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Nov
16
2012

Meet a Rotorcraft Pro – Matt Zuccaro

Posted by jhadmin

My very first flight was in a fixed-wing, a J-3 Cub, as a 13-year old Civil Air Patrol cadet. My first helicopter flight was in a Hiller OH-23 Ravenas a 19-year old Army Warrant Officer Candidate at Fort Wolters, Texas. Although both flights were unbelievably exciting, the more memorablewas the Hiller OH-23, mostly due to my inability to maintain any level of control over the aircraft. [Read More...]

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Categories: categorySpecial Announcements



Jul
20
2012

Let's Talk People

Posted by jhadmin

As many of you know, I am passionate about safety and unreasonable regulatory and political initiatives, but I thought it might be nice to discuss my other passion — the people that make up this great industry of ours. Besides, if I think about regulations, legislation, politics, and life inside the Beltway too much, my head hurts, my stomach aches, and my brain turns to mush. [Read More...]

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Categories: categoryOpinion-Editorial



Jul
13
2011

They Object to Us, Until They Need Us

Posted by jhadmin

By Matt Zuccaro - Over the 40-plus years that I have been in the helicopter industry, I—like many of you—have experienced the expression of negative comments from the public, elected officials and press regarding helicopter operations. A good part of my day at HAI involves my response to such comments. These thoughts are not limited to any particular helicopter activity or geographic area. Operations such as air tours, corporate flights, photography, ENG, and training are all targets. Not even EMS, firefighting or law enforcement are spared. [Read More...]

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Categories: categoryOpinion-Editorial


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