Helicopter Aviation

I'm a 3500+ hour helicopter Airline Transport Pilot, currently working as a Helicopter Emergency Medical Evacuation Services (HEMES/EMS) helicopter pilot. I'm potentially interested in any helicopter piloting position (EMS or not) in or near New York City. Following is my aviation resume. A pdf version is available here; my complete curriculum vitae is here.


(304) 685-0605 • jonmack3 at gmail dot com • http://jonathankmack.com • New York, NY


To obtain a position as a helicopter pilot in or near New York City.


  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot-Helicopter
  • FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Certificated Flight Instructor-Instrument, Helicopter
  • FAA Private Pilot, Airplane Single Engine Land
  • MS Computer Science
  • BS Aerospace Engineering


TotalsBy operation typeBy model
Helicopter PIC3454Night528EC130462
Helicopter Turbine2041Night-Aided301AS350382
Airplane Single Engine Land120Instrument-Simulated97B206567


EMS Helicopter Pilot

1/09 - Present

Transported sick and/or injured patients from accident scenes or outlying hospitals to major hospitals. In 2009, designed and populated a normalized, base-customizable, and comprehensive database of the 200+ HealthNet Aeromedical Services helicopter landing zones, used by all eight HealthNet bases. From 2010-2012, acted as the HealthNet Safety Committee pilot representative. Starting in 2010, designed, implemented, and maintained a spreadsheet, in use at multiple bases, that determines helicopter crewmember night vision goggle currency. In 2014, acted as an observer for Air Methods' 2014 Line Operations Safety Audit.

Air Methods Corporation

Various Locations

Helicopter Tour Pilot

3/05 - 10/05

Piloted a tour aircraft over the Grand Canyon, additionally acting as a supplemental tour guide to the recorded narration, to tourists from around the world, in multiple languages.

Grand Canyon Helicopters

Grand Canyon, AZ

EMS Helicopter Pilot

8/03 - 2/05

Transported sick and/or injured patients from accident scenes or outlying hospitals to major hospitals.

PHI, Inc.

Phoenix, AZ

Offshore Support Pilot

8/01 - 7/03

Transported workers and equipment between land bases and offshore oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.

PHI, Inc.

Various Locations

Helicopter Pilot/Flight Instructor

8/00 - 7/01

Acted as a traffic watch pilot over a large metropolitan area, and a powerline patrol pilot over both transmission and distribution lines. Conducted helicopter flight and ground training.

J.R. Aviation

Sellersburg, IN

Helicopter Pilot/Flight Instructor

7/00 - 8/00

Acted as a drug interdiction pilot under contract with Ohio law enforcement. Conducted helicopter flight and ground training.

All Star Helicopters

Vandalia, OH

Helicopter Flight Instructor

5/00 - 7/00

Conducted ground and flight training for national and international helicopter pilot students.

Volar Helicopter Training

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Aeronautical Engineer

9/98 - 5/00

Worked in the areas of certification, design, flight test, and weight & balance to optimize existing helicopter designs (the R22 and R44), and was involved in the earliest phases of designing a new helicopter (the R66).

Robinson Helicopter Company

Torrance, CA


Master of Science Computer Science

1/06 - 12/08

3.72 GPA. Problem Report: Test-driven development of a performance-critical database record-tree balancing application.

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Commercial Aviation/Mathematics Major

8/96 - 5/97

3.40 GPA

University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

Bachelor of Science Aerospace Engineering

8/93 - 5/96, 8/97 - 5/98

3.45 GPA, graduated cum laude

West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

Keywords: 135, ASEL, ATP, Airbus, BS, Bell, CFI, CFI-I, CS, Cessna, College, Degree, MS, Piper