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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…

May 28, 2019

Italian Judge Orders Trial of Leonardo Employees in 2015 Crash of AW609 Prototype

As the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency consider certification of the…

April 22, 2019

Latest Indian Navy Helicopter Crash Highlights Urgency of Procurement

An Alouette helicopter airborne from an Indian Navy (IN) warship crashed into the Arabian Sea…

April 12, 2019

Dart Aerospace Receives FAA/EASA Certification for EC/H130 Flotation System

Dart Aerospace has received STC approvals from the FAA and European regulator EASA on its…

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…

November 02, 2018

Helicopter Helmet Lawsuit Heads to Appeals Court

The subject of the 2016 film, War Dogs, 32-year-old Efraim Diveroli once held a place…

July 24, 2018

US Congress Adds Funding and Training Dollars; Calls For Aviation Studies to Divert Crisis

Included in the compromise U.S. defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2019 is more than…

June 14, 2018

US Army Safety Chief: No Link Between Flight Hours, Fatal Mishaps

There is no direct correlation between how much time U.S. Army pilots ...

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.…