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Entries for July 2014

After reviewing the new FAA rules unveiled this past February, I can’t help thinking the agency missed a golden opportunity to include a rule that would have significantly reduced the appalling accident rate seen over the past 35 years in our helicopter air ambulance industry

Advanced Tactics Inc., a small aerospace company, recently released details about its AT Transformer vehicle technology and announced that a full-scale technology demonstrator has completed its first driving and flight tests.

RPMN: What is your current position?

I’m the Director of Operations for the 129th Rescue Squadron, HH-60G Division, although I’ll soon be retired.

RPMN: Tell me about your first flight?

My first helicopter flight was in training at Fort Rucker, flying the Jet Ranger TH-67 as an Air Force student with the Army training cadre.  There was pressure to be cool about it, but I had a hard time hiding my excitement.  Actually, I was like a little kid.  Just hovering ten feet in the infield was by far the most exciting and challenging flight I have ever done.  I knew right away that flying helicopters was going to be my future.

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