5 Reasons to Charter a Helicopter in Los Angeles

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5 Reasons for a Los Angeles helicopter Charter

People come from all over the world to work and play in Los Angeles. With more than 10 million people in Los Angeles County, travel can be tough. However, rising above it all with a Los Angeles helicopter charter saves time, money and stress – helping you get the job done, enjoy the sights and see Los Angeles in a way comparatively few do.


Undeniably the most popular reason to hire a private helicopter charter in the Los Angeles area is to rise above the regions notorious traffic congestion. In addition to 10 million residents, millions of domestic and international visitors every year flood the roads, adding hours to travel. It’s no wonder Los Angelinos often spare no expense on their cars – they’re a second home. Whether crossing the basin to catch a flight during rush hour, flying out to Coachella, or getting out of town for a holiday weekend, a private helicopter charter saves you precious time and stress.


The views from a helicopter in our region are breathtaking. A bird’s eye view of the region from a Los Angeles helicopter charter allows you to see the sights in a completely different way. Whether you’re taking in the Sunset Strip, Hollywood sign and celebrity homes or our world-famous beaches and canyons, you’ll never look at Los Angeles the same way again once you’ve seen it from the air.

So Much to See, So Little Time

The Los Angeles area is immense. Between Malibu, the San Fernando Valley to Burbank, the Hollywood Hills and L.A. Basin, Orange County, and our 75 of miles of breathtaking coastline, there is no way to see it all in a short vacation. Unless, of course, you take it in by helicopter. Group 3 Aviation offers a variety of specialized tours that highlight the region’s favorite sights, including our Valleywood Tour, Hooray for Hollywood Tour, Grand Tour/Best of L.A. and the California Coast and Canyons Tour. Any one of these tours will allow you to see a variety of different things in a very short period of time to help make the most of your California vacation.

Aerial Photography

Not only does hiring a helicopter charter allow you to see the sights from a completely different viewpoint, it also allows you to capture incredible aerial photographs. Whether capturing your memories, scouting locations, documenting property, or building your portfolio, aerial photography is best captured by a helicopter. Group 3 Aviation offers years of experience with helping photographers with their aerial photography and can help capture unforgettable images.

Film Production

Los Angeles and film production go hand in hand. A well-established and reputable helicopter charter operator, Group 3 Aviation offers more than two decades of experience in aerial film production projects, big and small. We offer a range of camera systems to help meet your budget and final product specifications. Whether producing for corporations, independent projects, studio television or film production companies, we help you capture the shots you need to shine. Our work over the years has included news, sporting events, commercials, private functions, utility companies, real estate development and government projects.

Planning on visiting California? Consider scheduling a private helicopter charter into your plans. When your time is valuable, we’re here to get you there.