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Address: 3670 W 120th St, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, Hawthorne, CA 90250-3245
Phone Number: +1 310-363-7849
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Star Helicopters is Los Angeles's most convenient Helicopter Company for...

Star Helicopters is Los Angeles's most convenient Helicopter Company for Charters, Tours, Aerial Photography, Plane Spotting, and Helicopter Flight Training since 2009.

The only Helicopter Tour Company based in the Metro Los Angeles area who fly a Jet Turbine Helicopter! We are the closest to Downtown Los Angeles, LAX & Hollywood!

Choose from a variety of helicopter tours, including the Star VIP Tour, Hollywood & More, Soarin' the Shoreline, Malibu Grandeur, and The Oscar. We also offer dependable and secure VIP charters to and from select locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area for business, pleasure, or special events. If you’re interested in learning to fly a helicopter for fun, need more advanced training, or want to fly professionally, we offer a wide range of training programs as well.

There really is only one choice! Contact us today for more information!

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Five star tour

We booked with this company based on trip advisor reviews and are very thankful we did. They were wonderful!!! Our pilot, Jimmy was terrific and the tour was simply fabulous. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
Lynn K
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Dallas, Texas
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Tampa, Florida
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27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I purchased a Groupon for a helicopter ride for 2 with Star Helicopter over USC, LAX then towards the Hollywood hills, Dodger Stadium, and finally downtown L.A. My brother and I took the trip and I believe that my left side of the helicopter seat was better for viewing than the right. Either way, it was a very fun ride.... More 

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Thank jpmthumb42
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

Good call scheduling your ride around the sunset! It's still our favorite time of the day to fly, so I'm glad you had the chance to see why. Also, I appreciate your concern for safety and security. We follow all safety regulations, including our own additional parameters, so you can relax and enjoy the ride. I hope you'll join us... More 

Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked with this company based on trip advisor reviews and are very thankful we did. They were wonderful!!! Our pilot, Jimmy was terrific and the tour was simply fabulous. I would do this again in a minute!

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Thank Lynn K
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks, Lynn! There's nothing better than an adventure with the ones you love, so thanks for choosing us to make it happen for you! I hope you'll join us again in the future! All the best, Keith Harter CEO More 

Nanuet, New York
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Went because we had time to kill. The reviews here were on point. We didnt have an appointment and still they made it happen for us. A really nice pilot greeted us at the door and arranged for the tour. Theres plenty to choose from, starting with the mini tour for 90 p/p. We opted for the 30 min 300... More 

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Thank cortavediva
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

Let's be honest -- anything beats the traffic in LA! But seriously, I'm thrilled to hear you took a chance and chose to spend your downtime in a helicopter with us. I'll be sure to pass your compliments along to Alex. I'm sure he'll be excited to hear how memorable the experience was for you both. I hope you'll return... More 

New York City, New York
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I was in LA for a wedding a few weeks ago with a friend of mine. We had plenty of time the day of the wedding to fit in an adventure. We chose the short tour with Star Helicopters called the "Sneak Preview" tour. It was short but I was just FINE with that. I was a little nervous flying... More 

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Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

It can be a little intimidating to fly in a helicopter for the first time, but I'm glad to hear your pilot turned your leap of faith into an exciting ride! Thanks for letting Trip Advisor know, too. Stop by the next time you're in town! All the best, Keith Harter CEO More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

I just finally got around to writting a review! I purchased this ride as a surprise birthday gift for my husband! And i must say this tour was breathtaking! I've lived most of my life in LA and never seen LA from the top! It was an awesome experience and my husband is already talking on going on a ride... More 

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Thank lizy213
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

You haven't really seen LA until you've seen it from the top. I'm glad we could show you your city from a new vantage point! Thanks for taking the time to let us know how much you and your husband loved the flight. We hope we get to see you all return soon with your nine-year-old -- we're sure they'll... More 

Cairns queensland
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Was very exited to do a 2 hour plane spotting trip over LAX in a R-22 chopper, and was lucky to get Paul , who understood exactly what i wanted from the flight, and had the aircraft in the right place at the right time, so any bad photos are down to me. ! I you ever wanted to do... More 

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Thank sirsteve1960
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed your flight with Paul -- he'll surely appreciate the kind words! Can't wait to see you again in 2017. Looking forward to it! Take care, Keith Harter CEO More 

Hawthorne, California
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Took my husband and my two year old daughter for a night tour of LA and it was a lot of fun! Our pilot pointed out all the sights. Can't wait to go go again.

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Thank teachlove21
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

So happy to hear you, your husband, and your daughter enjoyed the flight with us! We'll be ready to take you for a tour anytime, so come see us again soon. Take care, Keith Harter CEO More 

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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Used these guys last week for an aerial photo run of DT LA. The staff was friendly and accommodating and made me feel really relaxed for my first time in a helicopter. They were also punctual and just pleasant to hang out with. Highly recommended!

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Thank Bsugden
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

I'm so happy to hear enjoyed your first helicopter ride with us and hopefully got some great shots of DT LA! We're happy to take you for a ride anytime, so come see us again soon. Take care, Keith Harter CEO More 

Stokenchurch, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We have no regrets at all in booking this trip with Star Helicopters. The memories of this flight will stay with us for a very very long time. There was a small hitch when we turned up, as we were doubled booked. However, the gentleman soon sorted this out and we went out as originally arranged. We had booked the... More 

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Thank Debra M
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

Seriously, Debra, thank you very much for this detailed and amazing feedback of our place. Sorry to hear there was a bit of double booking on our end, but I'm so happy everything worked out. Booking a tour like this is a big commitment, so it's great to know this was well worth it for you and your group! If... More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We took the half-hour Los Angels tour and absolutely loved it! Very friendly and knowledgeable stuff.

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Thank calalik
Keith H, Manager at Star Helicopters, responded to this review

So happy to hear you loved your tour! Next time you're in the area, come on by and say hello! All the best. - Keith Harter CEO More 

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