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Dec
28
2011

We Fly the Enstrom 480B

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We fly the Enstrom 480BStory by Steve GoldsworthyPhotos by Michael EverhartNever one to turn down an [Read More...]

Categories: categoryHuman Interest



Dec
20
2011

The Night Before Christmas - Aviation Style

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The Night Before Christmas - Aviation Style 'Twas the night before Christmas, on the ramp by the lobby, Not a copterwas stirring, not even a Robbie. The aircraft were fastened to tie downs with care, In hopes that come morning, they all would be there. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryHumor & Poetry



Dec
15
2011

Break Even Point

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Often times I hear stories of how a helicopter company in Florida charters a Jet Ranger for $550.00 an hour or so, and another company in Texas charters his A Star for $600.00 per hour and this has caused me to think, do these people really know their cost of operations and do they have a realistic break even point? [Read More...]




Dec
09
2011

Better Transport, Tools, Training Equals More Lives Saved

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Since the first successful civilian helicopter rescue November 29, 1945 few fundamental changes have occurred in the way basic search and rescue is conducted. There’s still a helicopter pilot, still someone maneuvering the hoist with the rescue “basket,” and either one or two rear crewmen aiding the victim and supporting the operation. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryCompany Profiles categoryTraining categoryHelicopter Sectors



Dec
01
2011

A History of REACH Air Medical Services

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Beginning in 1987 with one helicopter, the company now employs more than 300 people in California, Oregon and Texas. Privately owned and operated, REACH is known not only for its mission-driven patient care, but also by its distinctive red aircraft, innovative safety initiatives, employee- and customer-centricity tenets and industry leadership. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryCompany Profiles categoryHelicopter Sectors



Nov
24
2011

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Attends HeliSuccess - An Interview with Lyn Burks

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By Bryan Cox - Professor, ERAU Helicopter Program -.........but I had yet to get the opportunity sit down with Lyn to get his thoughts on the future of the helicopter industry. On Saturday, November 6th while over 200 seminar participants were receiving yet another world class presentation on professional development for helicopter pilots, Lyn agreed to sit down with me and answer a few questions relating to the helicopter industry and ERAUs Helicopter specialty program: [Read More...]

Categories: categoryHelicopter Event Coverage



Nov
17
2011

Historic Helicopters The Legendary FW61

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In the 1930s, a German engineer by the name of Heinrich Focke designed and built a cutting edge helicopter more practical and capable than anything previously developed. This helicopter, the Fw 61, would shatter the existing helicopter world records and help set the standards of performance and control by which future helicopters would be measured. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryHelicopter Sectors



Nov
10
2011

Company Profile - Elite Helicopters

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If you want to learn how to fly helicopters, then you want to learn from people that are passionate about them. If there is one thing that is obvious at Elite Helicopters, it is their passion for what they do. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryCompany Profiles



Nov
03
2011

Flying in Majorca, Spain: The Island is Calling

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Water, scenic coastlines and adventure – for many people Majorca, Spain is the ideal destination for their vacation. For some people the island is a place of work. The members of the crew of Rotorflug International are living the dream of flying in paradise. [Read More...]

Categories: categoryHuman Interest



Oct
27
2011

What about the next generation in the Helicopter Industry?

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Upon my return from flying helicopters in Vietnam, I was assigned as a flight and ground instructor at the U.S. Army flight school at Fort Rucker, Alabama. As military separation neared, I focused on securing a civilian job. With 10 pilots for each job, I made it tougher by limiting my search to my hometown, New York City. It took a while but I finally got a job and spent the next 40-plus years on a hell of a helicopter ride, which I would not trade for anything. [Read More...]



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