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Author: I've flown with them all   Date: 3/9/2019 9:34:52 PM  +7/-4   Show Orig. Msg (this window) Or  In New Window

I've been flying for 29 years, and I've trained, evaluated, checked, taught, and flown with pilots from every branch of the service. I can say that there are good and bad pilots from every service branch. I've flown with some who were terrible and should never even be near a helicopter, much less fly one and be a PIC.

The Army guys tend to be the cockiest helicopter pilots because they have been told from day 1 that ,they are the greatest, think Nicholas Cage in Firebirds. Many of them just can't back up the BS bravado. I have also flown with some Army pilots who also could back up that reputation and then some. Some of my best friends are Army pilots too, and I love to fly with them. Most of all of the W-4's and W-5's are extremely skillful and knowledgeable. It's the W-2's and W-3's that often don't know what they don't know. I'm always leary when I have to fly and train with those guys.




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Army Flight Training +1/-1 Just me..... 3/9/2019 10:47:35 AM