WE CAN HELP YOU COMPLETE YOUR MISSION
RDG Flight Services LLC has been established by retired Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. Test Pilot Richard (Rick) Gorton. Rick worked for Bell from 1993 until 2013. He began his career at Bell Helicopter as a Production Test Pilot and at his retirement, he was assigned to the Experimental Flight Test Facility XworX. He also often worked as an Instructor Pilot at the Bell Training Academy. While at Bell, Rick also attended the U.S. National Test Pilot School in Mohave California completing the Rotary Wing Test Pilot short course. Prior to coming to Bell Helicopter, Rick retired from the U.S. Army as a Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Master Aviator. One of Rick's assignments while at Bell Helicopter was to oversee and coordinate aircraft delivery, relocation and marketing demonstration flights. This included international flight planning, pilot scheduling and cost estimating. He also completed many domestic and international helicopter delivery flights, with special emphasis on to and through all of North, Central, and South America. Aircraft deliveries to other parts of the world would initiate from the arrival air or sea ports then flown to the final customer location.
We can provide safe, efficient, and experienced aircraft operations at a reasonable price. Our services include:
Post Maintenance Functional Check Flight, Post modification/customization Functional Check Flights, Aircraft delivery and ferry flights within the U.S. and Internationally as well. Aircraft Pre-buy, we will fly with you, your customer or inspector for an evaluation flight. We can also provide a written report on request.
While RDG FLIGHT SERVICES LLC does not offer an initial student pilot program, we do offer a multitude of pilot training curriculum with the following prerequisites: - FAA or equivalent, Private Rotorcraft - Helicopter - FAA Third Class medical certificate or equivalent - Compliance with U. S. FAA, CBP and TSA regulations Flight Training - Flight Review (Bi Annual Flight Review) - Pilot Proficiency Check - Instrument Flight - Transition training
We can assist by providing interim flight crew to fill-in for illness, vacation, Initial Operation Experience (IOE) to satisfy pilot insurance flight time requirements and more. If you have a need or even a question just let us help you.
RDG Flight Services LLC has access to highly skilled, qualified, and experienced flight crew members. We are an excellent solution to your temporary pilot needs. We are normally able to support your requirements on short notice.
If you have a need or even a question feel free to contact RDG FLIGHT SERVICES LLC. Let us help you complete you mission.