Metro Air Support Unit Flight Crew
Comprised of St. Louis Metropolitan Police officers, St. Louis County Police officers, and a St. Charles County Police officer.
All flight crew members are required to be trained as Tactical Flight Officers, prior to beginning flight training. Once proficient with helicopter/police operations, members then begin flight training.
The unit currently operates with five FAA Commercial Helicopter pilots and one FAA Certified Flight Instructor, with thousands of flight hours of law enforcement aviation missions.
All pilots undergo annual factory recurrency and quarterly training in rescue techniques and helicopter emergency procedures.