X-Games in Janvier

Every year in Janvier, Alberta they hold a snowmobile drag racing weekend. This year the good people of Octane Addictions also came up with 4 riders from the X-Games and put on a few shows. We decided to check it out and flew up in the R44. Planning out the route it...

Nathan and his first job

Congratulations to Nathan who just got his first job in the industry and is currenty on his way North. Nathan came to Rotorworks for some recurrent training in the R22 and then started applying for jobs. He got an interview and checkride in a Jet Ranger and so came...

Nathan Savoie – Feb 2017

"Had an overall great experience at Rotorworks. Jim, Ryan and Sean were all patient, welcoming, and very knowledgeable. I had let my currency expire past the 5 year mark and had to write a pstar and complete a flight review. It was an excellent re-introduction to...

Operational Training

Getting your 100 hour commercial license is of course the first step to getting your dream flying job. A very important step but by no means the last.  Companies looking to hire pilots aren't looking for your license, they know you wouldn't be...

Forestry Operations

A throwback blog post today. Dallas, Tyler and Austin all graduated from Rotorworks this time last year. To end their commercial helicopter training on a high note they all went out with our CFI Ryan, for some extra operational flight training.  They each took...

Kye Walker – Jan 2017

"I just began my training with Rotorworks while I was working in the oil patch. After a hard hit in the industry and the company I worked for being bought out, I left the oil patch and moved back home to the West Coast. I could have chosen to continue my training...

Jeff Olynuk – Dec 2016

From the moment I arrived at Rotorworks I felt like I was part of the team.  Teamwork and comradery are stressed between fellow students and instructors.   The course is very "hands on", working both on and off airport you get a real taste of what...

BBQ Time

As we start to wind down for the summer at the school and get ready for some operational flying Ron smoked some ribs for us and cooked them on our BBQ. Thanks Ron, they were delicous.