Tom Cline Helicopter fly with the best!


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Tom Cline, owner and pilot, has been flying since 2000. As a child he would lay in his backyard in St. Louis and watch the planes fly over head saying "one day that will be me!".

Experience and expertise is so important. Tom has now flown over 4600 hours, over 2000 hours of night flying. Tom started his flying career at Metropolitan Helicopter in St. Louis providing Aerial Photography and Guided Tours. Because it was a smaller company he worked side by side with the mechanics to learn all he could about these amazing machines. From there he started his own helicopter business. 

One day while out for a flight, Tom found a working meth lab and notified law enforcement.  The sheriff was so impressed with Tom's natural abilities to track a criminal, that he was asked to attend the police academy and became a deputy to aid in the pursuit of drug traffic criminals and also search and rescue missions.  Flying in all weather conditions and all sorts of tactical maneuvering has allowed Tom to fine tune is flying skills making him an outstanding pilot.

Tom has also assisted state utility companies in Missouri and Illinois in pipeline patrol and utility line inspections. One of his favorite events is providing Aerial Photography services to The Lake Of The Ozarks National boat races.

With that much of a variety of experience and expertise, you can see what make Tom a well sought after Pilot.

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Feel free to contact us with any questions regarding our Flight Services. You can see more about Tom Cline on his Linkedin account.

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Safety First

For Your Safety

Tom Cline currently flies a 2006 Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter. Safety is extremely important to us, so the helicopter is maintained per FAA regulations by Certified Mechanics. We not only meet but exceed FAA standards. 

There are a few requirements that must be met before and passenger can enter the helicopter:

- Strict weight limit of 250 lbs per seat

- No intoxicated passenger will be allowed to board helicopter

- No alcohol is allowed in helicopter

- please arrive 30 minutes prior to flight time for check in 


Services offered

Just A Sample Of Services Offered

Aerial Photography  -

Low Level Aerial  Video Work-

Corporate Photography -

Corporate Tours -

Real Estate Survey -

Property Surveillance -

Pipeline and Power Line Patrol -

Utility Inspections -

Federal and State Game and Fish Services -

Construction Site Surveillance and Inspection -

Dry Out Services -

Special Events - 

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Feel free to contact us with any questions concerning services offered. You can book your event now online by clicking on the "Book Now" tab in the header.

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Tom Cline Helicopter, LLC

256 Valley View Dr. Cuba, MO 65453