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BY LYNN BURKS November 1, 2010 –

Las Vegas, NV. October 31 & Put a face to a

name! Shake hands with the hiring author- ities! Get your resume into the right hands of the right people! Sponsored by Bristow Group and

Rotorcraft Pro Media Network, and produced by the team from and, comes a two day Helicopter Career Development Seminar and Networking Event for Helicopter Pilots, Mechanics and Operators titled “Heli-Success” Seminar Producer Lyn Burks said, “As a

veteran helicopter pilot and industry recruiter, I see so many people in this industry enter- ing various job markets who are ill informed about their career path options. Additionally, they are not prepared to present themselves to the hiring authorities. First impressions and presentation are everything and we want to give the new generation the tools to make them more competitive and successful in the real world of helicopters.” This educational seminar is designed to

offer helicopter industry professionals, who may be in the early stages or a transition phase of their career, an opportunity for learning and networking. It is also geared toward those who are looking for inside information that may give them a compet- itive edge in the helicopter industry hiring process. It will focus on several areas that can make or break helicopter industry per- sonnel in their quest for career success.


• Networking – Do or Die! • Tips for Pilots transitioning from Military to Civilian.

• Professionalism and Attitude: Recipe for Success!

ROTORCRAFTPROFESSIONAL Chief Pilot of Air Methods discusses a career in EMS.

• Resumes tips, tricks and advice from the pro's. • Success in the Oil Patch: What


expect in the Gulf of Mexico. What they are looking for in a Pilot.

• Advancement in the Helicopter Insdustry: Career Tracks.

• Success flyng Tours. What to expect in the Tour Business. What they are look- ing for in a Pilot.

• Careers in Advanced Flight Training. • So you want to be an EMS Pilot? What to expect.

• Becoming a Firefighting or Utility Pilot. • Habits of great Pilots and Mechanic: Basic Survival 101.

• Other Topics TBA. Lyn Burks also said, “So far we have

received tremendous support from the Industry for this much needed product. In addition to myself, we have guest speakers from several of the largest players in the helicopter industry including Bristow Group, Air Methods Corporation, Evergreen Helicopters, Med-Trans, Flight

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International, and Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters just to name a few.”


• Lyn Burks - Veteran Helicopter Pilot, ATP/CFII, Helicopter Industry Recruiter, Owner/Developer of,, Justhelicopters.TV,

• Randy Rowles, MBA – Pilot Examiner, ATP, Gold Seal CFII, Master CFI, VP Business Development / Night Flight Concepts

• Jim Palmer – Thirty plus years experi- ence in the helicopter aviation industry in the Gulf of Mexico; Human Resources Representative and Pilot Recruiter; cur- rently employed as Asst. Manager of Human Resources with the Bristow Group’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit, one of the largest helicopter operators in the world. Mr. Palmer also worked for Petroleum Helicopters (PHI).

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