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January 11, 2018

European Safety Team Releases Updated Flight Instructor Guide

The European Helicopter Safety team — partner of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) —…

December 28, 2017

5 US Regulatory Changes That Could Shake Aviation Up in 2018

The U.S. welcomed a new administration into the White House in 2017. With it came…

December 21, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Icing and Deicing

In many technical fields, the helicopter lags the airplane by 20 to 30 years. This…

December 19, 2017

Instructor Pilot Wins HAI Salute to Excellence Award for More than 35 Years of work at Bell

John W. Williams spent more than 35 years as a certificated flight instructor. After serving…

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 15, 2017

Airbus to Look for New Helicopter Chief as Faury Moves to Commercial Aircraft

Airbus has a succession plan as top executives make their way out of the organization.…

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.…

December 07, 2017

FAA OKs Robertson, StandardAero Crash-Resistant Fuel Tank for AS350, EC130

Robertson Fuel Systems and StandardAero have received FAA certification for their retrofittable crash-resistant fuel tank…

December 05, 2017

DTN Expands AviationSentry, Giving RotorWatch Users More Global Data

Weather information provider DTN has added a new capability to its helicopter offering. Customers using…

November 24, 2017

From the Ray Prouty Archives: Crosscoupling

Symmetry — or, better put, the lack of it in helicopters — is something pilots…