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Friday, May 10, 2013

Sky Shuttle All-Female Helicopter Crew Takes Flight

Chinese helicopter operator Sky Shuttle Helicopters announced its first all-female crew Monday, as Capt. Meg Lam and First Officer Kirsty Holtkamp will begin operating flights between Hong Kong and Macau. 
 
 
Sky Shuttle's first all-female crew. Photo courtesy of Sky Shuttle
 
Lam, a Hong Kong native, first started with Sky Shuttle as a ground safety controller (GSC), prior to completing the company's cadet pilot program in 2002. She now has more than 11 years of experience, and will fly the AugustaWestland AW139. Holtkamp was born in the Netherlands, and became a helicopter pilot after training in United States. 
 

To celebrate the milestone, Sky Shuttle is launching a series of promotional flights featuring Lam and Holtkamp. 

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