April 2011 Blog Posts (10)

Justin goes all the way!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin passed his CFII checkride and received his SFAR 73 teaching endorsements on Wednesday. He is the first…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 23, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Al's Big Adventure Days 7-11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Days 7-11

Al has finally crossed the border into Mississippi, Louisiana was a challenge all in itself.  Roads were either really bad, no shoulder…

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Added by Debbie Galvan on April 20, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Stinson is booming with activity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This morning when I arrived at Stinson there was so much activity…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 18, 2011 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Al's Big Adventure Day 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 6:  87 miles today and he made it out of Texas, woohoo!  So far 440 miles total, WOW! Spending the night at…

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Added by Debbie Galvan on April 15, 2011 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Al's Big Adventure Days 3-5

Al’s Big Adventure Days 3-5

Sorry I haven’t updated busy, busy at Alamo. 

Day 3: 92 miles…short of his 100 miles because of lack of camping areas.…

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Added by Debbie Galvan on April 15, 2011 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Jason's solo flight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CFII Debbie Galvan and Jason Nassour holding his cut t-shirt which is tradition on your first solo flight.

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 14, 2011 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Fire in Stonewall County, TX

Pilot Scott Elliott sent in this amazing photo taken through helmet mounted NVGs (night vision goggles) at 70 nautical miles away from the…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 13, 2011 at 9:41am — No Comments

Al's Big Adventure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi Everyone!  I am Debbie a pilot with Alamo Helicopters and if you have ever been to our website and read the bios you would know that my husband Al is a pilot also…those fixed wing things J. …

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Added by Debbie Galvan on April 12, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Life on the Prairie in Big Spring, TX



This story was sent in by one of our pilots Scott Elliott who now works for Air Evac out of Big Spring, TX.  He flies an EMS helicopter there. 
Originally I am from Miami, Florida and I am fascinated with West Texas and what life on the Prairie is like ,so Scott from time to time will send me…
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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 9, 2011 at 9:22am — No Comments

2011 Safer Skies over San Antonio

The Alamo gang headed off bright and early today to attend the 13th Annual Safer Skies  seminar hosted by the SAPD Helicopter detail this morning.  The SAPD unit brings in speakers to discuss safe air operations in and around San Antonio.  There seemed to be well over 100 in attendance with Alamo bringing 9…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on April 7, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

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