Helicopter Pilot

Helicopter Pilot


You've heard of an airline pilot, but what about a helicopter pilot? Jen meets a special kind of helicopter pilot who helps in emergencies. 

Ambulances help transport people to hospitals if they are injured. In this episode, Jen meets a medical helicopter pilot who helps people get to the hospital faster than any ground transport. 

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Discussion Questions

  • Can helicopter pilots fly other planes?
  • Can airplane pilots fly helicopters?
  • Why does the weather impact whether a helicopter can fly or not?
  • Do airplanes have to balance like helicopters?
  • Helicopter pilots need to know a lot of technical words. 
  • Are the crews the same on a medical helicopter and an ambulance?
  • Why do you think it's important to stablize a patient before driving or flying?

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