Health

Oct 5, 2006 - 8:21 AM
The United Nations sprays a synthetic compound on its helicopter landing sites that apparently reduces the threat of “brown-outs” in dusty conditions.
Oct 4, 2006 - 4:54 AM
Operation Safe Pilot, an 18-month federal probe into “the misuse of Social Security numbers by pilots,” ended last month with the indictment of 40 pilots–s
Oct 2, 2006 - 12:01 PM
The FAA has conducted a review of accidents involving commercial emergency medical services (EMS) helicopters between January 1998 and December last year.
Sep 29, 2006 - 10:25 AM
Commercial pilots are at a higher risk than the general public of developing cataracts because of exposure to cosmic rays while aloft, a study concluded.
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:08 PM
Repair stations would be required to establish a quality-rating program under a notice of proposed rulemaking the FAA expects to publish next month.
Sep 26, 2006 - 5:59 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has appointed Lufthansa A.E.R.O.
Sep 26, 2006 - 4:51 AM
Canadian Helicopters plans to buy the Max-Viz EVS-1000 enhanced-vision system for some of its onshore helicopter operations.
Sep 26, 2006 - 4:38 AM
A UK CAA study says the risk of a helicopter capsizing during a controlled ditching is “considerably higher” than it should be.
Sep 25, 2006 - 7:47 AM
The FAA recently amended Part 121 regulations governing drug and alcohol testing to clarify that “each person who performs a safety-sensitive function for
Sep 25, 2006 - 6:40 AM
At a public hearing last month, the NTSB singled out allegedly less safe Part 91 operations in a special study on helicopter and fixed-wing EMS accidents.