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Archive: March 2017




Mar
20
2017

UAS Altitudes…Is 400 Feet Too High?

Posted by Randy Rowles

So, your flying along in a helicopter with passengers on a 14 CFR Part 135 flight. You’re operating at the highest level of safety for helicopter passenger transport; as an FAA Approved Air Carrier. So obviously Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) operations wouldn’t be permitted at your altitude…or would they? [Read More...]



Categories: categoryRotorcraft Checkride



Mar
20
2017

Why is it so difficult to get that first flying job?

Posted by Randy Mains

Reshaaz Mohammed, a helicopter pilot from Trinidad wrote asking me, “Why is it so difficult to get that first flying job?” Here is what he had to say: [Read More...]



Categories: categoryMy Two Cents Worth



Mar
20
2017

ROTORwrench…Tips, Tricks, and Info - March 2017

Posted by Scott Skola

Looks like 2017 is the year of legacy retirements. Last month the Indian Army elected to retire their fleet of HAL built Lamas and Alouette IIIs. Now it hits closer to home. [Read More...]



Categories: categoryROTORwrench