Ned Parks, ATP/CFII
This is something you either have never heard of, or very seldom have. Numerous accidents have occurred to fixed wing aircraft as a result of helicopter wake turbulence. This session will explore the impact of helicopter wake turbulence on fixed wing aircraft, both in the VFR and IFR environments. The participant will gain an understanding of how dangerous helicopter wake turbulence is.
Ned Parks' aviation roots date back to his cousin, Oliver Parks, who started the first certified aviation school in the US in 1927. Ned flew UH-1 helicopters in the Army and has run several full-service FBO’s. He holds ATP/CFII and is rated in both fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
Ned is a FAASTeam member with 5,000+ flight hours. He owns Aegis 360 Consulting, a global provider of staff development services, business consulting, and strategy.