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Archive: February 2018




Feb
25
2018

ROTORwrench…Tips, Tricks, and Info - February 2018

Posted by Scott Skola

For those who are helicopter history buffs, I recently ran across an interesting website. It chronicles the 100 year anniversary of a familiar company from its roots in the fixed-wing industry through today. [Read More...]



Categories: categoryROTORwrench



Feb
25
2018

Instrument Training | When Simulation Becomes Reality

Posted by Randy Rowles

On 17 October 2017, a flight instructor and commercially rated pilot were practicing instrument approaches at the Molokai Airport (Hawaii) when they were lost from radar. Debris from the helicopter was found floating on the water northwest of the shores of Molokai. Although they were operating on an IFR flight plan, the flight was being conducted under VFR as a Part 91 training flight. (NTSB Identification: WPR18LA010) [Read More...]



Categories: categoryRotorcraft Checkride



Feb
25
2018

Why I do what I do?

Posted by Randy Mains

That’s a question Rick Weatherford, copy editor and staff writer for Rotorcraft Pro, asked me recently. Rick casts a discerning editorial eye over everything I write for the magazine, so I suppose he became curious about what motivates me. [Read More...]



Categories: categoryMy Two Cents Worth