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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.…

October 26, 2017

Fatal 2016 Bell 206B Crash Prompts Canada’s Safety Board to Improve Emergency Beacon

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board found that a mixture of low altitude and speed caused a…

October 24, 2017

The Value of Safety Management Systems for Operators Large and Small

The Helicopter Safety Alliance recently held a Helicopter Safety Stand-Down in conjunction with the FAA…

October 03, 2017

FAA Investigating Fatal Brantly-Hynes B-2 Crash

A vintage Brantly-Hynes B-2 helicopter crashed Oct. 1 in Michigan. The pilot and his 16-year-old…

October 01, 2017

Leading Edge: Making Your Spot

I was only a few hundred hours into my life as a helicopter pilot when…