People in Aviation

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...

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...

Helicopters Help Create Fish Habitat in Canyon Ferry Reservoir Christmas trees picked up along Helena’s streets have ended up in Canyon Ferry since the late 1990s. The program, called “Pines for Perch,” has dropped nearly 80,000 trees to enhance habitat....

International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff to Speak at Teachers' Day Event Three-time national aerobatic champion and International Aerospace Hall of Famer Patty Wagstaff will speak at Build A Plane’s 2014 Teachers’ Day event on Tuesday, July 29 at EAA’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  For More Info please see:  http://www.avweb.com/avwebflash/news/Patty-Wagstaff-to-Speak-at-AirVenture-Teachers-...

Many are born with the potential for greatness, but few have the determination and discipline to live up to this potential. Dan Laguna was born with the odds stacked against him. The son of Native American farmers, he grew up poor and faced a great deal of difficulties early in life. It would have been easy in these circumstances to set your sights low, but Dan wasn’t discouraged. In fact, like many great men, the adversity he fac...

Imagine if you will a young woman from a small town joining the ranks of accomplished military men in the armed forces. Not only does this woman, Jodi Brommer from Cedar City, UT, manage somehow to survive, she excelled as a Constructionman and garnished the respect of her fellow recruits. After five years of excellent service to Uncle Sam, Jodi decided that her life journey would not be complete without becoming a helicopter and fixed-...

17 Year Old Ellie Parker Pursues Her Pilot's License & the Air Force Academy Miss Parker sat in a truck with her dad and brother following a fishing trip, and said something she'd never said before. She'd barely given it any thought at all. “Hey dad. What do you think about the Air Force Academy?” Parker said as her dad turned to look at her. “Doesn't that sound cool?” “Yeah,” he replied. &ldqu...

A brand new commercial featuring Jennifer Aniston flying in a A380 promoting the luxurious accommodations offered by Emirates. The commercial is titled, "Wake Up to Flying As It Should Be." See video below.Emirates claims that their fleet is the youngest and luxurious in the entire world. Emirates proudly proclaims that most of their fleet is made up of ultra-modern A380's and spacious Boeing 777s. Promoting Private Suites, Shower Spas...

Jason, a typical college student with a zeal for life, created the Youtube Channel JasonsList in November of 2014. Jason obviously loves people. Jason states, “life isn't about the days we live, rather the days we truly remember.” So he wrote down a bucket list of 100 things he wanted to accomplish in his life with the hope of helping others along the way. Eric is the recipient of one of the items on the backlist - “ta...