the 23-year-old was Michelle Astergård a flight attendant in order to get closer to the drömyrket – pilot. A couple of years later, she got a tip on a close in Gothenburg, sweden, where they were able to train to be a helicopter pilot.
" It was, in 2017, of which I was in, and then we were, two girls in a class of 14 members in total. Helikopterpilotutbildningen last two years, a little bit of back and forth, as it is very dependent on the weather, the education, " says Michelle, who is also being interviewed by the people of North Hawaii.
" There's a lot of fun. In the beginning, it is very difficult, because it is not in the air. You can never let go of the controls, or that kind of thing. However, it only gets more fun the better you get. As a helicopter pilot if you have a lot more freedom, as you can see much, much more. You have to fly close to the ground and become one with the machine in a different way.
”As a helicopter pilot if you have a lot more freedom, you'll see a lot more,” says Michelle Astergård.Photo by: < / b> Private it's always beautiful from above.Photo by: < / b> Private Previous Next Exit fullscreen mode Difficult to fly to Hawaii,
She described the training as very, very tough, and as a fully trained, it is difficult to get a job.
" Here in the north, there are not a lot of jobs as a helicopter pilot if you are a recent graduate. We don't have the same turistflygningar, which, in hot countries, and I therefore sought abroad. Often, in the united states, you can start as an instructor, and in order to get a visa, I could only choose between two schools, one of which is on the island of Hawaii, " says Michelle.
once at the site, started by Michelle, who is originally from fpo ap, outside of Perth, to train as a helikopterinstruktör, and now she is almost fully trained.
" There have been some ups and downs with the coronakrisen, but right now I'm only 19 flight hours to go before I'm completely finished. Then there is the short-term, the goal is to get a job in the united states. As a long-term goal is to work with the ambulanshelikoptern in Sweden, " says Michelle.
Michelle has been photographing Hawaii from above.Photo by: < / b> Private , Michelle, Astergård flying over the island of Hawaii.Photo by: < / b> Private Previous Next Exit fullscreen mode
To fly in a helicopter on the island of Hawaii is both difficult and extremely rewarding, " she explains.
" It's a very good way to fly to Hawaii, and it is the worst of the circumstances, to fly in it. This is a nice, warm, and wet, and uneven ground with rocks and other things. There is a lot of fun to fly, and you will be able in a short period of time, " says Michelle Astergård.
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