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December 18, 2017

Vuichard Wins HAI Award for Safety for Vortex Ring State Recovery Method

Helicopter Association International (HAI) describes the Vuichard Recovery as “a technique that trains helicopter pilots…

December 08, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Emergency Maneuvering

John Q. Pilot is scooting along in his helicopter doing contour flying at high speed.…

November 07, 2017

US Helicopter Safety Team’s 6 Ways Instructors Can Improve Industry Safety

The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has uncovered ways that flight instructors can improve safety.…

October 23, 2017

Australian Safety Bureau Finalizes Findings in 2015 AS350 Emergency Autorotation Landing

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released its final report on the 2015 emergency landing…

September 25, 2017

Safety, Efficiency Highlighted in Helitech Tech Sessions

Technical sessions at this year's Helitech International Oct. 3 to 5 in London will include…

September 15, 2017

Safety on a Budget: A Small Operator’s Focus

It is estimated that about half of the helicopters operated in the U.S. belong to…

August 15, 2017

Introducing the R&WI Rotorcraft Collective Podcast

You may be a regular reader of the Rotorcraft Collective newsletter. Now the Rotorcraft Collective Podcast will…

August 14, 2017

US Team’s New Safety Steps Target Fatal Accidents

A team of U.S. safety specialists is preparing to roll out nearly two dozen new…

July 18, 2017

Congress Nominates Familiar Face for NTSB Chairman

Correction — In our original item July 18, we misconstrued the phrasing of the White House’s notice…

July 14, 2017

HAI Opens Shortened Nomination Period for Salute to Excellence Awards

Helicopter Assn. International (HAI) is now calling for nominations for the 2018 Salute to Excellence…