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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

Recent Helicopter Articles

I was visiting the Eurocopter website and came across this neat page.  Eurocopter has created detailed instructions on how to make model paper Eurocopter Helicopters.  They have instructions on how to make the X3, EC175, EC135, EC145 T2,... Read More
Now that you know about the different kinds of RC Helicopters, it’s time to learn to fly.  When you first start flying, you need to have a purpose in mind.  Start with the tail of the helicopter facing you about 10 feet in front of you.... Read More
This is a great Apache Longbow Helicopter Video set to AC/DC's song Thunderstruck.  The helicopter video definitely gets you fired up and makes you wish you were a Apache Helicopter Pilot! The video has some great flightline,... Read More
After many years of searching for a UH-1H Huey Helicopter to add to the Yanks Air’s collection, on August 31, 2013 the museum has received its first model. Yanks received this aircraft through the US Forestry Service. The museum... Read More
If you've never visited the beautiful 50th state of the United States, Hawaii, then you've missed out on some of the best scenery available to American tourists. Hawaii is famous for the volcanoes, valleys, coastlines and waterfalls that make up its... Read More
This Eurocopter X3 Rotorcraft video details the development of the X3 Rotorcraft.  One of the talking points was leveraging existing technologies from existing Eurocopter helicopters to save development costs and time.

Military Helicopter Articles

In 1945, the Focke-Achgelis Fa 223 helicopter was flown by Luftwaffe crews during the defense of...
Since the miltary started using helicopters at the end of World War II, the performance of the...
This is an awesome video of the Huey Helicopter.  The video is of a ride that's available in Cape...
This is a great Apache Longbow Helicopter Video set to AC/DC's song Thunderstruck.  The helicopter...

Commercial Helicopter Articles

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RC Helicopter Articles

This is a great video by Brandon at rcflightschool.  Now you can learn why one RC Helicopter costs...
RC helicopters are an amazing class of remote controlled vehicles. They have an interesting history...
Just ask anyone out there who has had the opportunity to fly an RC helicopter how much fun can be...
Flying RC Helicopters is one of the most difficult of all radio control hobbies. Hopefully this...