Episode #37 – Ian McCarthy: Air Methods Float Pilot, YouTuber
August 15, 2023 | Hosted By: Halsey Schider
Welcome to today's podcast episode! On this show, we have the pleasure of hosting Ian McCarthy, a familiar face from his entertaining YouTube channel, “Critical Angle.” If you haven't checked out his content yet, no worries, we've got you covered with a link in the description.
Ian has been in the aviation world for seven years now, currently working in the air medical field for Air Methods as a float pilot. We dive into his experiences in this role, discussing the intricacies of HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) and his perspective on flying HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services).
One of the highlights of this episode is exploring the evolution of the culture, safety practices, and technology within the HEMS industry. Ian provides intriguing insights into how much things have changed over the past decade or two.
But that's not all; we also take a deep dive into Ian's diverse experiences. He previously served as a CFI (Certified Flight Instructor) at Veracity, where he had the opportunity to embark on some non-flight instructor missions.
Our conversation covers a wide range of topics, giving you an in-depth look into the aviation world from different perspectives.
Get ready to enjoy an engaging and enlightening discussion as we delve into Ian's adventures, experiences, and perspectives on aviation. Whether you're a seasoned aviation enthusiast or simply curious about the exciting world of flying, this episode promises to be a delightful treat. Tune in and join us as we explore the skies with Ian McCarthy!
Critical Angle YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/@CriticalAngle/featured