May 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Flying and Baseball

On Monday, Chris and I flew up to Arlington to satisfy his cross country PIC requirement and to catch a Texas Rangers baseball game.  We watched the Rangers beat the White Sox, 4-0. Both Josh Hamilton and Nelson Cruz returned to the Rangers to hit home runs. Alexi Ogando threw a beautiful complete game shutout.  The next morning we flew over downtown Dallas, Cowboys stadium, The Ballpark in Arlington, and Six Flags. Here are some of the pictures from our long adventure. …


Added by Wade Amen on May 31, 2011 at 7:38am — No Comments

Helicopter Ride over Switzerland

Our student Matt is over in Europe for work this month, he spent a few days in Interlacken, Switzerland

and took a Helicopter ride over Jungfrau (13,000ft) in a B3 Astar which seats 5 passengers plus pilot.

The sights and photos were unbelievable! He wanted to share with all of us or did he just want to…


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 25, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Cade flies solo

Congratulations to Cade for his first solo from all of us at Alamo!

Tradition...cutting of the shirt done by CFII Debbie Galvan.…


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 25, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments

National Geographic's Photo Shoot

National Geographic came to San Antonio to shoot for their show, "Most Dangerous Jobs. " They were filming the Tower Life building downtown when the new antenna was going up. 

Drew Mayer-Oakes from the San Antonio Film commission was looking out his office window that day and took this picture of…


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 21, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

Pilots are on the move

  This last month has brought great rewards for some of our students and CFI's.












 Our student Chris had the chance to ferry a friends helicopter from Kentucky to South Padre Island.  He landed right at sunset. WOW!


This past week, CFII Justin and CFI Ryan ferried a helicopter from San Antonio to Fort Lauderdale, FL.

They stopped for lunch in Hammond, LA and…


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 19, 2011 at 3:32pm — No Comments

A Sunday Walk in my neighborhood


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 9, 2011 at 11:45am — No Comments

Eggs fall from the Sky!

Hope Community Church (lead Pastor Danny Price II) hired us on the Sat. before Easter to drop 2500 plastic eggs for a festival they were having.  They invited the entire community and it looks like they had a huge turnout.  Excitement stirred as the helicopter arrived and the word was that the kids loved…


Added by Stacy Riggs on May 9, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

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