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My friends and I have always been into snowboarding, and there is a great scene about Heli-Ski ops up in Canada in the Art of Flight series. Heres a chunk of it... At my flight school, they end up using this to familiarize students with icing and mountain flying, explaining how fast weather can come in. One guy said that the pilot got fired for all of the things that went wrong (and his blade-deice technique). Now, everyone carries on the story that "If you fly into bad weather, you're going to get fired". I just want to know if anyone knows for sure if the guy Ken got in any real t
Hello, quick introduction I am a retiring OH-58D pilot, I have 2,900 hours turbine time with experience in mountain, low level (less than 200') and NVG. I would like to become a utility/fire fighting pilot. The problem I have run into is most companies want previous fire experience, long line experience, and previously carded; which I have none of. What are the recommendations for me to break into this market. I have looked at doing some long line training courses offered in Oregon or Florida. Can anyone give some recommendations or insight. Thank You for the input