Safety

News and information on safety procedures and concerns.

August 17, 2017, 10:04 AM

North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Mar 9, 2017 - 9:50 AM
Based on data from 50 countries, the number of helicopter accidents has been on a downturn for the past several years.
HeliOffshore’s work to create best practices for health and usage monitoring systems (HUMs) helped pave the way for a PHI-operated Sikorsky S-92 to become the first aircraft to use a new real-time HUMS system last week.
Mar 9, 2017 - 9:00 AM
In less than three years, HeliOffshore has transformed the offshore helicopter industry's approach to safety.
HeliOffshore and GE Aviation are working on a data sharing system that aims to increase the safety of offshore helicopter operations.
Mar 8, 2017 - 9:34 PM
HeliOffshore and GE Aviation are jointly developing a global safety management system.
Mar 7, 2017 - 3:38 PM
PHI, Sikorsky and Metro Aviation have partnered to develop real-time HUMS.
Mar 7, 2017 - 10:34 AM
Even though rule will be in effect individual state approvals must be given before turbine single operations in instrument conditions can actually begin.
Mar 6, 2017 - 1:27 AM
There were 406 total accidents (jets and turboprops) between 2010 and 2016.
Mar 3, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Communicating with local drone operators is helping Carilion Clinic's Lifeguard helicopter EMS program reduce the number of drone encounters.
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Mar 2, 2017 - 2:00 PM
The award recognizes Smith's dedication to helicopter safety throughout his career as a pilot, instructor and safety program manager.
Mar 2, 2017 - 1:00 PM
The search-and-rescue program is being recognized for its advancements in helicopter use during missions.
Mar 2, 2017 - 11:26 AM
Effort marks the end of a 20-year effort by industry and regulators and aligns Europe with the ICAO standards for commercial air transport operations.