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Capturing stories of helicopter pilots and crew from around the world. Find out about different helicopter career paths, pick up some tips and learn more about what life as helicopter aircrew has to offer.

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Capturing stories of helicopter pilots and crew from around the world. Find out about different helicopter career paths, pick up some tips and learn more about what life as helicopter aircrew has to offer.

    RWS 87 – Search and Rescue at AMSA with Luke Brandley

    RWS 87 – Search and Rescue at AMSA with Luke Brandley

    We spend a lot of time training for emergencies in the air but how much do you know about what happens next or what kicks into gear if you go missing? Luke Brandley is an ex-Huey pilot now working as a Senior Search and Rescue Officer with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). He and … Continue reading "RWS 87 – Search and Rescue at AMSA with Luke Brandley"

    • 49 min
    RWS 86 – Going for Height and Film Flying with Fred North

    RWS 86 – Going for Height and Film Flying with Fred North

    Even if you are not an avid movie goer it is still very likely that you have seen some of Fred North’s work. Fred has been involved in many of the largest Hollywood Blockbusters in recent times either flying helicopter stunts or providing the aerial filming platform. There is a lot that goes into setting … Continue reading "RWS 86 – Going for Height and Film Flying with Fred North"

    • 56 min
    RWS 85 – Buying a Helicopter with Stephen Boyce

    RWS 85 – Buying a Helicopter with Stephen Boyce

    In the market for a helicopter or just want to know some of the ins and outs of the process? Stephen Boyce has been working in helicopter sales since 2011 and flying them since 1994. Helicopters are high cost purchases and almost always a case of buyer beware. Should you buy new or used? How … Continue reading "RWS 85 – Buying a Helicopter with Stephen Boyce"

    • 1 hr 14 min
    RWS 84 – Pilotage FLIR with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton

    RWS 84 – Pilotage FLIR with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton

    Forward Looking Infra-red (FLIR) systems have been around for a while and used in a search or surveillance function normally by an operator with a control panel. A small number of aircraft are now incorporating FLIR as a pilot vision tool, tracked to the pilots head, as another way of seeing at night or through … Continue reading "RWS 84 – Pilotage FLIR with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton"

    • 49 min
    RWS 83 – SH2 Sea Sprite with Jim Palmquist

    RWS 83 – SH2 Sea Sprite with Jim Palmquist

    Ditching a rapidly yawing helicopter into the open ocean is one of those experiences most of us would happily pass on. Jim Palmquist and his crew onboard a SH2 Sea Sprite survived just such an event during his time as an aircraft carrier search and rescue pilot. The Kaman Sea Sprite is a unique helicopter … Continue reading "RWS 83 – SH2 Sea Sprite with Jim Palmquist"

    • 1 hr 4 min
    RWS 82 – Test Flying and Lessons Learnt with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton

    RWS 82 – Test Flying and Lessons Learnt with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton

    If your perfect day sounds like flying a glider in the morning, testing the HV curve in a Kiowa at lunch and then jumping in a Swedish jet interceptor in the afternoon then Tony ‘Squid’ Norton can tell you what it’s like!    Tony is currently the senior aviation instructor and and standards pilot for … Continue reading "RWS 82 – Test Flying and Lessons Learnt with Tony ‘Squid’ Norton"

    • 1 hr 15 min

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Great content!

I am in transition from a Carpentry career to a Commercial Helicopter pilot in British Columbia, Canada. I cant say enough about how much I have learned from this podcast! I just went for my intro flight yesterday and I am super stoked for my future in the industry!! Keep up the good work, i will forever be a listener to your podcast.

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