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21
May

Independent Helicopters Chief Pilot and CEO Featured in Rotorcraft Pro Magazine!

© 2015 Independent Helicopters LLC Heather M. Howley CEO Matt Taggard Operations Manager. 845-549-3755

Rotorcraft Pro magazine tracked us down to find out what the real story is with our amazing chief pilot, Heather Howley. An online version of the article can be found in the magazine reader, under the Rotorcraft Pro section of just helicopters.com. “Meet a Rotorcraft Pro” is a section of the magazine designed to highlight the experience and life of our fellow helicopter pilots, and it is truly an honor to be featured in the pages of such a wonderful magazine. We love the publication; subscribe to Rotorcraft Pro magazine to stay up to date on heli industry news!

PS! Don’t forget! Heli Paintball to support the Marius Ivascu Aviation Foundation May 31! Register now!

Heather Rotorcraft pro article © 2015 Independent Helicopters LLC (Unless otherwise authored) Heather M. Howley CEO Matt Taggard Operations Manager. 845-549-3755

20
May

Get One Of The Original Independent Helicopter T-Shirts while they last!

© 2015 Independent Helicopters LLC Heather M. Howley CEO Matt Taggard Operations Manager. 845-549-3755

Spring is the time to clean house, so we have decided to make some room and clear out the closets. In doing so we have realized that there are quite a few T-shirts that need a new home. The origional Independent Helicopter T-shirt is on sale for $9 if you swing by the office and pick it up, or $11 if you would like us to send it to you. (Lower 48 states only, allow 7-9 days depending on location. We will be shipping all orders the monday following the transaction.)

Hooded sweatshirts and Flexfit Caps are also available while supplies last! Send an E-mail, or give us a call to get yours today!

20
May

Join Our Team As Our Newest CFI!

© 2015 Independent Helicopters LLC Heather M. Howley CEO Matt Taggard Operations Manager. 845-549-3755

Seeking a talented and positive helicopter flight instructor to join our team. 

We exist in an environment that is part ultra professional, part relaxed atmosphere. As a flight school we pride ourselves on producing good pilots and not just helping pilots pass a check ride. Students are our family, and respect is a key element of our work environment. A Positive, team oriented, forward thinking attitude is mandatory. Full time, variable schedule.

Minimum Requirements:

FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Rotorcraft-Helicopter rating
FAA CFI & CFII Certificate with rotorcraft-Helicopter rating
Minimum 200 hours
SFAR-73 endorsement to instruct in the Robinson R-22 and R-44
RHC Safety Course completed within the last 5 years
Proficient with windows operating system and MS office suite.
Flight weight of 180lbs or less preferred.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Basic and Advanced Helicopter Flight and ground instruction.
follow established curriculum under approved part 141 syllabus.
Assist in maintenance of training material.
Assist with office responsibilities, clerical and recruitment of students.
Assist with helicopter upkeep and all other tasks as necessary.

20
Apr

Derby Day At Saratoga National Golf Course!

The Official Kick Off to Summer Party!

Come for the party, have dinner and take a helicopter tour of historic Saratoga Springs from the air! Tours will start at 5pm and continue until sunset. Up to three people can travel together at once, a perfect way to start the summer.* Register for your tour at the bottom of the page, or call Independent Helicopters at 518-796-4006.

Also at the Saratoga National Golf Club Derby Day Party:

• Cash Concession Food Items | 4pm – 8pm
• Beer, Wine & Spirit Vendors | Cash Bar
• Jumbo-Tron TV featuring Live Race!
• Frivolous Boutique Display
• Habana Hand Rolled Cigar Station
• Beer Truck

• No Reservations Required $15 Admission | Prime will make $5 donation to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for each admission.

Live Music

• Ron Bill’s New Orleans Stompers | 4pm – 6:30pm
• SOUL SESSION LIVE | 6:30PM – 10PM

“VIP In-field ” | Blue Stone Tent

• $75 inclusive | featuring Prime Steakhouse Buffet | 4pm – 8pm • Private Cash Bar
• Complimentary Mint Julep Drink Ticket
• 3 TV’s with Live Derby Race
• Guaranteed Seating
• Reservations Required | This space will sell out | 518.306.2330

*Weight restrictions apply.

Registration on the Independent Helicopters website is for tours, per person only, and does not include event admission, services or products offered by Saratoga National Golf Club, Prime, or its affiliates.
 

Saratoga National Golf Club
Derby Day Event Details

17
Apr

Helicopter Paintball Registration is Now Open for Sunday!

If you missed pre-registration, you can still purchase tickets for this Sunday!

Come join us and MSG Paintball for a combination of paintball, helicopters and aerial gunnery! With two gunners in the back seat (one on either side) and an observer in the front seat we can take 3 people per flight! April 19th, 2015

We’ll fly over the fields allowing the gunners a unique opportunity to rain down paintballs from above!

Bring your friends, and have a blast!

$75 for gunners!
All profits go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

Scheduled for April 19th

Check our Facebook page for details!

Thank you to MSG Paintball for graciously allowing us to use their field and for participating in our fundraiser!

We would also like to thank our new sponsorship partners Tippmann and G.I. Sportz who have graciously helped us  acquire supplies for our charity events.

All profits are donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma society.

$75 registration online and in person the day of.

Independent Helicopters, LLC
Stewart International Airport: (845) 549-3755
Saratoga County Airport: (518) 796-4306

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