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IHST releases new helicopter safety bulletins

Sept. 17, 2014, Washington, D.C. - The International Helicopter Safety Team ( www.IHST.org ), in coope ration with safety experts from throughout the civil helicopter industry, has released t wo new safety bulletins aimed at enhancing helicopter operations and reducing accidents.


The
IHST family of
safety
bulletins
provides
important information
for helic
opter pilots, operators, and
instructors as they prepare for flight.
The
newest
safety bulletin
topics
focus on risk assessment and
professionalism.

  •  A Flight/Ground Risk Assessment Tool (FRAT/GRAT)
  •  Setting the Right Example: Flying Safely Even When No
    One is Watching

The IHST now offers a total of
1
9
safety
bulletins
that individual pilots and instructors, and operators with
small fleets can use to improve safety awareness and reinforce good safety habits
.
Each
two

page
safety
bulletin
deliver
s a wealth of concise information that helicopter operators will be able to use for general
reference and as a training tool.

The
documents are
accessible within the “Resources” section of the IHST website
(http://www.ihst.org/Default.aspx?tabid=3089&language=en-US)
and are organized within the
safety
topics of
:

  • Visibility,
  • Loss of Control,
  • Controlled Flight into Terrain,
  • Autorotations,
  • Training, 
  • Safety Management, and
  • Professionalism.


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