Pilot to the Presidents

As a former presidential helicopter pilot, Retired Master Army Aviator Lt. Colonel Gene Boyer has witnessed history from a unique vantage point. Born in Akron Ohio, he graduated from Ohio University before embarking on his distinguished 22- year career in the United States Army.  Ranked in the top 10 percent of his Officer’s Candidate class, he served as a medical evacuation pilot in Korea. After his discharge from the Army and during the helicopter’s coming-of-age era, he launched a private sector career with New York Airways and as a bush pilot in Venezuela doing oil survey work.  Read More

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A Recent Interview On Real Orange

My Book Is Out!!!

Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues,

Many of you know I have been working on and off of my memoirs for about 20 years so it is hard to believe that Inside the President’s Helicopter: Reflections of a Senior White House Pilot, is finally out! I am extremely grateful to all of you who helped with research, editing and keeping me honest. This was a team project!

You can order the book on my publisher's website here: www.cablepublishing.com/insidehelo.asp

As well as on Amazon.com here:


During the next 12 months, I will be making several public appearances and you can follow that schedule and other developments here on my website, or on my publisher’s website: www.cablepublishing.com

Please don’t hesitate to contact me, my co-author Jackie Boor or my publisher Nan Wisherd if you need additional information. We are also in the process of getting an e-book ready for all of you out there with Kindles and other electronic book readers! Also, please check out the Latest News page for some reviews of my book!

Thanks for your support.


About Me

Name: LTC Gene T. Boyer (Ret.)
Work: Retired White House Helicopter Pilot
Location: California



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