July 2011 Blog Posts (6)

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How rice was pollinated?…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 30, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments

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Spectacular views over Canyon Lake.  Makes me want to jump in!…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 29, 2011 at 9:58am — No Comments

The 3 Amigas are back!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomorrow is Dotty's Birthday and her best friends Ruby and Jean treated her to our Salt Lick BBQ lunch tour.   The gals said "The food was wonderful, the…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 26, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Trip Across the USA (Part 1)

Being a pilot there are some really fun jobs that your get paid to do. One of my favorite is to ferry helicopters across the US. I will chronicle over a couple of blogs my latest trip from Torrance, CA to Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

I picked up an R-44 in Torrance, CA and started my trip across Los Angeles toward Palm Springs, CA. Here are some of my pictures of my day in California and my flight across LA. I was not supposed to pick up the helicopter until the afternoon so I had time to…

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Added by Wade Amen on July 25, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Summer Views

 Student pilot Jason with instructor  Debbie Galvan on a XC flight to Austin flying the R44 The beauty of the summer clouds amazes me.  From… Continue

Added by Stacy Riggs on July 23, 2011 at 12:31pm — No Comments

XC to Edna



Cross country planning the old fashion way is how we teach at Alamo; plotting way points, mileage and speed conversions, fuel consumption, weather briefings, etc. By the time the student has finished all their planning (usually takes a couple of hours) they are very excited too get on their way.

These…

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Added by Stacy Riggs on July 21, 2011 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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