The December holiday season in South Africa can be a most merry time, full of braais, cooling off around the pool and slow, special moments with family. For me the December break is also a great opportunity for extra flying. Not only is the security industry at its busiest, keepingRead More →

This month I’m taking a slightly different tack to my normal – away from the adrenaline of playing cops and robbers – to show a different side of flying: The beautiful side.  Whenever I have the opportunity to take someone on their first helicopter flight, I start by explaining aRead More →

Most of the time, flying helicopters is pretty mundane. I cruise overhead, busy with a particular project or task and watch people commute to work, from my little cockpit office. You see, helicopter pilots are normal people too, you know!  We have jobs, homes and families, gardens, pets and allRead More →