About Helico Sonoma

A local helicopter charter, tour and flight training company located in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County.
Committed to ongoing learning, maintenance, safety and training.

Our Story

Helico Sonoma is the only tour and flight instruction company in the Wine Country. Whether you are training with us or seeing the sites, we are dedicated to making your flight as enjoyable as possible.

Our Goal

Safety and service. Our helicopters are well maintained and our staff is here to help your experience be a positive one.

Our Vision

We are committed to ongoing learning, maintenance, safety and training. We strive to meet your goals by offering friendly service and efficient training.

Daniel King

Daniel King

Chief Pilot

Our Chief Pilot and Operating Officer, Daniel King, is a fifth generation resident of Sonoma County. He is as passionate about helicopters as he is about his home, Sonoma Wine Country.

Alec Sprick

Alec Sprick

Chief Pilot, CFI, A&P

Becoming a helicopter pilot was a childhood dream for Alec and he’s now been piloting helicopters for over five years. Being safe and making flying fun while applying effective teaching practices are his main priorities as a flight instructor.

Austin Bradley

Austin Bradley


Austin has an Associate of Science in Aeronautics degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is working on his bachelor’s degree.

Paul Bradley

Paul Bradley

Helicopter CFII, Fixed Wing Multi-engine, Long Line Pilot/Instructor

Paul has been flying for over 30 years, 19 of them as a professional pilot.  He is also the chief pilot for Henry 1, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s department helicopter.

Steve Mooney

Steve Mooney

Commercial Pilot

Steve will soon be adding CFI to his resume.

Charter Flights

Sonoma County is THE place to be and what better way to arrive than by helicopter?!  Charles Schulz Airport is only a 35 minute helicopter ride from San Francisco and Oakland.  Our pilots are professional and courteous and can help with your charter needs to, from and around Sonoma County.  We are available days and evenings. 

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External Load Operations

Need to transport equipment and supplies to rugged, remote locations?  Need an air conditioner placed on a building?  Need heavy lifting power to clean up a remote area?  Compare our rates and maneuverability with those of crane companies and you may be surprised how quickly, easily and inexpensively we can get the job done.  We are FAA certified for external load operations. 

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Learn to Fly: Pilot Training

Our flight instructors are very personable and patient and will make the learning process as enjoyable as possible for you. Sonoma County offers incredible views from the air. Come fly with us! We are located in Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California.

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Helicopter Tours

Take an unforgettable tour over the Sonoma County Wine Country.  Experience Sonoma County from the air to truly understand how beautiful it is – from the coast to the mountains, we have it all!  20, 30 and 60 minute tours available.  Or call us to customize your tour…

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