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International Helicopter Safety Team Announces Stronger Focus On GA Pilot Community and on Extended Global Outreach
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (8293 reads)General

Number of Accidents Down 30 Percent, Renewed Effort Needed to Accomplish 10-Year Mission.

FORT WORTH – More than 200 professionals from helicopter companies, associations, and government agencies in 21 countries gathered in Fort Worth, Texas, last week for the fifth annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium.  They left the Lone Star State with a renewed optimism about safety successes, along with a recognition that much more work needs to be accomplished in order to reach the helicopter community’s 2016 safety
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Aviation Experts Added to Speak at the Fifth Annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium
Thursday, October 20, 2011 (8708 reads)Meetings

Aviation experts from the U.S. Navy and the Federal Aviation Administration will be highlighted speakers at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9. The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will be Human Factors: our Collective Challenge – Our Individual Responsibility.



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FAA Administrator, NTSB Vice Chairman are Among the Featured Speakers at the Fifth Annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 (8170 reads)Meetings

Administrator Randy Babbitt of the Federal Aviation Administration and Vice Chairman Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board will be featured speakers at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9.  The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will be Human Factors: our Collective Challenge – Our Individual Responsibility.

 



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Interactive Flight Data Monitoring Tool defines FDM events based on available recorder parameters
Thursday, September 29, 2011 (9203 reads)General

In February 2010, the IHST Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) Working Group began a project to provide guidance to the industry to develop a base set of HFDM events.

Research found that HFDM event sets – a collection of programmed events used to detect unsafe practices in flight operations –were readily available for fixed-wing aircraft. However, there was a lack of similar guidance for rotorcraft operators.



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Six Different Panels of Aviation Experts Will Share Their Views During the Fifth Annual International Helicopter Safety Symposium
Thursday, September 29, 2011 (8169 reads)Meetings

Aviation experts from around the world will gather at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9.  The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will be Human Factors: our Collective Challenge – Our Individual Responsibility



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