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Air Tour Safety Improves in Hawaii

By Staff Writer | April 13, 2009

Tourism

Pursuant to several safety-related rules implemented by the FAA, as well as advancements in technology, Hawaii has seen a decrease in the annual average of air tour accidents in the past 10 years. The state’s annual average, which includes both fixed and rotary wing operations, dropped from 3.6 accidents to 2.6 since 1998. Overall, there were 11 aviation accidents in the state in 2008, with only two being tour related. For further information

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