Ashli Blain — Firefighting Helicopter Co-Pilot
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This time on EAA’s The Green Dot, the crew sat down with Ashli Blain, who is currently a co-pilot flying legendary helos such as the CH-47 Chinook and UH-60 Blackhawk in firefighting and other missions through family-owned Billings Flying Service. Ashli also flies fixed-wing aircraft, including gliders, and has multiple ratings including her CFI and CFII. Did we mention she’s 19 years old?

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