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There have been two accidents involving Bell 206s where a malfunction of the main transmission freewheel system led to a failure of the main rotor mast.
Overall, accident rate for civil helicopters declined in the U.S. for the first six months of 2016, to 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours
FOD damage is not a glamorous topic, but it can be a matter of life and death.
The pilot was taken into custody, and subsequently fired by his employer.
Pilots need to familiarize themselves with the new codes, which are intended to maximize efficiency in the National Airspace System.
Improvements to the arrival and departure charts include introducing colors to identify what pilot’s consider to be the most pertinent information.
Fatal accidents and fatalities increase for both commercial and non-commercial helicopter operations.
Industry views this as key to increasing the number of IFR operations and improving safety.
The International Business Aviation Council is holding one of its popular IS-BAO workshops in São Paulo during the LABACE show.
Panasonic's FlightLink and eXConnect satcom platforms can provide flight tracking capability, but ICAO standards for this are not applicable until 2021.