Utah DPS Aviation with Chief Pilot Luke Bowman
May 22, 2023 | Hosted By: Jon Gray
Welcome, to episode 83 of The Hangar Z Podcast Brought to you by Vertical Valor Magazine.
In this episode, we sit down with Luke Bowman, Utah DPS's chief pilot.
Utah DPS has an outstanding program and is frequently in the media regarding one of their rescues like the recent article by Vertical Valor written by Dan Magna. The title of the article sums up the success of the Utah DPS aviation program “Utah DPS helicopters hoist 18 people from flash flood in Buckskin Gulch canyon.”
During our conversation, Luke talks about his career and what led him to become the chief pilot for Utah DPS. He also outlines the Utah DPS aviation program and some of the significant incidents that helped shape its aviation program into what it is today.