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IHST Sees Gradual Downward Trend in Worldwide Helicopter Accidents
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 (880 reads)General

The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has gathered civil helicopter accident information from worldwide sources and is seeing a hopeful trend of improved safety.  The IHST, which promotes safety and works to reduce accidents, was formed in 2005 to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to address factors that were affecting an unacceptable helicopter accident rate. 



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IHST Safety Experts Will Offer 11 Workshops and Seminars at HAI HELI-EXPO 2014
Monday, January 27, 2014 (795 reads)General

Members of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) will be providing their safety advice in Anaheim next month at 11 different workshops and seminars for HELI-EXPO participants.

The IHST promotes safety and works to reduce accidents.  The organization was formed in 2005 to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to address factors that were affecting an unacceptable helicopter accident rate.  Prior to 2006, the number of worldwide civil helicopter accidents was rising at a rate of 2.5 percent per year.  Since 2006, the number of accidents worldwide has been decreasing by an annual rate of 2 percent.



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IHST Releases Two New Helicopter Safety Bulletins
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 (2863 reads)General

WASHINGTON DC – The International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST), in cooperation with safety experts from throughout the civil helicopter industry, has developed new safety leaflets focused on controlled flight into terrain and defensive helicopter flying.  The IHST now offers a total of 19 safety bulletins and leaflets aimed at enhancing helicopter operations and reducing accidents.

 



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IHST to Hold Safety Workshops at Europe’s HeliTech Event
Monday, July 01, 2013 (2463 reads)General


Members of the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) will lead a number of safety workshops at the premier helicopter industry event in Europe, the HeliTech International Expo and Conference.  The HeliTech Expo, which takes place Sept. 24-26 in London, attracts nearly 4,000 participants within the rotorcraft industry from 60 countries.



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IHST Presentations from HeliExpo Are Now Available Online
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 (3384 reads)General

All of the slide presentations from the workshops offered by the IHST at HeliExpo 2013 are now available at www.IHST.org.  Topics include:

  • Implementing SMS for the Smaller Operator
  • SMS and Decision Making
  • Safety Management Through Flight Data Monitoring
  • HUMS 101
  • Breaking the Accident Chain with HTAWS
  • And others . . .


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