World Heli Day at KSWF

World Helicopter Day 2020 Recap

World Helicopter Day is literally, held all around the world in August, celebrating helicopter flight.  The New York area WHD is held at Independent Helicopters at Stewart International Airport.  This was a double celebration because Independent Helicopters owner and chief pilot, Heather Howley, was celebrating moving into a new building / hangar / flight school.  Helicopter and airplane CFII Greg Knowles gave an FAA Wings program on Pinch Hitter for helicopter passengers.  After a post by Greg on Facebook, it was suggested that Flying Musicians Association should provide music for the event.  FMA musicians came out for the event, which featured Ross Pilot on guitar / vocals, Roger Astudillo on… Read More

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World Helicopter Day & FMA

World Helicopter Day

Pilots & Musicians – Join us to celebrate World Helicopter Day on August 16, 2020 at the Stewart International Airport (KSWF). Join fellow FMs and friends for a day at the airport. FMA’s participation is coordinated by our Northeast ambassador, Greg Knowles with Sal Lagonia , Aaron Diehl, Vinny Raniolo, Jeff Auen, Lee Ross, and other pilot/musicians. “FMA members or interested parties are welcome to our first FMA northeastern event to be held at Stewart International Airport (KSWF) in conjunction with World Helicopter Day and the celebration of Independent Helicopters moving into their new building… It’s coming up quick (Aug 16th) 10 am – 2 pm but we have the… Read More

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