The Aerial Machine Gun Upgrade

Let’s turn up the heat – Texas-style! Use a full-auto machine gun on your Helicopter Hog Hunt with unlimited ammo. Choose from the select-fire submachine guns, carbines, battle rifles, or even belt-fed options to ensure the hunt of a lifetime.

View The Guns

HeliBacon  |  888-505-2981  |  6120 E. State Hwy 21  |  Bryan, Texas 77808

Thunder From Above

The Bell 212

bell 212 lineart edit1
medium caliber

6

Gunner Positions

crosshair

2

Pintle Mounts

infinity

Firing Options

The Bell 212’s twin engines are screaming…your chest is thumping as the sound of massive rotor blades beat the sky into submission…the hogs are running for cover…your wireless headset crackles to life as the pilot announces over the intercom, “cleared to fire”…and all hell breaks loose as 6 machine guns erupt with blazing lead. Hot brass rains down on the target area below…you smile and laugh, barely able to contain yourself…ah, Texas!

More About the Bell 212

The Aerial

Machine Gun Upgrade

Upgrade your unforgettable experience with a full-auto machine gun and unlimited ammo. $595 grants access to our fully-stacked menu of submachine guns, carbines, and battle rifles. This upgrade is included in the Sun Up Sun Down and Works packages. To amplify your hunt even more, opt for a belt-fed machine gun for $995 or $400 if your package already includes the full-auto option.

Submachine Guns

AC SIGMPX preview
small caliber

SIG MPX

9MM
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC SIGMPX full
Upgrade Price$595

SIG MPX

OriginGermanyCaliber9MMCyclic Rate850Weight (With Ammo)8 LB 10 OZRecoilLowest

We loved the SIG MPX in its compact submachine gun format so much, we added a rifle length variant to the arsenal. Intended for use in the aircraft on Helicopter Hog Hunts, the longer barrel maximizes the 9mm +P ammo velocity and provides enhanced muzzle safety for aircraft shooting configurations when seated next to another gunner. The SIG MPX Airborne configuration features a vertical grip, sling, and EOTech holographic optic. It retains the soft feeling, low-recoil characteristics that make its compact little brother such a pleasure to shoot.

Benefits:
Lightweight
Lowest recoil option
Adjustable stock length

Ambidextrous features:
Charging handle
Selector switch

“For hunters wanting the full-auto experience without the stout recoil of a rifle cartridge, the SIG MPX is about as good as it gets.” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE
AC HKUMP40 preview
small caliber

HK UMP

40 S&W
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC HKUMP40 full
Upgrade Price$595

HK UMP

OriginGermanyCaliber40 S&WCyclic Rate600Weight (With Ammo)7 LB 7 OZRecoilMild

HeliBacon’s arsenal features a UMP 40 submachine gun with a last round bolt hold-open feature and the flexible 0,1,2,F trigger group configuration. The addition of a suppressor enhances muzzle safety for aircraft shooting configurations when seated next to another gunner. The Airborne HK UMP 40 variant features an ergonomic vertical grip and sling. The iron sights are removed in favor of an AimPoint red dot optic, maximizing field of view for rapid target engagement.

Benefits:
Lightweight
2-round burst-fire option
Excellent ergonomic design

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release

“Compare the UMP to pretty much any subgun of the last century. Ergonomics have come a long way!” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE
AC LWRCSMG45 preview
small caliber

LWRC SMG 45

45ACP
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC LWRCSMG45 full
Upgrade Price$595

LWRC SMG 45

OriginUSACaliber45ACPCyclic Rate700Weight (With Ammo)8 LB 1 OZRecoilMild

The LWRC SMG 45 is crafted using high-performance aluminum and steel. It uses HK UMP magazines and stocks, as well as incorporates AR-15 style ergonomics with ambidextrous fire controls, bolt catch/release, and HK’s paddle mag release for easy loading and magazine changes.

The SMG 45 features a unique delayed blowback operating mechanism that allows the barrel and bolt to travel rearward together for a short distance before unlocking. Thus, recoil is reduced and the suppressor effect is improved due to fewer gases escaping the ejection port. The suppressed aircraft variant enhances muzzle safety for aircraft shooting configurations when seated next to another gunner. The Airborne LWRC SMG 45 variant features an ergonomic vertical grip and sling, with an AimPoint red dot optic for superior targeting and the ultimate thrill.

Benefits:
Lightweight
AR-15 style ergonomic design

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release
Bolt catch/release

“LWRC’s innovation applied to the subgun world – very exciting.” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE

Carbines

AC AR15 preview
medium caliber

AR-15

5.56MM
6 AVAILABLE
Close
AC AR15 full
Upgrade Price$595

AR-15

OriginUSACaliber5.56MMCyclic Rate800Weight (With Ammo)9 LB 10 OZRecoilModerate

As America’s rifle, the AR-15 is based on Eugene Stoner’s design and adopted by the United States Armed Forces, initially with the designation M16. The AR-15 / M16 / M4 nomenclature refers to a wide variety of modern rifles that share similar characteristics and design fundamentals. New generations of the AR-15 serve as the standard issue rifle for many branches of the United States military, and in more than 80 nations. HeliBacon’s full-auto AR-15s have M16 fire control groups, in Seekins Precision lower receivers, with Geissele Super Select Fire triggers and LWRC M6IC SPR short-stroke piston uppers. The EOTech holographic optics afford an excellent field of view. The ergonomics of the AR-15 platform are outstanding.

Benefits:
Most familiar ergonomic design
Excellent handling characteristics

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Charging handle

“Our primary aircraft machine gun. We select each component for specific reasons. These have been wonderful systems.” – HeliBacon

6 AVAILABLE
AC HKG36 preview
medium caliber

HK G36

5.56MM
4 AVAILABLE
Close
AC HKG36 full
Upgrade Price$595

HK G36

OriginGermanyCaliber5.56MMCyclic Rate750Weight (With Ammo)10 LB 2 OZRecoilModerate

HeliBacon is proud to feature the full-length HK G36E as aircraft machine gun for Helicopter Hog Hunting missions. The Airborne G36E variant features an ergonomic vertical grip, a low-profile rail with an AimPoint red dot optic, and an adjustable stock. Heckler & Koch’s modern design is the most ambidextrous system in the lineup and the 0,1,2,F trigger group configuration provides flexible shooting options. The 18.9-inch barrel maximizes the potential of the 5.56mm cartridge. The G36E is an excellent example of thoughtful design and practical engineering.

Benefits:
Most ambidextrous design
2-round burst-fire option

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Charging handle
Magazine release
Bolt catch/release

“In our humble opinion, the G36 series of rifles are significantly underappreciated. Those Germans can build some cool stuff!” – HeliBacon

4 AVAILABLE
AC HK33 preview
medium caliber

HK 33

5.56MM
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC HK33 full
Upgrade Price$595

HK 33

OriginWest GermanyCaliber5.56MMCyclic Rate750Weight (With Ammo)10 LB 9 OZRecoilModerate

Heckler and Koch’s HK 33 is the 5.56mm implementation of the wildly popular roller-delayed blowback action, well known from the venerable MP5. Bigger than its submachine gun baby brother, the HK 33 is a handy carbine with a rifle-powered cartridge, and is a fantastic tool for Helicopter Hog Hunt missions. The 0,1,3,F trigger group provides flexible shooting options with 3-round burst-fire capability. HeliBacon’s HK 33 carbines in Airborne configuration feature a low-profile handguard, an ergonomic vertical grip, and an AimPoint red dot optic.

Benefits:
Classic roller-delayed blowback action
3-round burst-fire option

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release

“The choice is difficult to make because the menu of aircraft-ready machine guns is awesome. That’s called a Texas problem.” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE
AC FNSCAR16 preview
medium caliber

FN SCAR 16

5.56MM
4 AVAILABLE
Close
AC FNSCAR16 full
Upgrade Price$595

FN SCAR 16

OriginBelgiumCaliber5.56MMCyclic Rate625Weight (With Ammo)8 LB 4 OZRecoilModerate

The FN SCAR (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle) is a short-stroke gas-piston-operated rifle originally developed for the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) by Belgian manufacturer FN Herstal. HeliBacon has FN SCAR 16 models in 5.56×45 and FN SCAR 17 models in 7.62×51 available for aircraft use on Helicopter Hog Hunting missions. These Airborne variants feature an ergonomic vertical grip, low profile M-LOK handguard, extended charging handles and EOTech holographic optics. The SCAR’s lightweight, modular design utilizes modern polymers and embodies all the ergonomics and aesthetics of a 21st-century combat weapon system.

Benefits:
Adjustable stock length and riser
Excellent ergonomics
FDE color

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release

“Do we need to use combat machine guns for hunting since the feral hogs don’t shoot back? Yes. We do. Next question please.” – HeliBacon

4 AVAILABLE

Battle Rifles

AC FNFAL preview
medium caliber

FN FAL

7.62X51MM
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC FNFAL full
Upgrade Price$595

FN FAL

OriginBelgiumCaliber7.62X51MMCyclic Rate700Weight (With Ammo)12 LB 7 OZRecoilHeavy

The Fabrique Nationale Fusil Automatique Léger (translation: Light Automatic Rifle), commonly known as the FN FAL, entered service in 1953 and remains in service to the present day. HeliBacon is pleased to offer modern, American-Made, DSArms FAL variants as full-auto options for Helicopter Hog Hunting missions. The Airborne configuration includes an ergonomic vertical grip, a fully adjustable stock with cheek height and length of pull adjustments, and AimPoint red dot optics.

Adopted by over 90 countries, the FN FAL has seen conflict worldwide during its 60 years of service, making it one of the most prolific rifles in history. The widespread use of this firearm among NATO allies and many first-world countries during the Cold War earned it the moniker: ”The right arm of the Free World.” Since feral hogs are classified as an “invasive” species, it’s only appropriate to combat this invasion with maximum liberty and freedom.

Benefits:
Adjustable stock length and riser
Full-power battle rifle cartridge
Extra FREEDOM

Ambidextrous features:
Magazine release

“The monstrous stopping power of 7.62×51 usually means you don’t need to shoot the hogs a second time. The fact that it’s a machine gun usually means you will.” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE
AC HKG3 preview
medium caliber

HK G3

7.62X51MM
2 AVAILABLE
Close
AC HKG3 full
Upgrade Price$595

HK G3

OriginWest GermanyCaliber7.62X51MMCyclic Rate600Weight (With Ammo)11 LB 15 OZRecoilHeavy

Heckler and Koch’s G3 is the 7.62×51 implementation of the wildly popular roller-delayed blowback action. The venerable MP5 is the most well-known firearm to incorporate this action, although the G3 actually predates its submachine gun baby brother. A full-size battle rifle chambered 7.62×51 packs quite a punch on a Helicopter Hog Hunt. The 0,1,3,F trigger group provides flexible shooting options with 3-round burst-fire capability. HeliBacon’s HK G3 rifles in Airborne configuration feature a low-profile handguard, an ergonomic vertical grip, and an AimPoint red dot optic.

Benefits:
Classic roller-delayed blowback action
Full-power battle rifle cartridge
3-round burst-fire option

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release

“Only snowflakes don’t like machine guns. Well, snowflakes and feral hogs, I guess.” – HeliBacon

2 AVAILABLE
AC FNSCAR17 preview
medium caliber

FN SCAR 17

7.62X51MM
4 AVAILABLE
Close
AC FNSCAR17 full
Upgrade Price$595

FN SCAR 17

OriginBelgiumCaliber7.62X51MMCyclic Rate600Weight (With Ammo)10 LB 6 OZRecoilHeavy

The FN SCAR (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle) is a short-stroke gas-piston-operated rifle originally developed for the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) by Belgian manufacturer FN Herstal. HeliBacon has FN SCAR 16 models in 5.56×45 and FN SCAR 17 models in 7.62×51 available for aircraft use on Helicopter Hog Hunting missions. These Airborne variants feature an ergonomic vertical grip, low profile M-LOK handguard, extended charging handles and EOTech holographic optics. The SCAR’s lightweight, modular design utilizes modern polymers and embodies all the ergonomics and aesthetics of a 21st-century combat weapon system.

Benefits:
Adjustable stock length and riser
Excellent ergonomics
FDE color

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch
Magazine release

“Do we need to use combat machine guns for hunting since the feral hogs don’t shoot back? Yes. We do. Next question, please.” – HeliBacon

4 AVAILABLE

Belt Fed

AC MCR preview
medium caliber

FIGHTLITE MCR

5.56MM
6 AVAILABLE
Close
AC MCR full
Upgrade Price$995

FIGHTLITE MCR

OriginUSACaliber5.56MMCyclic Rate800Weight (With Ammo)17 LB 9 OZRecoilHeavy

The MCR (Mission Configurable Rifle) developed by FightLite Industries is a belt-fed version of an AR-15. It provides belt-fed firing capabilities in a lightweight system that retains many of the familiar ergonomics of the AR-15 / M4 / M16 platform. Weighing considerably less than FN’s M249 SAW, the MCR fires from a closed bolt, and is select-fire, thus making it capable of delivering accurate semi-auto fire as well. A machined block in the magazine well provides a retaining clip to hold M249 hard case ammo boxes, with 200 rounds of linked 5.56 ammo.

Benefits:
Belt-fed
Fires from closed bolt
Familiar AR-15 ergonomics
Lightweight belt-fed option

Ambidextrous features:
Selector switch

“Feral hogs do not like belt-fed machine guns. Too bad.” – HeliBacon

6 AVAILABLE

The Big Guns

Pintle Mounted. Belt-Fed.

Looking to turn the dial up to 11? Become one of the few thrill-seekers to wreak havoc on the range with our rare and unique pintle-mounted belt-fed machine guns. Exclusively available to those participating in the afternoon Aerial Machine Gun Range Experience, these big guns are for those with the most discriminating taste looking for the ultimate experience in truly rarified air. Only in Texas!