News: Blogs

7 September 2017

Blogs

How analysis of reliability data guards against high-risk maintenance events

By Scott Carmichael, Interim System Reliability & Resilience Project Manager   The System Reliability and Resilience workstream is one of the pillars on which the HeliOffshore Safety Strategy is built. The workstream is tasked with better understanding and improving safety from the perspective of the human and machine interaction, as well as the resilience of…

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22 May 2017

Blogs

Global Collaboration, Frontline Results – Deepening our Delivery

By Gretchen Haskins, CEO HeliOffshore I wanted to write to give you all an update on our recent HeliOffshore Conference and AGM. It was wonderful for me to see over 180 of the most senior and influential stakeholders in the offshore helicopter industry, working together over the weekend to forward our joint commitment to safety….

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9 January 2017

Blogs

Guest Blog: Capt. Tim Rolfe, Director of Aviation Safety, Bristow Group

Safe flight happens thanks to a system that involves humans, technology, and the operating environment. The safety record of offshore helicopter operations has improved dramatically over the last 20 years – and during that time the introduction of increasingly sophisticated cockpit automation has, undoubtedly, been a major factor in that improvement. While automation has solved…

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19 December 2016

Blogs

Significant Progress Thanks to Dedication of our Members

It is the time of year for reflection … so for my last blog in 2016, I’m looking back at what has been achieved this year and looking ahead to the great opportunity we have, together, to continuing making a difference to safety at the frontline. Our global collaboration achieved significant progress in 2016 thanks…

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18 November 2016

Blogs

Flight Safety Foundation and IASS2016

Over the past week, I have had the pleasure of spending time with, learning from, and presenting to, some of the wider aviation industry’s foremost experts in safety. In Dubai, I participated in the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) Board meeting and the Foundation’s 69th annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS). The FSF has much in…

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31 August 2016

Blogs

Effective Use of Automation

The global aviation industry is testament to what can be achieved when you combine humans and machines successfully. In the past 20 years, advanced cockpit automation has allowed aviators to go further and do more. In the offshore helicopter industry, with automation we are able to serve the most remote oil and gas locations; often…

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21 April 2016

Blogs

Keeping Our Members Informed & Involved

I want our members to always feel informed about progress and to have multiple opportunities and vehicles to contribute to – and benefit from – our global collaboration for safety. This week, we published the fourth issue of the HeliOffshore Update, which is available here. Our next Quarterly All Member calls are scheduled for 26…

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22 March 2016

Blogs

Launch of InfoShare

I’m delighted about the extent to which our members are sharing safety information with each other. It is wonderful to see that this is now happening between competitors and around the world; so that we can use our combined resources to improve safety. People have embraced HeliOffshore’s Information Exchange and are using it to share events…

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