Rolie retired from the Royal Air Force where his last posting was as Commander of the Helicopter Standards & Examining Unit. He has since been involved with many aspects of the civillian helicopter world and for the last 14 years has concentrated on private operations, instructing and examining.

Rolie has been with Starspeed since 1989 and has also run his own helicopter business in between times. He now backs up Starspeed line pilots on the AS355 and specialises in Type & Instrument Ratings through Starspeeds Training school at Kemble.

Pilot since: 1970 
12,000 hours
ATPL(H) with Instrument Rating. Plus Instructor, Examiner,TRI,TRE, IRI, IRE