March 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Breaking ground!












After 6 months of waiting we finally received our permit to build in Austin and ground was broken on Monday March 26.  The new facility will be both a hangar and office for our new location Alamo Helicopters of…


Added by Stacy Riggs on March 28, 2012 at 6:59am — No Comments

Eagle Ford Shale has Business Up at Alamo Helicopter Tours

Stinson Municipal Airport, a 96-year-old airport in South San Antonio, might be in the right place at the right time.

Stinson officials said business is growing again in large part because of improving economic activity in the South Side and spinoff activity from energy production in the nearby Eagle Ford…


Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on March 24, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Green, Yellow, Blue


Added by Stacy Riggs on March 22, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

Cumulus Mammatus

I saw this cloud formation yesterday around 7:45 PM.  Cumulus Mammatus are a pretty amazing sight.  They easily identifiable by the drooping pouch type formation of the cloud base.  The individual pouches typically only last for about 15 minutes, but the whole Mammatus can last for 2 plus hours.  They themselves do not cause severe weather, but are normally a result of severe weather.  You normally find them at the base…


Added by Ryan DeLoach on March 21, 2012 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Better Weather

 This just in!  Next week we are due to get lots of sunshine.  If anyone out there is looking for something fun to do, you should definitely come to Alamo Helicopter Tours and take a tour of San Antonio!  It will be an experience of a life time!!

Added by Ryan DeLoach on March 18, 2012 at 9:57pm — No Comments

Spring Break and Sunshine too!













Pilot Debbie Galvan takes Skylar Bell and her mother Ashlee on a tour of Downtown today. Spring break is starting off with a boom; I think the sunshine and warm temps today is causing spring fever to…


Added by Stacy Riggs on March 12, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

A fresh perspective















Student Pilot Matt St. Louis sent in these photos from his training flight  session over San Antonio yesterday afternoon.  He is very excited about photography, his other passion and…


Added by Stacy Riggs on March 9, 2012 at 4:07pm — No Comments

A great Birthday Celebration














Eli Ethridge celebrated his Birthday here at Alamo today and brought along his is best buddies; Robert, Matthew, Logan, and Joseph to joined him.


Mom picked a helicopter ride…


Added by Stacy Riggs on March 3, 2012 at 4:14pm — No Comments

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