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Important Safety Issues to consider when choosing a helicopter school: Even with the meticulous inspections and maintenance that helicopters regularly undergo, they are still subject to mechanical problems. You have to keep in mind that the people who fly the helicopters are still learning and more subject to making mistakes which can easily result in an accident.
Aviation Training History and Facts for Norfolk, VA
A pilot who doesn't have any fear probably isn't flying his plane to its maximum. - by Jon McBride astronaut
Vietnam Era Military Pilot Training: Back to the Army - 1970. This was the end of what we had known as the USAF Helicopter School where we took the students from beginning to end. In October 1970, Air Force student helicopter pilots began to receive training from Army and Civil Service instructor pilots at Fort Wolters, Texas. After graduation from the Army training qualified as first pilots in the UH-1, they would proceed to Sheppard AFB for Phase III combat crew training in UH-1F and CH-3C helicopters.