March 2, 2016| 231

Why You Should Get Your Commercial Helicopter License

John Peltier Looking for an exciting aviation career? Forget airplanes and fly something that doesn’t need a runway! A career as a helicopter pilot will afford you the ability to travel all over the world and get paid to do things that seem like they only come out of the movies. But the first step – you need to get your commercial helicopter license. …

February 1, 2016| 605

Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Helicopter License

John Peltier You don’t often hear much about recreational helicopter flying – nowhere near the level of recreational fixed-wing flying. It’s generally considered a hobby for the wealthy, and employment for the rest of us . Costs for licensing, insurance, acquisition, and maintenance make it prohibitively expensive for pilots who may easily have the f …

January 28, 2016| 141

Helicopter Pilot Careers: What Jobs Are Out There?

John Peltier Wondering what’s available in helicopter pilot careers? Don’t worry, there’s no shortage these days. With the current cadre of Vietnam War-era pilots retired or retiring and an absence of younger military pilots filling their place, there are plenty of helicopter pilot careers available. Being a helicopter pilot isn’t just all about flyi …

January 19, 2016| 333

Helicopter Pilot Salary: How Much Can You Make?

John Peltier If you’re considering a career as a helicopter pilot , one of the many aspects you’re undoubtedly wondering about is a helicopter pilot’s salary. I wish there was an easy answer for this, but the truth is that with all of the helicopter pilot jobs available, the helicopter pilot salary range is very wide. But that’s one of the things tha …

August 6, 2013| 16 0

How Jodi Brommer Became a Commercial Helicopter Pilot

Meet Jodi Brommer, former Assistant Chief Flight Instructor at Upper Limit Aviation (ULA), who was recently hired to fly for PJ Helicopters , a helicopter company out of Red Bluff, California. Dream finally fulfilled,  Jodi is now flying as a commercial helicopter pilot , and enjoying the fruits of her hard work, diligence, and perseverance. Jodi had a …

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