Codman, the owner of Bird’s Eye View Helicopters, headquartered at the Col. Robert F. Wood Airpark, is up in the air almost every day when the weather allows, giving him a unique perspective on Aquidneck Island and beyond.
For 15 years, Bird's Eye Views private helicopter tours of coastal Rhode Island have provided passengers with truly unique perspectives of the Ocean State.
Jeff Codman pushed the cyclic control of his helicopter so the thumping aircraft made a wide loop above the landing area. He could see a crowd gathered on the ground.
Children from the Summer Adventure Camp at the Martin Luther King Community Center visited Birds’ Eye Helicopter Tours on Wednesday August 11th for an on-ground introduction to flight.
You can walk, hike, run, drive and even sail around Newport. But for a truly unique perspective of the City by the Sea, you need something like a Bird’s Eye View.
It was when the ground fell away beneath us that I realized we were indeed going up, 800 feet above sea level, straight up into blue sky, in a vessel reminiscent of my old Mercedes.
Imagine lounging on the balcony of the 40th floor of a big city high rise, enjoying the view below. Now imagine the balcony being magically whisked away from the building, staying at basically the same level, and transporting you about 25 miles in any direction that you want to go. Imagine all that you could see.
Hopkinton – Did you ever wonder what it would be like to have a bird’s eye view of the earth? To fly high in the sky and suddenly zoom downward to take a close look at the world below? Or, to soar off toward Point Judith, then to Ninigret Park to check out the sights?