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Helicopter tour business takes off - SA Express News

San Antonio Express News - July 3, 2009 - Rhonda Templeton

Love is in the air in San Antonio — literally.

According to Stacy Riggs, co-owner of Alamo Helicopter Tours, June isn't just the month for weddings; it's also the month for high-flying proposals. Then again, exuberance is a natural byproduct of her company's aerial… Continue

Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on July 3, 2009 at 8:53am — No Comments


Alamo Helicopter Tours has launched its first ever Salute to Heroes Month, honoring firefighters, law enforcement, and military personnel with a special 20% discount on all Alamo Helicopter Tours flights for the month of July.

“We want to give back to the men and women who have dedicated their lives to protecting those around them both here in the U.S. and abroad,” said Stacy Riggs of Alamo Helicopter Tours. “The 20% discount is our way of saying thanks and offering our police,… Continue

Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on July 1, 2009 at 10:29am — No Comments

Love is in the Air !

I don’t know what is in the Air these days over San Antonio but men keep proposing. Sunday morning at 10:30 over The Alamo Sean asked Amanda to be his wife and she said, “YES”!…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 28, 2009 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Engaged over the Skys of San Antonio

Conley asked Janice for her hand in marriage on June 27, 2009 at 11:00 am 1000 feet high above the Alamo City.

Here are a few pictures from the Big Event along with the friends and family who joined in on the celebration.!…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 27, 2009 at 3:01pm — 1 Comment

S-76 training

Randy just completed his final training in the S-76. He went to West Palm Beach, FL for 4 days of training in the simulator and then came back to Louisiana for his check ride.…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 26, 2009 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Luke takes a Discovery Flight

Reading everything he could get his hands on about helicopters, Luke decided to take a Discovery flight and see how it felt to actually control the helicopter. Here are a few pictures from his experience.…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 23, 2009 at 7:20am — 1 Comment


Irina came back from her tour and said "This was my GREATEST BIRTHDAY EVER!"…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 19, 2009 at 3:24pm — No Comments


June 18, 2009

Justin Little received his Private Pilot Certificate from DPE Todd Levan. He started his training on Feb. 16, 2009 with CFII Scott Elliott and passed his check ride today.…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 18, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

A beautiful day for tours

These are some pictures from Sundays tours. The weather was perfect. Crystal, her family and her friends celebrated her Birthday today on a Quarry Market Tour.…


Added by Stacy Riggs on June 14, 2009 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Interested in earning rotocraft instrument certification!?!?

Attention pilots! Something New is in the air at Alamo Helicopter Tours in San Antonio . . .

Just arrived! Our new Robinson 44 instrument trainer!

If you’ve been wanting to get your rotocraft instrument rating. . .now’s the time to do it!

Just ask Pilot Gary Jones. . .who just passed his instrument check ride this past week. Congrats Gary!

Alamo Helicopter Tours’ flight school is now offering instrument instruction in our new Robinson 44… Continue

Added by Leslie Komet Ausburn on June 13, 2009 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Larry Shares His Dream of Flying with his Neice

Larry Sekula had a dream of flying a helicopter and two weeks ago came out and took his first Discovery Flight with pilot Chris Cook. He has been talking about his flight ever since and decided to share the thrill with his niece Victoria for her graduation present.…


Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on June 7, 2009 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Marriage Proposal

On June 6, 2009 at approximately 3:45 PM while flying over the Alamo City Michael asked Sarah to be his wife... and she said "YES"!…


Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on June 7, 2009 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

New Helicopter Arrives from California

The new Helicopter arrived yesterday around 3:00 p.m. Pilots Scott Elliott and Gary Jones said "The sights along the way were incredible but we are happy to be home." The journey from Hayward, Ca., took 14 flight hours.

Owner Randy Riggs greets the pilots upon arrival and then takes the new heli out for a spin.…


Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on June 4, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

Trip Back to San Antonio from California with New Chopper

From our pilot Scott Elliott

I am flying out of Hayward, Ca., today. We had low clouds and mountian obscuration, something us Texas boys don't often see. We had a good prelight of 10T then a test flight around the airport. Lots of helicopters to see in CA some we only see in… Continue

Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on June 3, 2009 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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Added by Alamo Helicopter tours on June 2, 2009 at 4:00am — No Comments

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