Helicopter Support Teams
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Helicopter Support Teams

The MLG’s function is to support the division, that’s what we’re doing when we do these external lifts.The division Marines they’re, you know, pushing forward. So we can just go out there, wrap up a pallet of ammo and then an aircraft can come and we can just attach it and that aircraft can fly […]

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China’s Aircraft Carriers
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China’s Aircraft Carriers

– China has undertaken sweeping efforts to modernize its navy. Nowhere is this more visible than in the development of several aircraft carriers that can be used both to secure Chinese interests at home and, in time, to project power further from its shores. – The Jiangnan Shipyard is one of the largest shipyards in […]

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#AskASailor — Helicopter Pilot Training
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#AskASailor — Helicopter Pilot Training

To become a helicopter pilot, the training is mentally exhausting, physically exhausting. It’s tough. It’s a lot of work but it’s a lot of fun. Flight training, in general, is two years. You learn to fly the T-34 and that takes about eight months to a year. And then you go on to helicopter training […]

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Helicopter Loading Training
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Helicopter Loading Training

Right now we’re trying for a start lifts or helicopter sport team for the students that are actually doing external lifts with the helicopters that we have out here. So, I personally care about the quality of this training, one, because myself and my other instructors are under the helicopter with the Marines, so we […]

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