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Being a medevac helicopter pilot has to be one of the most important vocations there is. That’s especially true if you’re planning to become an Army medevac helicopter pilot. Even civilian pilots fly into harm’s way to rescue the injured, making it a very human career choice for anyone with the aptitude.  There are generally two routes to becoming a medevac helicopter pilot. The first is to join the army and become an . The other is to train as a civilian and join one of the many medevac outfits running across the country. It is this latter that we shall discuss here. Becoming a Civilian Medevac Helicopter Pilot There are two major requirements to becoming a medevac helicopter pilot. The... more

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