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MeetDave Frye

“With over 28 years of experience in the aircraft industry, the best advice I’ve ever been given is to always keep an open mind and learn new things.”

What is your title at LifeSave?

Rotor Wing Mechanic

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Describe your job.

To assist lead mechanic and keep aircraft airworthy

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What are your hobbies?

Powered Paragliding, flying my drone

Who is the most important person (or people) in your life?

My wife

What is your favorite restaurant?

Red Rock Canyon Grill

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What is your dream job?

To fly and maintain a 407 for private individual

What is one thing on your bucket list?

Go to Alaska

What is the best advice you have ever been given?

Always keep an open mind and learn new things

What do you like most about being part of LifeSave?

The family atmosphere

What is your favorite LifeSave memory?

Being able to fly to an off-site location to do maintenance in lieu of driving

What is something you’d say you’re crazy for or obsessed with?


What would people be surprised to know about you?

I’m not telling

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would buy?

A Cessna Caravan and then a 407

What is your biggest pet peeve?

Someone putting a phillips screw back in with a stripped out head

Do you have any phobias?

To find out an aircraft crashed because of something I did or didn’t do!

What is your hidden talent?

I play a little fiddle

If you could tell your younger self one thing, what would it be?

Diversify your training

Who’s your mentor?

Jesus Christ