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Confined Areas

What is a Confined Area? Helicopters are designed to let us land in car parks, mountain tops, ships and any number of other unusual locations. For the purposes of this post, any area that is not an airport is considered a confined area. You may be landing in a 40 acre field – but if […]

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How to Progress Your Career

Updated on 24th September, 2016 Introduction Almost invariably I get asked the same questions on every course that I teach. When I run a commercial course, the CPL students will at some stage, almost always ask me “What do I have to do to get ahead in the helicopter industry?” or words to that effect. […]

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How Many Helicopters in the World?

Updated on 14th August, 2016 How Many Aircraft in the World? I am sure you have all wondered at some time or another how many helicopters are in the world today. Well, I did a little research and this is what I came up with. General aviation (GA) is defined as all aviation other than […]

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