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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.…

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 23, 2017

Australian Safety Bureau Finalizes Findings in 2015 AS350 Emergency Autorotation Landing

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released its final report on the 2015 emergency landing…

September 25, 2017

Safety, Efficiency Highlighted in Helitech Tech Sessions

Technical sessions at this year's Helitech International Oct. 3 to 5 in London will include…

September 15, 2017

Safety on a Budget: A Small Operator’s Focus

It is estimated that about half of the helicopters operated in the U.S. belong to…