Shoot a machine gun high above Nevada
Enjoy an adventure-of-a-lifetime and ultimate shooting experience with Machine Gun Helicopters as you suit up and fire a belt-fed machine gun from a helicopter high above the Nevada desert. Experience what it's like to be a military door gunner with MGH for the ultimate machine gun experience.
Pictured above, actress Michelle Rodriguez poses with a M349 SAW belt-fed machine gun in the Nevada desert with David Perriset and Genghis Cohen with Machine Gun Helicopters. Rodriguez is currently working on a movie with director Steve McQueen in Chicago and said reported that she needed a break from filming, so came to Vegas to hang out with her longtime friends, Cohen, owner of Machine Gun Helicopters, and Perriset, owner of Exotics Racing, both high-end adventure attractions in Las Vegas. Rodriguez had a blast (quite literally) and experienced what it was like to be a military door gunner.
MGH offers the only experience in the world where civilians can shoot a fixed M249 (SAW) belt fed machine gun from a Eurocopter AS350 B2 A-Star helicopter, specially modified for aerial shooting. Under the safety and guidance of MGH's Helicopter Range Masters, guests can have the experience of a lifetime with the Door Gunner ($689) package – combining the excitement of a helicopter ride with the adrenaline rush of shooting a belt-fed machine gun.
Machine Gun Helicopters is the culmination of years of planning and research combined with a depth of knowledge in helicopter operations, military operations and tourist machine gun experiences – resulting in the most exciting gun experience in the world. Guests undergo a comprehensive briefing and rehearsal of the shoot prior to getting in the helicopter in MGH simulator. Then, send it down range. You will be engaging various static targets on the mountainside while looking down an EO Tech scope with a holographic reticle, which repositions itself based on the viewpoint of the shooter’s eye.
MGH delivers two types of experiences, whether for an adventure-seeker or a high-flying spectator:
Door Gunner - Experience what it’s like to be a real door gunner while helicoptering through the Nevada skies. Aim and shoot your target using MGH’s special effects at 4,000 feet in the air!
Spectator Packages – Invite your friends to watch the action from afar, where they can take in your incredible experience from an unrivaled vantage point only a short distance away.
All packages include photos before take-off and video captured by helicopter-mounted cameras. Transportation is included; executive helicopter transport from The Strip available for an additional fee.
Experience a fun, safe, doors-off flight through scenic Nevada. Upon arrival at the exclusive, privately owned 71-acre shooting range, they put you in the door gunner seat. Once cleared by the pilot and the helicopter range master, you will be able to open fire with a fully automatic belt-fed M249 SAW machine gun on multiple groups of targets.
Machine Gun Helicopters are industry pioneers. They fly seven days a week, 365 days a year, and are located at 3501 Alderberan Las Vegas, Nevada 89102. For more information or to book reservation, visit www.machinegunhelicopters.com or call (800) 757-4668.
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