8 Ways to Celebrate Christmas DFW Style

Christmas time is here, and the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex has no lack of ways to celebrate. Although you might think that the warmer temperatures of a Texas December would conflict with Christmas spirit, there are plenty of local ways (both indoors and outdoors) to...

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Set Your DFW Course For…

Whether your primary purpose in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is business or pleasure, there are times when getting from one place to the next as quickly as possible is a priceless asset. Fortunately, there are an impressive 59 helipads in the greater DFW area that...

5 Buildings That Dominate the Dallas Skyline

As you survey the wide Dallas-Fort Worth skyline from your perch in one of Longhorn’s helicopters, you might be wondering about the individual landmarks that make that horizon unforgettable. Who built the skyscrapers? What are their names? And which one is the...

Fly Free of Motion Sickness

So you know know a little bit about the wide range of incredible packages we offer for touring the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex on a helicopter. You might be one of the potential fliers who is held back from the incredible experience by a common fear: a fear of motion...

Choosing the Right DFW Helicopter Tour Package

So you know you’re interested in seeing the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex from the air. But what package is right for your DFW experience goals? If you’re trying to determine what exactly you’ll see with the different tour packages Longhorn has to offer, here’s a quick...

Football Flyover

In Texas, more than anything, the arrival of fall means one thing: football is back. From high school's Friday Night Lights (a term that, of course, originated here in Texas) to college football's Saturday showdowns to the beloved Dallas Cowboys on Sundays, Mondays...

Halloween Events to Enjoy in DFW

Are you ready to celebrate Halloween this year? Whether you’re a visitor to the Dallas Fort-Worth metroplex or a local who wants to try something new, there are near endless options for making the most of this spooky holiday. From family-friendly to truly creepy, here...

DFW’s Best Kept (Non-Tourist Trap) Secrets

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, you’ve likely noticed that there are a lot of people. 7.1 million people, to be exact. And between that number of normal residents and the roughly 25 million tourists who make their way to the area...

How to Enjoy Fall In Dallas

Native Texans know that, unlike in cooler northern neighboring states, the best time to get outside isn’t summer — it’s fall. Once the temperatures dip down out of the triple digits and the humidity abates, it’s the perfect time to head to Dallas and experience fall...

Helicopters: The Origin Story

At Longhorn Helicopters, we're pretty excited about helicopters — obviously. We like learning about them, figuring out great uses for them, and of course, flying them. While airplanes get all the airtime in our history classes, we thought we'd take a look at the...

5 Ways to Stay Cool On Your DFW Visit

If you’ve planned a summer getaway to Dallas, you might run into a familiar Texas adversary: the heat. If you’re noticing the heat index hovering around in alarming triple digits for weeks at a time around your visit, rest assured your vacation plans aren’t thwarted!...

8 Ideas for a Great DFW Staycation

It's summertime, and you're looking for an adventure. But for whatever reason-, you're not able to leave the Metroplex. No worries! Living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area provides many exciting possibilities to be a tourist at home. Explore DFW (and skip the airport and...

Helicopter Lingo

When you book a Dallas helicopter charter or a specialty tour with Longhorn Helicopters, you're likely to hear some words that might not make sense to you. You're also likely to hear some words that you think you understand but in truth, they have their own...

Get to Know the Helicopters: Schweizer 300

At Longhorn Helicopters, we love our whirlybirds, and love teaching people all about them. Our flight school will prep any budding pilot with excellent in-air helicopter training and certification courses. One of the helicopters we have in our fleet (and train people...

10 Instagram Worthy Places in DFW

The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is a 9,286 square-mile area, and within that space are many iconic landmarks and attractions to explore. Whether you're a local or a visitor to the area, it's virtually impossible to see all of the sites in one, Instagram-perfect...

Drones vs. Helicopters

There's no question drones have become prevalent in our society. These remote-controlled small aircraft have found their way into the hands of hobbyists, kids and even professional photographers. The drone-saturated economy has affected a number of aspects of life,...

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