Durango couple launches Highland Helicopters to fill flying niche

Durango couple launches Highland Helicopters to fill flying niche

Company offers training, search and rescue services and private flights
Helicopter pilot Brandon Laird, helicopter spotter Dayle Morningstar Laird and Ouray Mountain Rescue Team Captain Tim Pasek train for search and rescue missions outside of Durango in March. They were training to move external loads and hand signals to move the loads. Colorado Highland Helicopters was founded by Laird and Morningstar Laird and offers instruction, private flights and search and rescue services.
Helicopter pilot Brandon Laird and helicopter spotter Dayle Morningstar Laird train for search and rescue missions outside of Durango in March. The two were working with Ouray Mountain Rescue Team Captain Tim Pasek on moving external loads and hand signals.
Colorado Highland Helicopters owners pilot Brandon Laird and his wife, Dayle Morningstar Laird, a flight paramedic, bought their helicopter, an MD 500C, to launch their business in May. They offer instruction, search and rescue services and private flights for photographers and others.
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