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On to Dallas The Rotorcraft Pro Media Network team is packing up and head-


ing to the inaugural NightCon conference in Dallas, Texas. I would like to take a minute and thank a few of our supporters and a few folks who have done an exhaustive amount of work putting this event together.


Night Flight Concepts and Aviation Specialties Unlimited, who


have partnered with RPMN as producers of NightCon, have put together quite an impressive line up of subject matter experts to speak on a wide variety of subjects. Leading that effort is Mr. Randy Rowles. Thank you Randy, your hard work and professionalism is greatly appre- ciated.


I’d also like to thank Lyn Burks of our own RPMN team. Lyn,


as many of you know, heads up our online media group. Lyn’s atten- tion to detail, hard work and faithful guidance are in large part respon- sible for the success of this event.


my gratitude; your diligence is greatly appreciated. I would also like to thank our presenting sponsor REBTECH, your


support and encouragement will go a long way toward improving the operations and safety of helicopters and crewmembers in the NVG environment.


Thanks also to our additional sponsors Hoffman Engineering,


Aerodynamix and Avidyne. Without your support this event simply would not have been possible. Thank you.


HeliSuccess Vegas anyone? On November 6-7, 2011 RPMN’s Lyn Burks will


again present HeliSuccess. This professional development seminar has fast become the “go to” event for pilots and mechanics that want to learn the latest developments in the rotorcraft employment market.


Ron Whitney Lyn, I wish I could truly express


No


other conference


or seminar will prepare you better than


HeliSuccess. Gathering industry experts from throughout the country, this is an excellent opportunity to rub elbows with our industry’s top experts. Visit our Job Fair Seminar page at www.justhelicopters.com.


end up packing up and heading to the next one. Coming in October is


AMTC Seems as if every time we return from a show or conference, we the annual Air Medical Transport Conference


hosted by the


Association of Air Medical Services in St. Louis, Missouri. This is another “must go” event for everyone associated with the Air Medical field. RPMN will again be on hand, in booth 506; come by and see us.


Best Regards,


PUBLISHER/EDITOR IN CHIEF Ron Whitney


ron@rotorcraftpro.com


ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Darian Weaver


darian@rotorcraftpro.com


COPY EDITOR Ashley Dempsey


ashley@rotorcraftpro.com


ONLINE EDITOR Lyn Burks


lyn.burks@rotorcraftpro.com


VICE PRESIDENT/CFO Clay Branum


clay@rotorcraftpro.com


VICE PRESIDENT/CAO Rick Weatherford


rick@rotorcraftpro.com


DIR. BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Butch Cole


butch@rotorcraftpro.com


MANAGER, ONLINE ACCOUNTS Lynette Burks


lynette@rotorcraftpro.com


CREATIVE DIRECTOR Dana Maxfield


dana@rotorcraftpro.com


CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Pam Fulmer


pam@rotorcraftpro.com


LEGAL COUNCIL Casey Duncan


casey@rotorcraftpro.com


RISK MANAGEMENT Steve Lawrence


steve@rotorcraftpro.com 3


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