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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...
Aviation company inspires rural Alaska students

...said Tanalian Aviation Chief Pilot Mark Barker. "Just think if one of the kids in the villages could become a helicopter pilot or any pilot? They know the terrain, they know the village, and they know the people, and it would give the kids...
'Night Flights' flying over Juneau next Friday

...turn their lights on, the show gets even better," he said. "They definitely stand out."Carroll has been a helicopter pilot for Coastal for eight years and has piloted helicopters for the Night Flights event for most of them."It's just...
Private pilot rescues man in Cook Inlet

ANCHORAGE - A private helicopter pilot rescued a man whose boat sank in Cook Inlet. The Anchorage...prepared to respond, Mruk was picked up by 63-year-old helicopter pilot Roland Gohmert, of Petersburg. Gohmert took Mruk to Providence...
National Park Service identifies climbers, guide involved in Mount McKinley rescue

...Ballinhassig, Ireland. He was at an elevation of 19,500 feet when he was pulled off the mountain Thursday by helicopter pilot Andy Hermansky, who lowered a basket from 200 feet above the injured man. The Anchorage Daily News reported that...
Name of helicopter pilot killed in crash released

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have released the name of the pilot of a helicopter that crashed at the Birchwood Airport in Chugiak. Police say the pilot was 62-year-old Thomas Moore of Anchorage.
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...
Vietnam vet spends summer fighting fires's a neat feeling," said Ken Carlton, contract helicopter pilot for the Division of Forestry in Soldotna.The Bell...31 - covering the Kenai Peninsula and Kodiak as a helicopter pilot who flies firefighters and their equipment into remote...
Hundreds get unique view of Juneau with 'Night Flights'

...the fuel and personnel costs to operate the helicopters for the event were donated. Regular rates for renting a helicopter, pilot and getting the fuel run $1,800 per hour, according to Mike Rawson, the director of operations for Coastal...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Helicopter pilot was new to area By KRISTAN HUTCHISON...glacier is 20 miles north of Juneau. Helicopter pilot was new to area 061199 Local 1 1 The...north of Juneau. Home>Archives> Helicopter pilot was new to area ``Within the...


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