March 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Preflighting the R44

Chris and I getting ready to go on a IFR practice flight.  Couldn't resist a photo op.  What a beautiful sunset followed by an awesome night flight.  That's Chris…

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Added by Debbie Galvan on March 29, 2011 at 4:56pm — No Comments

Great Confined area Landing and Max P Takeoff

As part of our training in helicopters we practice landing and taking off from a confined area. Recently I took video of one of my students Kaleb Smith performing a confined area landing and max performance takeoff. Here is a link to the Confined approach http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29_oulR5oXg and the max p take off http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBW8Wc8nTeg .…

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Added by Wade Amen on March 24, 2011 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Great Confined area Landing and Max P Takeoff

As part of our training in helicopters we practice landing and taking off from a confined area. Recently I took video of one of my students Kaleb Smith performing a confined area landing and max performance takeoff. Here is a link to the Confined approach http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29_oulR5oXg and the max p take off http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rBW8Wc8nTeg .

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Added by Wade Amen on March 24, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Who ever knew there was a Pagent for Ms. Snake Charmer



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMS Pilot Scott Elliott and his flight crew had the pleasure of meeting with Miss Snake Charmer 2011 during the Rattle Snake Round up in Sweetwater, TX.  Lanie (Ms. Snake Charmer) is the…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on March 18, 2011 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Starting a lifelong dream from Flight Nurse to Pilot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Christi Ricks is our newest student.  She is a flight nurse with Air Evac.  She has been in this career for the last ten years but has always dreamed of flying since she was a little girl and…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on March 16, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Flight to College Station for some baseball

On Tuesday my student Chris and I planned a long cross country flight from Stinson to Easterwood Airport in College Station. Our goal was to fulfill Chris’s commercial cross country requirements for a 2 hour day cross country and a 2 hour night cross country. On the way up I texted my cousin who is in school at my…

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Added by Wade Amen on March 9, 2011 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Brian Dewees receives his CFI Certificate today!

Congratulations Brian!  Brian earned his Certified Flight Instructor rating today with DPE Ray Murphy.

Added by Stacy Riggs on March 3, 2011 at 12:03pm — 1 Comment

Alamo Celebrates Today!

   

 

 Alamo Helicopters received our Part 135 Certificate today.  It is a very long process that starts with an initial application followed by 2.5 years of writing and revising manuals to meet the entire requirement the FAA requires to be an Air Carrier.  This certificate allows us to do commuter…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on March 2, 2011 at 2:41pm — 2 Comments

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