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Twirly Birds Announce the 2017 Les Morris Award Recipient

Twirly Birds Announce the 2017 Les Morris Award Recipient

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris award as Mr. Carl Milko, helicopter pioneer and founder of Summit Helicopters. Mr. Milko began his distinguished aviation career in 1963 and was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam from 1965-1966. Following his military service, Milko received a Master’s Degree… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 10-Apr-17

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Dallas, Texas on Tuesday 7 March 2017 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, Wedgwood Room.  General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a helicopter or vertical… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 27-Feb-17

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Twirly Birds Announce the 2016 Les Morris Award Recipient

Twirly Birds Announce the 2016 Les Morris Award Recipient

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris award as Mr. Anthony Melvin “Mel” O’Reilly, founder of Eagle Copters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Mr. O’Reilly began his long aviation career in eastern Canada in 1955 with the Royal Canadian Air Force in field helicopter maintenance and later… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 22-Feb-16

Twirly Birds to hold annual meeting at Heli-Expo 2016

Twirly Birds to hold annual meeting at Heli-Expo 2016

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Marriott Downtown Hotel, Kentucky Ballroom Salon E. General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a helicopter… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 17-Feb-16

Twirly Birds to Celebrate 70 Years of Vertical Flight Fellowship

Twirly Birds to Celebrate 70 Years  of Vertical Flight Fellowship

Seventy years ago, a small group of fledgling helicopter pilots met to share stories, experiences, and the common bond of vertical flight, and as a nod to the pioneer airplane pilot group Early Birds, they called themselves, “Twirly Birds”.  The group of “founder” members included helicopter pioneers such as Igor Sikorsky, Charles Lindberg, Stanley Hiller… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 26-Feb-15

Twirly Birds announce Les Morris Award Recipient for 2015

Twirly Birds announce Les Morris Award Recipient for 2015

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris award as Ms. Nancy Miller Livingston Stratford. Nancy received her helicopter rating in 1947 after having been an airplane pilot since 1940.  As the first woman on the west coast of the United States to achieve her commercial helicopter… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 23-Feb-15

Twirly Birds announce Les Morris Award Recipient for 2014

Twirly Birds announce Les Morris Award Recipient for 2014

Social helicopter pilot group, Twirly Birds has announced the 2014 Les Morris Award Recipient as Mr. Roy Simmons.  Mr. Simmons’ contributions to the helicopter business began over fifty years ago as a U.S. Marine Corp aviator and later extended to a prestigious career with Columbia Helicopters that lasted 33 years after retiring as president of… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 24-Feb-14

Twirly Birds Annual Membership To Hold Annual Meeting

Twirly Birds Annual Membership To Hold Annual Meeting

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim, California on Tuesday 25 FEB 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Anaheim Marriott Marquis Ballroom Northeast. General membership qualification requirements are to have flown solo in a helicopter or vertical lift aircraft at least twenty years previously. … Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 19-Feb-14

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Yes Communications retains Twirly Birds contract

Yes Communications retains Twirly Birds contract

YES Communications, Inc., has announced they will again support the international social helicopter pilot group, Twirly Birds, for 2014 with the planning and logistics of their upcoming annual meeting during the HAI Heli-Expo in Anaheim.  The meeting will be held from 5pm to 8 pm on Tuesday 25 FEB at the Anaheim Marriott in the Marquis Ballroom… Read more »

Source: Yes Communications, 14-Jan-14

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Twirly Birds Mourn the Passing of Mr. Osvil “Ozzie” York

Twirly Birds Mourn the Passing of Mr. Osvil “Ozzie” York

Twirly Birds announces the passing of longtime member, Mr. Osvil “Ozzie” York on 25 MAR 2013 in Tulsa, Oklahoma following a brief illness.  Mr. York was 92 years old and had recently driven from his home in Oklahoma to attend the annual meeting of the Twirly Birds held during the HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas,… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 03-Apr-13

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Twirly Birds announce nominations

Twirly Birds announce nominations

Twirly Birds, a longtime social group comprised primarily of helicopter pilots has announced the nomination of two prospective associate members for 2013. Requirements for nomination as an associate member is an outstanding individual, who is not a rotary wing pilot, but has made a significant contribution to the industry for at least 20 years and… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 05-Mar-13

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Twirly Birds announce 2013 Les Morris Award Recipient

Twirly Birds announce 2013 Les Morris Award Recipient

Social helicopter pilot group, Twirly Birds has announced the 2013 Les Morris Award recipient as Mr. Jake Hart.  Hart’s aviation career has spanned 55 years and more than 15,000 hours in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft.  After entering the U.S. Air Force in 1955, Jake Hart received his wings in 1957, and then spent… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 27-Feb-13

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Twirly Birds announce Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo 2013

Twirly Birds announce Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo 2013

Social helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced their annual meeting to be held in Las Vegas on Tuesday, 5 MAR during the 2013 HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas.  The reception will begin at 5:00pm immediately followed by a membership meeting at 6:00pm in room N232 of the Las Vegas Convention Center, located on the… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 21-Feb-13

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Twirly Birds announce 2012 Les Morris Award winner

Twirly Birds announce 2012 Les Morris Award winner

Social helicopter pilot group, Twirly Birds has announced the 2012 Les Morris Award Recipient as Mr. Elfan Ap Rees.  Mr. Ap Rees is a noted aviation historian, author, pilot and founder of The Helicopter Museum, the world’s largest dedicated collection of military and civil rotorcraft located in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset on the southwest coast of England. … Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 07-Feb-12

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Twirly Birds announce Annual Meeting 12th February in Dallas

Twirly Birds announce Annual Meeting 12th February in Dallas

Social helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds has announced their annual meeting to be held in Dallas, Texas on Sunday, 12 FEB during the 2012 HAI Heli-Expo. The reception will begin at 5:00pm immediately followed by a membership meeting at 6:00pm in Ballroom A, Section 1 in the Dallas Convention Center. Steve Sullivan, Twirly Birds President,… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 30-Jan-12

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Founding member of Twirly Birds to attend annual meeting

Founding member of Twirly Birds to attend annual meeting

Commander Stewart Ross Graham, a Founding Member of Twirly Birds, will be the honored guest during the annual meeting of the Twirly Birds to be held during the HAI Heli-Expo at the Orlando Florida Rosen Centre Hotel, Signature Room 1, on Sunday, 6 March beginning at 1700 hours.  Commander Graham, USCG, (Ret.) first soloed in a… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 25-Feb-11

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Twirly Birds Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo

Twirly Birds Annual Meeting at Heli-Expo

Have you soloed in a helicopter at least twenty years ago? If so, you should consider joining the Twirly Birds at their upcoming annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Held in conjunction again with HAI at HELI-EXPO 2011, a reception will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 6 at the HAI host hotel, Rosen Center… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 22-Feb-11

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Twirly Birds to hold annual meeting during Heli-Expo 2011

Twirly Birds to hold annual meeting during Heli-Expo 2011

Have you soloed in a helicopter at least twenty years ago? If so, you should consider joining the Twirly Birds at their upcoming annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. Held in conjunction again this year with HAI at HELI-EXPO 2011, the meeting will take place at the HAI host hotel, Rosen Center Hotel, Signature Room 1… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 02-Feb-11

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Twirly Birds Names New President at Annual Meeting

Twirly Birds Names New President at Annual Meeting

International pioneer helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds (TB), held their annual meeting in conjunction with the HAI Heli-Expo this year in Houston, Texas and the event saw a record number of members in attendance with almost 40 new members joining the group. Outgoing longtime President, Mr. Jim Hamilton, conducted the meeting before a group of… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 08-Jun-10

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Did you solo in a helicopter 20+ years ago?

International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, is again looking for new members to join their social group, and the requirements for membership are simple. To qualify as a general member, you must have flown solo in a helicopter or other vertical lift aircraft at least twenty years ago. A founder member must have flown solo… Read more »

Source: Twirly Birds, 01-Feb-10

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Twirly Birds look for new members around the world

Source: Vertical Magazine, 16-Feb-09

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