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Dec
16
2019

ROTORwrench…Tips, Tricks, Info… and a Laugh - December 2019

Posted by ScottSkola        0 Comments
ScottSkola

And here we are at the end of yet another year. Where does that proverbial time fly to? Well, it looks like we’ll end the year on a more positive note from the GOM since both principal rotorcraft providers have emerged from Chapter 11 proceedings. While the new owners are their respective creditors, it will be interesting to see how their long legacies will play out in the future. [Read More...]



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Dec
16
2019

Flight Instruction | A Visiting Profession?

Posted by RandyRowles        0 Comments
RandyRowles

The profession of the flight instructor is often viewed as a temporary solution to an aspiring aviator’s path to greater things in aviation. The reality is the flight instructor is the backbone of the aviation industry. The culture of each pilot is often sculpted by those first hours spent with their flight instructor. So, why is this profession viewed as a visiting profession and not desired as a career path? [Read More...]



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Dec
16
2019

Words Have Consequences

Posted by RandyMains        0 Comments
RandyMains

I recently read a troubling story on the Facebook page titled When Seconds Count. It was written by a concerned air medical pilot who recounted something the lead pilot had said in their weekly safety meeting. In regard to newly arrived uniform ball caps embroidered with the words “FLIGHT CREW” on the back strap, the lead pilot said, "You may be the medical crew, but according to the FAA, because you are not directly involved with the operation or safety of flight, you are not considered part of the flight crew." [Read More...]



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