over their house at Mt Colah out to Palm Beach down to Long Reef and back to Bankstown via the Sydney Harbour. It was their wedding present from me. It was spectacular weather, an absolutely gorgeous day for flying. We were lucky to get an air-conditioned Robinson R44 Raven II from Bankstown Helicopters. We were joined on the flight by the amazing instructor Jeremy.

Thanks to Liane and Max for the following photos of the trip.

Photos from the flight to the North Shore and the Harbour

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Flight Path

Outbound from Bankstown

Leaving Bankstown at 0830 we travelled out through Choppers West then used the Lane of Entry to head north towards the Mt Colah where we did an orbit over Liane and Max's house then continued north to Patonga. We flew over the following checkpoints.

  • Parramatta
  • Pennant Hills
  • Hornsby
  • Patonga

North Beaches

Arriving at Patonga we then followed the Hawkesbury River out towards the sea. Arriving at Palm Beach. From Palm beach we followed Pittwater down to Scotland Island then we headed out to the coast and followed the beaches from North Narrabeen down to Long Reef. It was spectacular. I love that section of the coast. At Long Reef we headed south along Victor One to North Head.

Sydney Harbour

Travelling west along the harbour and back to Bankstown we flew over the following checkpoints.

  • North Head
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Gladesville Bridge
  • Ryde Bridge
  • Homebush
  • Choppers North
Ozrunways map of Sydney Helicopter Flight

Map of Flight Path - Thanks to OzRunways

How to come flying with me?

So you've read this and thought what a great idea I would love to go for a helicopter flight like Bobbie and Steve. Well you are in luck, just drop me an email at with where you would like to go and I'll get back to you with costs.

Other possible flights

  • Sydney Harbour
  • Blue Mountains
  • Wollongong
  • Central Coast
  • Hunter Valley

Also if there is somewhere else you would like to go don't hesitate to contact me and we can check out if it is possible.

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