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Love is in the Air this Valentines

A marriage proposal from a towing banner in the sky.  While on a tour you can imagine the surprise of the girl who looks out the window to see her name on a banner that says "Will you marry me?"…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on February 15, 2013 at 11:18am — No Comments

Holiday Lights

We are pleased to announce the 2012 San Antonio Holiday Lights…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on December 14, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mission Reach River Project Aerials

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Added by Stacy Riggs on August 31, 2012 at 10:25am — No Comments

Montopolis Recreation Center's visit

Last week Pilot Justin Little gave a great lecture to the campers at Montopolis Recreaction Center at our Austin facility.  The children learned how helicopters fly, who uses them and then Justin let the…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 7, 2012 at 2:58pm — No Comments

Our Future leaders

Jake, Taylor, Kade, Diana and Cecily are here is San Antonio for the Future Business Leaders of America conference/competition. The high school group is from Vale, Oregon (with their advisor /chaperones)…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 1, 2012 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Another year of flying rice starts today

 

 

As the sun came up today Ryan and I were out at the R22 getting him ready to leave for our summer rice job.  When I tell peoplethat we fly rice they say "what are you talking about"!…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on June 30, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

Austin opens with a bang!

In between trying to finish the last of the construction on the landing pads and wishing for rain to water our newly laid sod we have been busy doing tours.…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on June 23, 2012 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Austin Helicopter Tours officially opens!

 

After months of permitting and building we finally opened our doors this past Saturday.

Our first day included a photo flight for Cowboy Harley Davidson and some tours.

Rebecca and Valentina were our first passengers on a downtown tour.…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on June 11, 2012 at 10:32am — No Comments

and the week ends!

What a busy week we had.  The new R44 makes its arrival into Stinson. Wade and Peter are tired but can’t wait to show me all their pictures and share the trips stories.…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on May 19, 2012 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Day 2 from Oregon to San Antonio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wade is looking a little gruffy but what a smile! " These are some of the prettiest sites I have seen, this is a great route we have taken, said Wade."

Day 2 started off with air traffic controll…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on May 14, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

The new R44 is on its way from Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leaving Bend Oregon, 32 degrees Sat. morning

 

Our pilot Wade Amen and private pilot Peter Kuendig arrived late Friday in Bend Oregon and left Saturday morning in our new Robinson…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on May 14, 2012 at 10:55am — No Comments

Congratulations!!!!

Just want to say congrats to two of aviations newest helicopter pilots, Travis and Tanner, on passing their FAA Private Pilot Checkride today!! It just goes to show what hard work and dedication will get you. Nice job you guys!

Added by Ryan DeLoach on May 7, 2012 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Tour De Serengeti

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sean and Mendy departed Stinson Airport at 11:00 on their way to the Serengeti Resort.

A wine tasting…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 28, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Over New Orleans at sunrise today

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Orleans Riverfront just after sunrise today.

 

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 28, 2012 at 9:55am — No Comments

New Bell 407 for PHI

Last week during my normal time off from PHI I was asked to come in early and do some overtime work over. I was flown from…

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Added by Wade Amen on April 23, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments

Al Andrews' adventures continue

 

 

 

Al Andrews is our pilot Debbie's husband.  He is a fixed winged, instrument rated pilot and flies as a safety pilot for a local doctor who travels to many conferences.

Al never forgets to represent Alamo in his travels.

 

Snow skiing last week in Utah!…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 20, 2012 at 3:42pm — No Comments

And the building continues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A roof, doors and windows too!…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 19, 2012 at 10:48am — No Comments

And the BUILDING goes up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was on Saturday around 3:00 PM. 

 I was told this morning that the entire structure should be done by Thursday!  WOW!…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Construction update-Austin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pilot Justin Little arrived to check out the construction progress yesterday; he arrived on site just as the cement began to pour.

 

 Everything seems to be progressing as…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 11, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

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