“U.S. accident statistics reveal that a helicopter pilot who unintentionally continues VFR flight into IMC will very likely lose control of their aircraft and be dead within a median of 56 seconds. We must join industry stakeholders to do everything we can to reverse this alarming and unacceptable trend.”

Nick Mayhew, industry co-chair, US Helicopter Safety Team

Unintended Flight in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (UIMC) Safety Initiative

Don’t let this happen to you! Review the links below to learn how you can prevent continued VFR flight into IMC.  The videos and other resources below include techniques on how to recognize, avoid, and recover from UIMC situations.