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Episode #83 – Police Helicopter Pilot and Podcast Host: Jon Gray – The Helicopter Podcast

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Welcome to The Helicopter Podcast, brought to you by Vertical HeliCASTS!

In this episode of The Helicopter Podcast, host Halsey Schider sits down with Jon Gray, host of the Hangar Z Podcast, to explore their unique podcasting styles and the origins of Jon’s show.

Jon is a former law enforcement officer who transitioned to flying helicopters for the police, and he shares his fascinating journey.

They highlight a standout episode of the Hangar Z podcast and discuss their involvement with the MHM HeliCASTS platform. The conversation takes a deep look into the challenges and rewards of law enforcement, emphasizing the distinctive demeanor of officers in the field.

Jon recounts his progression from ground duties to becoming a pilot, detailing the rigorous training process and the critical role helicopters play in law enforcement.

The discussion also addresses the importance of public support in funding aviation police units and how helicopters help reduce the need for use-of-force in police operations.

For an engaging and insightful look at law enforcement aviation and the stories behind the Hangar Z Podcast, don’t miss this episode!

Thank you to our sponsors Robinson, Vertical Aviation International and Sellacopter.

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