How to Pop the Question with a Helicopter Flight

How to Pop the Question with a Helicopter Flight

How to Pop the Question with a Helicopter Flight

If you're looking for an unforgettable way to pop the question, why not consider a helicopter proposal flight? You can choose from a variety of scenic routes that will make your proposal absolutely unforgettable. Plus, you'll have the support of a professional pilot and personal assistant to help make everything perfect. Here's what you need to know about popping the question with a helicopter flight.

Couple stands in front of helicopter during proposal flight


1. Choose a Scenic Path for your Flight

Helicopter proposal flights are becoming more and more popular. It is one of the most common services we provide. We want to help make your proposal unforgettable and unique. For this reason, we suggest putting together a list of special locations to fly over during your flight. The extra thought will show.

For example, you could fly over your church, the place you first met, and your favorite sports stadium. Remember to contact us prior to booking to request a customized route.

2. Plan the Proposal in Advance, Including What You Will Say

When you're about to propose, it's important to plan everything out in advance! This includes thinking about what you're going to say. After all, this is a once in a lifetime moment! You want everything to be perfect.

So take some time to sit down and really think about what words will capture the magnitude of your love. What will express how much you want to spend the rest of your life with this person? Once you have those magic words figured out, the rest of the proposal will fall into place perfectly!

3. Book Your Proposal Flight for the Best Time

With so much on the line, you want to make sure your proposal flight is booked for the perfect time! Whether that means timing it around sunset for a stunning view or making sure there's plenty of daylight to plan out your future, we'll help you make it happen.

Also consider the date of your proposal. A special date can make your proposal even more memorable. The date you met, your loved one's birthday, or a time when friends/family in town are all great possibilities. Reserve the rest of your day to celebrate.

We recommend booking with us at least a couple of weeks in advance. This gives enough time to plan all of these careful details.

4. Prepare a Bouquet of Flowers for Your Proposal

Without a flower in sight, your proposal may seem lackluster. Whether you choose roses, lilies, or daisies, take the time to pick out the perfect arrangement. We ask you to provide the flowers and deliver them the day before the flight. This gives you a chance to confirm the quality.

Choose flowers that have meaning to you and your partner. Maybe you went on a first date surrounded by rose petals, or your partner's favorite flower is lilies. These types of personal touches will make the proposal even more special.

Consider the meaning of different types of flowers. For example, roses are often associated with love and passion. So, if you're looking to sweep your partner off their feet, roses might be the way to go.

Your proposal is a once-in-a-lifetime event, so don't be afraid to go all out with the flowers!

Bouquet of roses for Columbus Helicopters proposal

5. Enjoy a Beautiful Flight and Ask the Proposal

This is where everything comes together! You have a few choices on ordering. Do you want to build anticipation, or have a beautiful flight to celebrate?

Here's the most common order: fly in the helicopter, land, pop the question, give the flowers, and celebrate! However, you don't have to follow this order.

You might prefer to arrive at the airport, give the flowers, pop the question, celebrate with the flight, and then celebrate with everyone more on the ground!

If you want to pop the question in a very intimate setting, then you can even ask them to marry you during the flight. This can be more challenging for photos, and it limits who can be there during the exciting moment!

Whichever order you choose, we will support you and celebrate your unique proposal!

Couple after helicopter proposal flight

6. Take Photos to Remember Your Proposal

Proposing to your significant other is a momentous occasion that you will want to remember forever. And what better way to commemorate the moment than with some photos? There are a few things to keep in mind to make sure you get great pictures.

Capture the reaction if you can. The look on your partner's face when they realize what's happening is sure to be priceless.

Be aware of your body language. Show your excitement!

Even if you chose to ask the question in flight, you can still get down on one knee and take her hand in yours to create a visual that will look great in photos.

Consider hiring a professional photographer. We provide a special assistant for your proposal flight and they are happy to take photos. However, if you want the perfect photos, it might be worth bringing a professional photographer with you.

You are welcome to bring friends, family, and anyone else significant in your life. Include them in the celebrations and photos!

Columbus Helicopters is Ready to Help With Your Proposal

Unsure of some details? Our team can help you choose the perfect route and plan your proposal down to the last detail, so all you have to worry about is asking the big question.

We provide beautiful flights over some of the most stunning landscapes in Ohio. When it comes to romantic flights, we've got you covered.

If you're looking for a unique and unforgettable way to pop the question, consider booking a Helicopter Proposal Flight with Columbus Helicopters.

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