Why helo pilots don't make money

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    Mr. P sent me this... as you may know, I have been going for my commercial helicopter license.

    http://www.justhelicopters.com/Articles/detail.asp?iData=58&iCat=650&iChannel=2&nChannel=Articles

    Some of you know that I'm also a Fellow in the Society of Actuaries, and in the latest news I just landed my first independent actuarial consulting gig up in Seattle this Summer (I'll be sharing my time between that, and flying in Portland), it sounds like perhaps I'll be in a position to help along the helicopter pilot salaries in the future!!! :laugh:
     
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    We can only hope. :beer:
     
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    My CFI also happens to be the chief pilot for Channel 9 news. He flew Blackhawks during Desert Storm, and is an ATP with an ungodly number of hours.

    The guy that sits behind him that runs the video camera makes about 4 times as much...

    I think it'd be cool to fly for a living - if I could make a living...


    Andy
     

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