Police Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter Aviation & Beyond:

We take you inside the cockpit of law enforcement helicopters around the world while sharing knowledge and insight on how to become a police or sheriff helicopter pilot.

Learning how to fly helicopters

Flying helicopters is a lifelong goal for some and a career choice for others. There have been many articles written on what it is like to fly a helicopter, or what it is like to try to learn to fly helicopters. One thing you must keep in mind if you are considering taking helicopter flying lessons, is that anytime you reduce a skill to writing, it often sounds more difficult than it is.  

An MD530F patrol helicopter in flight. Must be summer since both doors are removed.

An MD530F patrol helicopter in flight. Must be summer since both doors are removed.

Learning how to fly a helicopter is not easy, but almost anyone can learn to fly. In this series of articles I have tried to give you an honest look on what it is like take helicopter flying lessons, while at the same time building your confidence that you absolutely can learn to do it if you choose to. Flying helicopters is an extremely rewarding career. And most helicopter pilots would agree that it beats sitting behind a desk or in a cubicle all day.  

ARTICLES

Is Learning How To Fly A Helicopter Hard

Do You have What It Takes To Fly Helicopters

Helicopter Flying Lessons: Learning To Hover

Helicopter Flying Lessons: Learning To Take Off And Land

Helicopter Flying Lessons: Learning To Fly Approaches

Learn to fly helicopters and one day you could be flying this AW-139. Transport helicopters like this are commonly used to move workers to off shore oil wells.