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First women to pass Ranger School are Army pilot, military officer

...Kentucky.She said she might be interested in a special forces career if that path was open to her.Haver, an Apache helicopter pilot stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado, said she plans to stick with aviation. She acknowledged going into Ranger...
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Letter: After plane crash, a hopeful recovery

...were laid upon her, the compassion combined with professional skills and training have been overwhelming. From the helicopter pilots to the volunteer fire department who did CPR in the hospital; the incredible staff at Bartlett and ultimately the...
Alaska Science Forum: Why we spilled crude just to watch it burn

...overcome the heat-stealing capacity of water.The helicopter pilot hovered over the basin and sprinkled herder from...ignite it.Slinging the torch over the pond, the helicopter pilot hovered over the concentrated crude. He then dribbled...
Bodies of 2 more men identified in 1952 plane crash crashed into Mount Gannett near Colony Glacier.The plane and the remains were discovered in 2012 by a passing helicopter pilot. Every summer since, armed forces recovery teams have returned to the glacier in search of more remains and plane...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Coast Guard's December 2009 LES for Barela also showed that Florida was listed as his legal residence.Barela, a helicopter pilot for the Coast Guard, in the past was stationed at Air Station Sitka, and most recently at Air Station Kodiak...
9 killed when float plane crashes in Misty Fjords

...Steenson said. Officials said an emergency locator transmitter activated in the Misty Fjords National Monument, and a helicopter pilot spotted the downed aircraft above Ella Lake, about 800 miles southeast of Anchorage.Promech Air, an airline based...
Idaho climbers rescued from Alaska mountain after avalanche

...shoulder of the 9,545-foot mountain.Park rangers flew by helicopter to the area after being notified. The helicopter pilot landed on a flat area and the climbers were flown out.
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

...Probably seeing that we would be there the rest of the day at the rate I was going, my guide worked out with the helicopter pilot that we would make the best landing surface possible and he would come to us. Bless his heart.Once home that evening...
Recovery effort resumes after deadly plane crash

...Coast Guard received a report Thursday that the plane was overdue. An emergency locator transmitter activated and a helicopter pilot later spotted the downed aircraft above the lake about 800 miles southeast of Anchorage.Promech Air, an airline...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...texted a picture of his location to Juneau-based trooper Christopher Umbs, who showed it to Temsco base manager and helicopter pilot Main.Main instantly recognized the area as Middle Basin, one of the drainages off Heintzelman Ridge that feeds...


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