Bell’s Safety Symposium Advises Latin American Operators

AINsafety » August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014, 11:05 AM

More than 100 people attended Bell Helicopter’s Latin America regional safety symposium for rotorcraft pilots and technicians, held August 11 at the São Paulo World Trade Center in Brazil. The event, which coincided with the annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition, highlighted Bell’s support of the International Helicopter Safety Team’s mission to establish partnerships in countries with significant helicopter operations and encourage development of safety interventions.

Presenters included pilots from Bell’s training academy, local Bell customer service engineers, regional safety experts and representatives from the local government.

Among the topics discussed were safety management systems and human factors awareness training. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Aviator Sydney Velloso da Silva Jr. from Brazilian accident investigation and safety agency Cenipa related the importance of such subjects in flight safety.

“We were pleased with the attendance at this event,” said Steve Woolston, director of product support for the rotorcraft manufacturer’s customer support and services organization. “It’s encouraging to see the message about the importance of safety being spread across the globe.”

 

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