Helicopter pilot and sexy beast he makes great chicken too, but he wouldn’t give me the recipe. He’s also the first and only civilian pilot to be FAA-certified to do aerobatics with a helicopter, which he does 25 times a year in a souped-up BO-105.
The video below shows what is probably the first helicopter barrel roll. Correction: the first successful barrel roll. Channel 5 News never lets me forget the time I borrowed their traffic chopper.