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Have you met our Flight Instructor Brian?

Brian joined the Platinum Helicopters team officially in the Fall of 2021, but in case you missed it, here is a little about him:


Brian Edwards doesn’t remember when his fascination with flight began, but he was making
airplane and helicopter sounds before he could talk.  While most elementary school kids brought
Magic Treehouse books to read in class, Brian would lug around a massive encyclopedia of
aircrafts.  Going to the Willow Grove airshow as a kid and watching fighter jets rip past made
Brian realized his dream of becoming a pilot.  Fast forward 15 years and as a mud covered
Sergeant Edwards watches Apache’s swoop and dive over a training area he thinks to himself “I should do that!”   He soon dropped a Warrant Officer packet and headed to Army flight school in Fort Rucker Alabama.  Army flight school was not easy, but he powered through, receiving a commercial helicopter and instrument rating.  After flight school he knew that just flying medevac Blackhawks part time in the National Guard wasn’t enough, so he came to Platinum Helicopters to master the Robinson helicopter and become a CFI. “The freedom of flying a
helicopter is unlike anything else; once you experience it, you’ll never want to be tethered to the