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The existence of lightweight and lower cost options make this more feasible now than in the past.
All three crewmembers aboard the helicopter were killed.
Levels of risk during an approach vary depending on the pilot, approach, and environment.
Speaking at an NTSB roundtable, aerobatic champ Patty Wagstaff stressed that a person does not to be a professional pilot to be professional.
Pilots, maintainers, and managers discussed currents trends and challenges in helicopter safety.
Directive prompted “by reports of unannunciated asymmetric braking during ground operations and landing deceleration.”
The crew failed to remove landing gear safety pins before takeoff and then decided to remove them on a taxiway after returning to the departure airport.
MedAire is actively recommending emotional support for crew and increasing security services on new aircraft.
For pilots, being “hung over” is considered to be under the influence of alcohol, since human performance can be deteriorated.
Caravan crash revealed outdated training that did not address specific risks the pilots faced in Alaska's mountainous terrain, NTSB said.