120Kts, 10′ Off the Ground & I was Bored Episode 44

Hey, Helmand! Army helicopter pilot "CandyMan" extending his middle-finger-salute out the window of his Blackhawk at Helmund Province, Afghanistan

Former Marine “Grunt” and current Army BlackHawk Pilot “CandyMan” takes us on a ride through the dust bowl that is Afghanistan. Hair-raising stories of taking fire, near mid-airs with other helicopters, and a C-17 are just a few of the adventures he talks about…

But what scared him most? Dust landings. Find out why, and what he did about it. You won’t be disappointed. This is a fun ride.

In another first, we have a transcript for this episode. For a link to the transcript of this episode, click here.