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July 11, 2019

2019 Uptick In Fatal Helicopter Crashes Prompts Warning From Safety Advocates

With more than a dozen fatal accidents through June, 2019 is shaping up to be…

June 28, 2019

NTSB: Pilot Lost in Clouds, Flying Erratically Before Fatal Manhattan Rooftop Crash

An Agusta AW109 crashed into a New York City skyscraper earlier this month after the…

November 08, 2018

Leonardo to Inspect AW169s and 189s After Fatal Crash

Leonardo is to inspect its fleets of AW169 and AW189 helicopters to ensure that tail…

October 29, 2018

Update: Investigators Remove Wreckage of Fiery AW169 Crash that Claimed Five Lives After Leicester Football Match

    Officials with the U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch have finished gathering evidence at…

July 25, 2018

NTSB: R44 was ‘Rocking Back and Forth’ Before Fatal Crash in Virginia

The Robinson Helicopter R44 II that crashed into a Williamsburg, Virginia, apartment earlier this month…

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 21, 2017

Big Brother

At R&WI’s Rotorcraft Business and Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 20 to 21,…

November 10, 2017

Episode 3: Part 2 Episode Explores Future of Autonomy, Drones and More

In the last of this two-part episode, we take a look at the highlights and…

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.…