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!

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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