Bob Moore Chopper 4 Pilot Jon Welsh

Bob Moore Chopper 4 Pilot

You can catch Jon Welsh high above in the action in Bob Moore Chopper 4. The pilot grew up in Durant, OK, graduated from Silo High School and went to college at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Welsh enlisted as an Infantryman in the Oklahoma Army National Guard in 2000 as soon as he graduated High School.

Shortly after his first deployment in 2003, he joined the Durant Police Department as a patrolman.

He served the people of Durant for two and a half years before taking a job as a recruiter for the Oklahoma Army National Guard.

Jon left the recruiting force in early 2007 to attend US Army Flight Training at Ft. Rucker, AL.

After returning from flight school Welsh and his family moved to Moore, O.K. where they now call home.

Welsh returned home from Iraq in the fall of 2010.

While there he flew over 800 hours in direct support of combat operations.

Prior to joining the KFOR team, he served as a Blackhawk instructor pilot for the Oklahoma National Guard.

John is honored to pilot Bob Moore Chopper 4 and continue his service to the public, keeping you informed from 800 feet above the story.

Recent Articles

  • Bob Moore Chopper 4 above Cleveland County fires

    Posted on: 5:33 pm, August 7, 2012, by , updated on: 05:35pm, August 7, 2012

    Check out the footage from Bob Moore Chopper 4 as it flew over the Cleveland County fire on Friday.  The...
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  • Wildfire cuts Glencoe in half

    Posted on: 5:00 pm, August 7, 2012, by , updated on: 05:06pm, August 7, 2012

    Saturday afternoon wildfires changed the landscape of Glencoe by literally dividing the town in half.   Fire crews as well...
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  • Week in pictures from Bob Moore Chopper 4

    Posted on: 11:04 am, July 30, 2012, by

    Well this week started out hot and I don’t mean just the weather. We started out Monday with a grass...
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    Looking SW
  • Last week in pictures from Bob Moore Chopper 4

    Posted on: 4:16 pm, June 4, 2012, by , updated on: 05:46pm, June 4, 2012

    From a golf ball drop to a Hazmat scare at the MD plant to severe weather, the last two weeks...
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    Rotation over Kingfisher Cnty
  • Truck vs. House: House wins

    Posted on: 2:23 pm, May 22, 2012, by , updated on: 02:47pm, May 22, 2012

    MOORE, Okla. — Just after lunch Tuesday, a tan Ford Ranger drove off the road colliding with a house in...
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  • This Week in Pictures from Bob Moore Chopper 4.

    Posted on: 4:19 pm, May 21, 2012, by , updated on: 04:47pm, May 21, 2012

    Severe car accidents stood out this week.We started out Monday, May 14 with an unfortunate fatal car accident on I-40...
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    Loading Patient Cemetery Rd Accident
  • Chopper 4 over Mustang rollover accident

    Posted on: 4:52 pm, May 17, 2012, by , updated on: 05:02pm, May 17, 2012

    Here is a short clip of a rollover accident in Mustang off of Cemetery Rd. just south of S.W. 29th...
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  • Union Pacific Steam Engine

    Posted on: 11:14 am, May 4, 2012, by , updated on: 11:38am, May 4, 2012

    This is the only steam engine train that has never been retired. It amazed me how fast it went. We...
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    train 3
  • Grant and Kay County damage

    Posted on: 12:10 pm, May 2, 2012, by , updated on: 12:25pm, May 2, 2012

    We started out our day yesterday surveying the damage at Pond Creek on Hwy 60. We noticed slight damage to...
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    Hwy 11
  • Heavy rains flood Kay County

    Posted on: 12:06 pm, April 30, 2012, by and , updated on: 03:34pm, April 30, 2012

    PONCA CITY, Okla. — The heavy rains have flooded Ponca City and much of Kay County. Bob Moore Chopper 4...
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    Kay County floods
  • B-24 Landing at Wiley Post

    Posted on: 10:57 am, April 27, 2012, by , updated on: 12:00pm, April 27, 2012

    For those of you who have asked, here is the B-24 Landing at Wiley Post. Was this your flight? Great...
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  • Western Oaks Elementary celebrates 50 years

    Posted on: 1:23 pm, April 26, 2012, by , updated on: 02:38pm, April 26, 2012

    I had the opportunity to fly over the Western Oaks Elementary School and take pictures of all 600 students on...
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    W.O.E. 5OTH MEDIUM SHOTtif