News

16 October 2018

News

Operators and OEMs Cooperate in Human Hazard Analysis Workshop Focused on AW139 Maintenance

HeliOffshore recently held the second in a series of Human Hazard Analysis (HHA) workshops intended to discover and devise ways to make the maintenance of helicopters safer by improving processes and the design of components. The workshop, which was held near Milan in Italy from 2-4th October, focused on Leonardo Helicopters’ AW139 aircraft. It brought together…

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9 October 2018

Blogs

HeliOffshore’s System Reliability & Resilience Workstream is Driving a Cultural Change in How We See the Safety and Resilience of the Human-Machine System

by Scott Carmichael If there is a single concept that drives and inspires the work of HeliOffshore’s Safety Reliability & Resilience (SR&R) Workstream it is the firm conviction that we need to treat the machine and the human being as one safety system. By taking this holistic approach to enhancing the safety of offshore helicopter…

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3 October 2018

Press Releases

The Offshore Helicopter Industry’s Safety Intelligence Programme is Driving Life-Saving Action

The new HeliOffshore Safety Intelligence Programme (HSIP) is giving the offshore helicopter industry a clear picture of its safety performance, delivering a growing volume of frontline data that supports all aspects of HeliOffshore’s collaborative work to avoid accidents. Data is already being submitted by operators accounting for more than 80% of aircraft in the combined…

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3 October 2018

News

CHC Helicopter Implements Real-Time Data Gathering for AW139 Fleet

CHC Helicopter has begun using a new real-time data gathering system for its fleet of AW139 helicopters. The system, which has been developed in collaboration with aircraft manufacturer Leonardo and data solutions specialist SKYTRAC, allows the operator monitor more than 500 Heliwise Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS) indicators.  The system alerts ground crew any…

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28 August 2018

Blogs

CAST’s Approach to Air Transport Safety Reminds Us That By Pulling Together We Will Save More Lives

by Gretchen Haskins, CEO HeliOffshore Ltd This month I was delighted to be invited to participate as an observer at a meeting of the U.S. Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST). The gathering in Seattle was a very welcome opportunity to reconnect with a group of aviation safety professionals whose collaborative work continues to be a…

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14 August 2018

Blogs

HeliOffshore Safety Intelligence Programme Delivers the Data We Need to Make the Frontline Safer

by Dr Matthew Greaves, Programme Manager, HeliOffshore   The new HeliOffshore Safety Intelligence Programme (HSIP) is already delivering significant volumes of operational data from frontline offshore helicopter operations around the world. As the scope of the programme is expanded, it has the potential to generate a wide range of data that supports and validates multiple…

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7 August 2018

News

New HeliOffshore Work Groups Focus on Wind Farms, Helidecks and Search and Rescue

HeliOffshore has formed three new work groups to focus the implementation of its safety strategy with regard to helidecks, search and rescue (SAR) operations and wind farm support. The new groups are being led by experts from multiple HeliOffshore member companies and are working collaboratively through dedicated channels in the HeliOffshore Space portal. Windfarms The…

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3 August 2018

News

Australia Prepares to Introduce New Regulations For Rotorcraft Air Transport Operations

Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) is preparing to introduce significant revisions to regulations covering rotorcraft air transport operations, with the introduction of the new Part 119, Part 133 and MOS 133 publications. HeliOffshore’s global membership includes operators who are active in Australia. The agency is currently conducting a consultation process with stakeholders on these…

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