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2 Day Career Development Seminar & Networking Event

October 18 & 19, 2009 in Las Vegas, NV


To read a MAGAZINE ARTICLE on the Seminar as published in the October 2008 issue of Rotorcraft Professional Magazine - CLICK HERE.


To read TESTIMONIALS of what people had to say about the event - CLICK HERE.


Who might benefit from this seminar?


Career Helicopter Pilots and Mechanics. Put a face to a name! Meet the hiring authorities face to face! Get your resume into the right hands! This Seminar is designed to offer helicopter industry professionals, who may be in a transition phase of their career, an opportunity for learning and networking. Those who are looking for inside information that may give them that competitive edge in the helicopter industry hiring process. Knowledge is Power!


Who might this seminar benefit?

  • Students presently in a Pro Pilot Training Program.
  • Flight Instructors getting ready to break out of the training environment and into the REAL WORLD!
  • Individuals considering transferring to other sectors of the industry. i.e., GOM to EMS.
  • Individuals transitioning from Military to Civilian.

Seminar Topics:

  • Why we are here? Status of the helicopter industry?
  • Helicopter Salaries & Unions, what to expect!
  • Tips for Pilots transitioning from Military to Civilian.
  • Professionalism and Attitude: Recipe for Success!
  • Resumes, Interviews, Job Fairs: Tips, tricks and advice from the pro's.
  • Success in the Oil Patch: What to expect in the Gulf of Mexico. What they are looking for in a Pilot.
  • Advancement in the Helicopter Insdustry: Career Tracks.
  • Success flyng Tours. What to expect in the Tour Business. What they are looking for in a Pilot.
  • Careers in Advanced Flight Training.
  • So you want to be an EMS Pilot? What to expect.
  • Becoming a Firefighting or Utility Pilot.
  • Habits of great Pilots and Mechanic: Basic Survival 101.


Lyn Burks - Veteran Helicopter Pilot, ATP/CFII, Helicopter Industry Recruiter, Owner/Developer of Justhelicopters.com, Verticalreference.com, Justhelicopters.TV, Helicoptersalaries.com.


Randy Rowles, MBA – Pilot Examiner, ATP, Gold Seal CFII, Master CFI, VP

Business Development / Night Flight Concepts.


Jim Palmer – Thirty plus years experience in the helicopter aviation industry in the Gulf of Mexico; Human Resources Representative and Pilot Recruiter; currently employed as Asst. Manager of Human Resources with the Bristow Group’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit, one of the largest helicopter operators in the world. Mr. Palmer also worked for Petroleum Helicopters (PHI).


Chris Bassett - Veteran Helicopter Pilot & Chief Pilot of Air Methods Corporation. Air Methods is the World's largest Air Ambulance Operator.


Mike Johns - Veteran Helicopter Pilot with 36 years and 14,000 hours experience. Certified FAA Air Traffic Controller, Retired Master Army Aviator. Presently the Chief Pilot for Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, Southern NV Division. Papillon Helicopters is the World's largest Helicopter Tour Operator.


Barry Lloyd– Forty-four year veteran helicopter pilot with experience in both civilian and military operations. USFS/CDF fire carded pilot for over 33 years. Certified Accident Investigator. Presently an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner and Chief Pilot for Redding Air Service, as well as Training Pilot and Part 135 Check Airman for several helicopter operators.


Heidi Ames - Pilot Hiring Manager for Med-Trans Corporation, a Nationwide Part 135 EMS Operator. Master Army Aviator with 18 years civilian and military experience. Regional Aviation Manager, Check Airman and Day, Night, NVG Instructor Pilot.


Larry Karpman - Human Resources/Recruitment, Flight Safety International. Since founded in 1951 Flight Safety Intl. has grown to become the worlds largest civilian aviation training company.


SAVE $$ by booking early! Limited space available. To learn more about this event or to book your seat CLICK HERE.

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