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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!

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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
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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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