Skip to main content

Bill Collier

After surviving the Vietnam War, Captain Bill Collier continued to have many adventures flying helicopters commercially all around the world. He flew almost every size and shape helicopter produced in the U.S. from the smallest "whirlybird" to the largest CH-53 "Jolly Green." His last position was flying the UH-1 "Super Huey" for the Orange County Fire Department in Southern California. He also flew the French-built Alouette III. In 2008, Captain Bill retired to the small, peaceful town of...See more