Helicopter

NASA Blueprint for the Future of US Aviation is Music to Our Ears By: Craig Rogers NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) scientists and engineers have possibly done more to advance the aviation industry than any single other entity in preceding decades. The recently announced plans undertaken by NASA's aviation researchers look poised to extend their gigantic contributions to our industry. The engine...

Professional Pilots and the Helicopter Industry There has been quite a lot of attention paid, recently, to the ongoing professional pilot hiring boom within the helicopter industry. Many outside observers have wondered if they have missed their chance to seize the opportunity to become a professional pilot and still benefit from the current market conditions. We are happy to be able to report to our reader...

Didier Delsalle Took The Eurocopter A-Star To The Limit Atop Mount Everest   Didier Delsalle made aviation history in 2005 when he became the first man to land a helicopter atop Mount Everest. It’s easy to forget that no one had even reached the top of the mountain before 1953, when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first ascended the peak. The feat has not gotten a whole lot easier in the meant...

Fixed-Wing Flight Instruction Careers The opportunities available to fixed-wing pilots have increased year to year over the last few years. There are fundamental changes going on at the global level that have led to an increase in the reliance upon the services that only fixed-wing pilots can offer. The demand for increasingly rapid turnaround on global communications and commerce has led to an environment that grea...

Didier Delsalle Took The Eurocopter A-Star To The Limit Atop Mount Everest By: Craig Rogers Didier Delsalle made aviation history in 2005 when he became the first man to land a helicopter atop Mount Everest. It’s easy to forget that no one had even reached the top of the mountain before 1953, when Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first ascended the peak. The feat has not gotten a whole lot easi...

Robinson Helicopter Training   It is absolutely vital that aviation students consider the equipment that will be available to them to use during their instruction. While you can learn the essentials on equipment that might not be standard for the industry, gaining flight experience on relevant equipment is going to be a huge asset to you when it comes time to find a job. The opportunity to train on the kind of machinery...

How Will Drones Impact the Future of Aviation for Professional Pilots? There’s a lot of very exaggerated talk in the media about how drones will replace professional pilots in the aviation industry of the future. As usual, the media is overstating the facts and misunderstanding a lot of information that they just don’t have a sufficient understanding on which to comment intelligently. Related Video: Learn What it Takes to ...

Never Too Late to Become A Professional Helicopter Pilot   Never Too Late to Become A Professional Helicopter PilotWhether you’re thinking of taking up an exciting new hobby, or contemplating a thrilling new career change, it is never too late to become a professional helicopter pilot. You have chosen the ideal time, as emerging growth in the helicopter aviation industry continues to blossom, highlighting tremendous opportu...

Opportunities for Advanced Training 2: Professional Helicopter Pilots   In an earlier post, we addressed the importance of continuing your training to demonstrate your commitment to excellence as a professional helicopter pilot. We argued that complacency must be avoided at all costs when it comes to pilots. We acknowledged that achieving success in our industry means setting your goals higher each time you accomplish what you se...