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Join the World of Vertical Aviation - Apply Now Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) annually offers scholarships for students preparing for careers in rotorcraft aviation. Apply today and become part of the industry of tomorrow! The Commercial Helicopter Rating Scholarship is awarded to pilots who have already obtained their private license and are enrolled in a commercial helicopter rating program at an FAA-approved Part 141 sc...

Originally Posted by Aviation Republic by Sherlock Pope on October 31st, 2015   An Actual Letter from an Airline Pilot. He writes; My lead flight attendant came to me and said, “We have an H.R. on this flight.”(H.R. stands for human remains.) “Are they military?” I asked ‘Yes”, she said. ‘Is there an escort?’ I asked. “Yes, I’ve already assigned him a seat.’ ...

This video shows the 1989 Gulf of Sidra encounter between two F-14 Tomcats of the USS John F. Kennedy and two MiG-23 Floggers of Libya. Unsurprisingly, the Tomcats come out on top. As you watch the video, be patient - it takes a bit before the situation gets "real". As the incident unfolds the situation gets more and more intense. At about the 5 minute mark, it gets serious (perhaps you should fast forward to the 5 minute mark). The un...