Welcome to The Rotor Break!

The concept behind this website is to have a “Day In The Life” description from every conceivable part of the Helicopter Industry.

Yes, Its a lofty goal but you can help. As you browse the stories and blog posts you’ll notice that we have blog post submissions from everyday Aircrew Professionals, from across the Helicopter Industry and around the world.

Scroll down to read the growing list of entries from Australia, Africa, Canada, Ireland, the USA, Germany and more.

Want to share your experience? simply get in touch, to get involved!

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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