Maverick Helicopter's Blog

Maverick Helicopters Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 25, 2016 6:00:00 PM

The concept of Maverick Helicopters began in December 1995 when husband and wife team Greg and Brenda Rochna decided to step out and do something different. They began building the idea of the company around Greg's nickname of Maverick, earned from his headstrong nature in voicing his opinions and going the extra step to create a better service environment. The Rochnas envisioned a helicopter tour outfit based on luxury and providing an unparalleled helicopter experience. Thus, in August 1996, Maverick Helicopters was officially launched in Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world.

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Topics: Insider

Bachelor Party in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 23, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Also known as the wedding capital of the world, it shouldn't come as a shock that one in three Las Vegas tourists are in town to attend a bachelor or bachelorette party. Don't let your bachelor party fade into the Strip. Stand out and provide your friends and the groom with an unforgettable experience in Las Vegas. Use these ideas to plan the perfect, unique Las Vegas bachelor party.

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Topics: Insider, Las Vegas

NPS 100 Year Anniversary

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 21, 2016 6:00:00 PM

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its 100 year anniversary. As this centennial milestone quickly approaches, take a look back at the rich history of the NPS.

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Topics: Miscellaneous

National Aviation Day

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 18, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Here at Maverick Helicopters, we're getting excited for National Aviation Day. This national holiday is actually an official government designation, and it always falls on August 19. NASA holds contests and events every year in hopes of promoting interest in aviation careers and encouraging consumers to take to the skies more often.

Since National Aviation Day is tomorrow, we thought we'd share a little trivia and a few tips to get you in the mood for flying. Learn how the holiday originated, what our government does to observe it today and why you should climb aboard with us and experience American aviation for yourself.

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Topics: Miscellaneous

Common Things People Forget to Pack

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 16, 2016 6:00:00 PM

In the hecticness leading up to a trip, it’s easy to forget an item or two. Here are four of the most-forgotten things people neglect to pack in their suitcases.

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Topics: Miscellaneous

5 Reasons Why a Destination Wedding Is the Best

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 14, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Destination weddings have been on the rise over the past several years. About one in four couples are now choosing to have their wedding away from home, with Las Vegas, New York City, Florida and California being the most popular destinations in the continental US. Why are so many couples choosing to hold their ceremony somewhere other than their hometown? Here are five reasons why destination weddings are the best!

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Topics: Wedding

Vegas Girls' Getaway

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 11, 2016 7:00:00 PM

There are few places more ideal for a girls-only getaway than Las Vegas. Despite what you may have heard about the stereotypical bachelor party, know that Vegas is the ultimate women's party. Grab your friends and check out these great suggestions for an unforgettable Vegas girls' getaway:

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Topics: Las Vegas

Review: Canyon Dream Air and Land Tour

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 9, 2016 6:30:00 PM

You've seen pictures of the Grand Canyon since grade school, but the descriptor hasn't been invented to convey the overwhelming majesty awaiting as you gaze at this geological wonder – the result of millions of years of erosion along the Colorado River.

While there are hundreds of places to stop and take pictures and shoot video of the Grand Canyon, there is absolutely no better way to absorb the full 18-mile-wide expanse than to soar above it during Maverick's Canyon Dream Air and Land tour.

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Topics: Grand Canyon

Guide to Tipping in Vegas

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 7, 2016 6:30:00 PM

If you’re taking a trip to Las Vegas, you're probably wondering how much to tip the people you encounter. Showing some monetary appreciation never hurts and you may find you receive better service or even a few extra perks along the way.

Many people don’t carry much cash on them on a regular basis, so be prepared to tip by having a good supply of $1s, $5s, and a few $20s. Establish a baseline for tipping certain people, but feel free to bump the tip up if you’ve made a special request or receive exceptional service. Las Vegas is a tourism-based town, so don’t be afraid you’ll insult anyone by offering a tip. Most workers depend on them for a portion of their income.

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Topics: Las Vegas

Stay Connected During Your Destination Wedding

Posted by Maverick Helicopters on Aug 4, 2016 7:00:00 PM

Recent years have seen a lot of changes when it comes to all things wedding related. More people than ever are choosing to do weddings their own way. One of the continuing trends is the 'where' of the actual wedding, with brides and grooms more frequently abandoning large, traditional church weddings and choosing instead to exchange nuptials in an exotic backdrop with a more intimate group.

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Topics: Wedding

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