Most tours to the Grand Canyon Skywalk begin in Las Vegas, where travelers head east to the Arizona desert by road, plane or helicopter A Skywalk ticket. Weve both never been to the Grand Canyon before, or even America! We like the look of the VIP Express Tour with GC Tours and the You can take a helicopter flight over the Las Vegas strip while youre there, if its a helicopter trip. The 70minute airplane tour departs from the Las Vegas area and showcases the. Each fall, HAI and its Helicopter Tour Operators Committee HTOC team up to host their Committee Meeting and Safety Seminar Our event draws tour. Grand Canyon air tours Conservationists hear noisy flights, tribe sees economic returns Conservationists fear helicopter tours over the Grand Canyon are only the beginning Hualapai leaders say the tours are vital to tribal prosperity. LAS VEGAS The pilot and five passengers were killed Friday afternoon when a helicopter crashed while returning from a tourist flight over the Grand Canyon A 23yearold The most recent helicopter crash occurred in 1999, killing. Well, somehow I found myself in Vegas and so I made this happen This whole thing was, to me, a step below skydiving but easily two steps above even my Grand. Grand Canyon Helicopters has announced the launch of its newest tour out of Las Vegas Heli & Whitewater Rafting. Papillon Group, the tour company that flies from Las Vegas to locations such as the Grand Canyon, goes golden with one of its choppers The golden helicopter joins the fleet on Thursday, April 16, to commemorate 50 years in. Pilot Christopher Diamond manoeuvres his helicopter with the precision of a laser as it zips along the edge of the mighty Colorado River Passengers with cameras at the ready are awestruck as Diamond gently guides the chopper 1,000.