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16 April 2019

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Era Group’s Safety Culture Wins NOIA Safety in Seas Award

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) last week presented Era Group Inc. with the 2019 NOIA Safety in Seas Culture of Safety Award during its annual meeting in Washington, DC. The award recognised Era for introducing a robust safety culture that is credited with achieving a drop, over the past five years, in the company’s…

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27 March 2019

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New Bristow President and CEO Don Miller Joins the HeliOffshore Board of Directors

At their meeting on 7th March, HeliOffshore directors officially welcomed Don Miller to the board, following his recent appointment as the new President and CEO of the Bristow Group. As one of the founding members of HeliOffshore, Bristow has always made a very strong contribution to the global association’s collaborative work to further enhance the…

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26 March 2019

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New HeliOffshore Video Makes the Safety Case for Implementing Flight Crew Operating Manuals

Effective flight path management is a critical element in achieving safe offshore helicopter operations. The automation technology in modern aircraft can positively contribute to this, and especially when flight crew have a complete understanding of how designers intended for these complex systems to be used. This is where the implementation of Flight Crew Operating Manuals…

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5 March 2019

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Milestone Aviation’s HAI HeliExpo Event Boosts HeliOffshore’s Mission With $50,000 Sponsorship for Key Safety Programmes

HeliOffshore’s highly collaborative approach to enhancing the safety of offshore helicopter operations received a significant boost with a total of $50,000 in sponsorship raised at Milestone Aviation’s annual Poker Invitational tournament. The event, held on 5th March at HAI’s 2019 HeliExpo show in Atlanta, was the sixth annual no-stakes poker tournament hosted by Milestone.  Milestone…

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4 March 2019

Press Releases

Upgrades to Helicopter Terrain Avoidance and Warning Systems Make Offshore Operations Safer by Improving Collision Avoidance with Earlier Warnings for Pilots

The safety of offshore helicopter operations is set to benefit from the implementation of enhancements to Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS). As a result of HeliOffshore’s collaborative efforts involving aircraft manufacturers, operators and regulators, plans have been formulated to implement upgrades that have been demonstrated to give pilots between 6 and 30 seconds…

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4 March 2019

Press Releases

HeliOffshore Data Shows How Addressing the Main Causal Factors of Return to Base Events  Will Further Strengthen the Reliability and Resilience of Offshore Helicopter Operations 

Collaborative work involving HeliOffshore member companies has achieved a breakthrough in identifying the most effective way to implement solutions for the main causal factors of Return to Base (RTB) events. Driven by analysis of frontline data, the work to resolve the underlying causes of RTBs will strengthen the reliability and resilience of offshore helicopter operations—boosting…

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17 January 2019

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New CAP 1747 Report Identifies Optimum Strategy for Flight Crew HTAWS Alerts

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has published its CAP 1747 report on research into the optimum means of alerting helicopter flight crews to alerts for Class A Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS). The report’s findings will provide input for the EUROCAE WG110 working group as part of the aviation standards organisation’s efforts to…

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16 January 2019

Press Releases

HeliOffshore Appoints François Lassale to New Chief Operating Officer Position

HeliOffshore has appointed its operations director François Lassale to the new position of chief operating officer (COO). The change in management structure takes account of the rapid growth of the safety-focused association’s global membership and activities in the four years since it was formed in October 2014.  In his new role, Mr Lassale will be…

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