Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Las Vegas at 13 different workshops in a wide variety of topics.
The USHST promotes safety and works to reduce accidents through a government and industry cooperative effort that has resulted in a decrease in U.S. civil helicopter accidents since the organization’s inception in 2013. During that same time period, fatal accidents also have decreased.
With a renewed focus on developing safety enhancements to reduce the number of fatal accidents, the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) has restructured its front line work groups.
WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org) is offering a supportive voice to recent changes made by the Federal Aviation Administration in its Practical Test Standards (PTS) for helicopter instructors.
WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org) will focus major attention during the next four years on reducing fatal accidents within the U.S. civil helicopter community.
Do you fly to a Dolly?
If you use a Dolly regularly or only every now and then, this Training Safety Bulletin is for you. Here you will find a revision of procedures and safety tips to ensure you complete your operation in the safest manner. Let’s get started.
WASHINGTON, DC – A picture can be worth a thousand words, but pictures and audio and information directly from safety experts can be worth thousands of safe helicopter flights. The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) this week debuts Reel Safety, a new series of slide presentations that combine audio, photos and video with essential information aimed at enhancing helicopter safety. The initial Reel Safety topics include:
FORT WORTH, TX – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org), has gathered U.S. civil helicopter accident data for the 10-year period of 2004 to 2013 in order to determine year-to-year and month-to-month trends.
As expected, when warmer weather arrives during the spring and summer months, helicopter operations and missions increase and the number of accidents rise. For the 10-year period between 2004 and 2013, listed here are the average number of total accidents and fatal accidents occurring each month: