FairLifts Assists With Manta Ray Airlift in the Bahamas

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Recently FairLifts assisted with a Manta Ray airlift at the Atlantis, Paradise Island Resort. The giant manta ray was tagged and relocated as part of the research program with Mote Marine Laboratory. The large manta will be released to study the animal’s migration patterns. The animal airlift was scheduled for June 15th to lift the 700+ pound manta ray to …

Use Helicopter Golf Ball Drops to Spice Up Fundraisers

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With springtime approaching rapidly, many companies have already been planning events and fundraisers, but most of those events are not as successful as they have the potential to be. There are many people who don’t realize how easy it is to spruce up a fundraiser event with a little excitement. Many golf tournaments also happen during spring. Golf tournaments are a …

Helicopter Charters to Miami for Ultra Music Festival 2019

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Ultra Music Festival is a three-day outdoor event that takes place in Miami, Florida. The electronic music festival was founded in 1999 by Russell Faibisch and Alex Omes and is named after the Depeche Mode 1997 album, Ultra.   The festival was initially held on Miami Beach, but the primary location was Bayfront Park. This year, the event is scheduled …

Take a Helicopter to Treefort 2019

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The Treefort Music Festival is the perfect five-day, indie rock festival showcases the soul of Boise, Idaho. Multiple venues will be set up around the city from March 20 thru 24. There are 432 bands that are set to play throughout the festival. All venues will be within walking distance from the eight forts. The forts are as follows: Alefort Responsible for …

What to Expect from FairLifts Helicopter Services

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Do you have a job that requires helicopter assistance? Have you been shopping around for the best, most reliable company to hire? Look no further! FairLifts can help you get any helicopter job done with ease. FairLifts Who? We are different from other companies providing helicopter services. We have established first-hand relationships with hundreds of helicopter operators not only in …

The Largest Helicopters in the World

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Helicopters were designed to be some of the most versatile machinery utilized by civilians and military around the world. The following are the largest helicopters known to man.   Mi-26 (Halo) This Soviet/Russian aircraft is famously known for the containment efforts of Chernobyl’s nuclear accident in 1986. It is the largest and most powerful helicopter to have gone into series …

Helicopters Trivia

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Helicopters are one of the most versatile aircraft that is known to man. With infinite uses, here are the most interesting trivia facts about helicopters. Q: How High Can Helicopters Fly? A: Some turbo-powered helicopters can fly up to 25,000 feet, however, these aircraft fly around 12 to 15,000 feet on average. The record-breaking altitude was reached in 1972 at …

Benefits of Helicopter Aerial Photography

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Why Not Use a Drone? There are many factors to keep in mind when deciding whether to use a helicopter or drone for photography and filming. There are advantages and disadvantages of both. Drones tend to be extremely lightweight, but they are only able to stay in the air for a limited amount of time. The winds can impact the …

Most Common Uses for Helicopters

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History of Helicopters Derived from the French word hélicoptère, helicopters are a type of rotorcraft in which lift, and thrust is supplied by rotors. The rotorcraft has been strategically designed to function in areas where fixed-wing aircraft cannot.   Uses Depending on the specific design and build of the helicopter, these aircraft can be utilized in numerous market segments, making …

Disproving Top 5 Myths About Heli-Skiing

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There are some common beliefs when it comes to heli-skiing. While some may be true, there are a few that FairLifts can help you shed some light on. 1. You have to jump out of the helicopter Although it is available upon request, we leave the skydiving heli-skiing to James Bond and his followers. The reality of it is, you …