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University of Nebraska at Omaha Visits Envoy

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On Friday, November 11, aviation students from University of Nebraska at Omaha visited Envoy Headquarters (EHQ) for a behind the scenes tour of our operation, guided by Envoy Captain Ken Orr and First Officer Justin Ingersoll. The group of 45 aviation students were flown on a private charter from Omaha (OMA) to Dallas (DFW) for the… Read more »

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Envoy signs Westminster College as Cadet Program partner

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On Friday, Nov. 11, representatives from Envoy and Westminster College formally signed an agreement, welcoming Westminster into the Envoy Cadet Program. After the ceremony, students and Westminster representatives enjoyed pizza and toured an Embraer 145 regional jet. The Envoy Cadet Program helps future pilots make a smooth transition from classroom to flight deck. “We’re delighted to formally… Read more »

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Waypoint Roll Call: Florida (Part 2)

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Pilots navigate the sky using a route plotted with beacons and waypoints. The waypoints are geographic coordinates usually marked with five-letter, capitalized words that help pilots and air traffic controllers stay on course. The unique things about waypoints, and probably the most interesting to a non-pilot, are the names themselves. Some of the names correspond… Read more »

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Rotor Transition Program: How it worked for Andrew Danko

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After retiring from the U.S. Navy, Commander Andrew Danko was looking for an opportunity to use his military-helicopter pilot experience to transition into a career with a commercial airline. The challenge was to find an airline that would count his rotor experience toward his Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) hours. After contacting numerous airlines and finding no… Read more »

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Calling Military Helicopter Pilots: Join the Envoy Rotor Transition Program

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We’re pleased to announce a new Rotor Transition Program (RTP) to help military pilots make the transition to a civilian aviation career. By using Veterans Administration (VA) benefits and Envoy funding, former service members can take advantage of the reduced ATP minimum flight experience requirement of only 750 total flight hours. Pilots will obtain the… Read more »

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