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11 December 2017

News

HeliOffshore and Honeywell Successfully Demonstrate HTAWS Safety Capability

Efforts to advance the development and implementation of enhanced Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) took a step forward last month with the completion of simulator trials of Honeywell’s EGPWS MKXXII HTAWS solution. Effective collision avoidance is fundamental to helicopter safety, and a collaborative project involving multiple stakeholders is working to give pilots earlier…

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8 December 2017

News

Input on Compressor Events Needed For CAP437 Helideck Guidance

Safety management and training company Thought Process Ltd is developing a programme to raise awareness of CAP437 standards for helicopter landing areas. The programme is intended to give offshore helicopter operations personnel a sound understanding of the design criteria for helidecks, as well as associated offshore environmental factors and helicopter performance. The HeliOffshore member company…

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28 November 2017

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New IOGP Report Details 2013-2016 Safety Performance Indicators

The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers has published a new report on Safety Performance Indicators for aviation support of upstream and downstream operations during the period 2013-2016. The report, which was published on 27 November, is based on input from 24 IOGP member companies and is the first of its kind as part…

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1 November 2017

All Member Calls, News

HeliOffshore “All Member” calls – recordings now available

On 31 October 2017, we hosted two ‘All Member’ conference calls to update members around the world about the association’s progress. Presentations included an update from the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP), and other topics included updates on the Operational Effectiveness, Safety Enablers, System Reliability and Resilience and the Survivability workstreams. Each…

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1 November 2017

News

Please note HeliOffshore’s new office address and contact details

HeliOffshore, the global safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry, has moved to a new office. Effective 1st November, our new address is as follows: 7 Henrietta Street, London WC2E 8PS, United Kingdom. Our new telephone number is: +44 (0) 203 727 7892. Please update your records accordingly. You can contact individual members of the HeliOffshore…

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24 October 2017

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HeliOffshore Operations Director explains benefits of safety intelligence data sharing in video

Safety intelligence data sharing is a big part of HeliOffshore’s mission to enhance the safety of offshore helicopter operations. It is set to play an even bigger part, as operations director Francois Lassale explained in a new video interview with FINN: http://tinyurl.com/yaah7mb2 To find out more about HeliOffshore’s commitment to developing and implementing safety intelligence data…

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20 October 2017

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HeliOffshore updates HUMS Best Practice Guidelines with new annexes

HeliOffshore has published an updated version of its Best Practice Guidelines for Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS). The latest version includes two new annexes developed by the association’s HUMS working group, which consists of representatives from operators, OEMs and other industry experts. A subgroup under the leadership of Jason Alamond, HUMS program manager with…

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16 October 2017

News

In Good Times and Bad Safety Comes First, Says Bristow CEO Jonathan Baliff

Tough trading conditions do not directly correlate to decreasing safety standards, and the offshore transportation industry can and must maintain its pursuit of continuous safety improvement during periods of depressed demand. These were the key messages delivered by Bristow Group CEO Jonathan Baliff in a presentation this month’s Helitech show in London. Mr Baliff, who…

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