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A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life…Aerial Saw Pilot!

An Aerial Saw pilot is a year-round position in that there is no busy or slow season. The 500D models we fly are like migratory birds chasing fine weather up and down the Atlantic and Mississippi flyways.

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Cherry Drying Bell 206
A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life… Drying Cherries!

It was 0430, sunrise was about 30 minutes away, and I checked the DarkSky app for the sixth time since I got up 20 minutes prior. “On contract” with a cherry farmer in central Washington state…this looked like the first day I would be called on to fly…

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Bell 206 Sightseeing aircraft
A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life…Tour Pilot, UK!

Got a shiny new CPL and want to cut your teeth at something other than instructing? Try getting involved with pleasure flying and you’ll find your skills and understanding of flying developing in no time.

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A Day in The Life...Chief Aircrewman!
A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life…Chief Aircrewman!

…I one hundred percent practice the ‘dress to egress’ principle, students who have not paid heed to this, will now suffer…facing the harsh realities of a post-crash jungle survival scenario…

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Career Info

Lessons For A Flight Instructor!

…good advice comes when you’re least expecting it…sometimes, the best way to get back home to your family, is to land the damn helicopter and walk…

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A Day in the Life... an Irish Air Corps Pilot!
A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life… An Irish Air Corps Pilot!

A joint services exercise involving artillery, naval vessel guns, fixed-wing rockets and machine guns starts to get complex quick….a job like this is mostly about, what we call, mission management… It doesn’t hurt that its’ fun!

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AW139 Over Melbourne Australia
A Day in the Life

A Day In The Life…Helicopter Flight Paramedic!

…severe skull fractures.. .extensive brain damage…twenty four hours earlier Liam and his parents had been enjoying life, bushwalking in Mt Kosciusko State Forest, hundreds of miles from Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital…

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Helicopter Pilot books
Career Info

16 Best Books for Helicopter Pilots

Whether it’s a gift for the helicopter pilot in your life or something for yourself to pass the time while on shift, we’ve got a list of 16 of the “Best Books for Helicopter Pilots”.

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Kmax K1200 Helicopter
A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life…Kmax over Camp Bastion!

The K-1200 sits in our hangar… among the bigger, fatter and unsightly 61s and Hueys. An insect like profile stares back as I approach, looking more like a truck sized dragon fly than a helicopter…

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