So now you can begin to see how fortunate I was to get this job. I'm sure that Jerry Getz could have found a much more seasoned pilot, but he took a chance and I was thankful for his trust in me.
I don't think there was a day that went by, that some new use or application came up where a helicopter could be put to use. Executive Helicopters did all the usual types of business, but also did many other different jobs as well. I credit Jerry Getz for his innovative ways of how he could best use the companies helicopter services. The core of our work was pipeline patrols for major petroleum companies, local radio station news and traffic watches, power line patrols and aerial photography. Then comes all the fun stuff that I'll explain later.
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every mile with a mile marker number. Also fence post were often marked with a different
marking for each of the companies. It took a while to learn all of the different pipeline routes.