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July 01, 2019

Dusk ‘Til Dawn

As night vision and other technologies have made night operations safer, interest has reawakened in…

June 05, 2019

Inaccurate Heliport Data Leads House Appropriators to Ask FAA For ‘National Data Standard’

Amid helicopter industry concern about nonexistent or inaccurate location data on U.S. heliports, especially ...

May 10, 2019

“Save Our Crews” Group Meets with Colorado Congressional Members on CRFS

Representatives of "Save Our Crews," a grass-roots helicopter safety group, met with Colorado's congressional delegation…

May 10, 2019

Helicopter Association Data System to Help Pilots Quickly Report Safety Incidents

As government and industry continue discussions on the best ways to integrate drones into the…

May 10, 2019

FAA Heliport Database in Dire Need of Updating

Location data about U.S. heliports is often inaccurate or nonexistent in the FAA’s master database,…

January 22, 2019

Colorado Legislators Re-Introduce Safe Helicopters Now Act

Inspired by the fatal crash of a helicopter air ambulance in 2015 in Colorado, two…

January 14, 2019

Helicopter Pilot Suggestions Sought to Improve IFR

The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) and U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) are ...

December 18, 2018

A109S Air Medical Helicopter Crashes in Portugal, 4 Killed

A Leonardo A109S air medical helicopter crashed on Dec. 16 in adverse weather in a…

November 26, 2018

LA County May Examine Increase in Fleet of Firefighting Helos

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Nov. 27 may consider a motion by…

November 20, 2018

Air Ambulance Leads US Rankings of Safest Helicopter Mission Sets

Industry analysts said that helicopter safety is a complex area and cannot be reduced simply…