Helicopters have been dubbed â€œmagic carpetsâ€ for their ability to traverse through any terrain, and this was never more true than in the Magic City.
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The helicopters fly at about 100 knots (which is pilot lingo for 120 miles per hour), but can also slow down to a complete stop for a passenger to take an amazing shot of where the looming buildings meet the ocean.
The pilots often double as photographers, so they know where to take passengers to get the best photos and at which altitude to fly to capture them.
For the brave souls, the pilot will remove the doors before take off so the stunning views are completely unadulterated.
The aircrafts â€œonlyâ€ ascend about 400 feet, giving passengers the chance to see kite surfers battling waves in the ocean, peek at the vast mansions on exclusive islands and then swoop down to catch a glimpse of a manatee eating lunch.
â€œThe helicopters are the only machines that can go really, really anywhere,â€ Juan Vasquez, director of regional operations in Miami, told The Huffington Post. â€œThatâ€™s what I love about the helicopters.â€