Airbus Helicopters Canada seeking safety leaders
Airbus Helicopters Canada is now accepting nominations for its 2017 Innovation in Safety Award.
As in previous years, the winner(s) of the Innovation in Safety Award will be selected by a committee of industry professionals. The award ceremony will take place during the Helicopter Association of Canada’s annual conference, November 9-11 in Ottawa. The award recipient(s) will receive a cash prize of $10,000 in addition to recognition from the industry.
“Airbus Helicopters is proud to demonstrate our commitment to supporting and fostering a culture of aviation safety,” said Romain Trapp, president, Airbus Helicopters Canada. “With this award, Airbus Helicopters honours individuals and/or organizations across Canada who are carrying out their commitment to safety, with the introduction of processes and procedures that are both proactive and preventative.”
The Innovation in Safety Award was established as a point of reference to measure the advancements and accomplishments of organizations and individuals working to uphold Canadian helicopter safe flying practices, while employing an exceptional or ground-breaking approach. This award is a testimony to the high degree of professionalism and innovation found in today’s Canadian rotor wing operations.
The Innovation in Safety Award will be presented to the nominee whose exceptional or ground breaking approach has demonstrated an impact on the overall goal of safe flying procedures, as recognized through the analysis of skill development, training and any additional resources, while sustaining helicopter safe flying practices.
To be eligible, nominees must:
• Be a Canadian-owned organization, group, company, agency or individual resident of Canada.
• Have a lifelong career in helicopter flying and training, minimum 25 to 30 years, without any accidents. Professionalism and safe flying experience demonstrates a remarkable example for future helicopter pilots.
• Demonstrate a commitment and exceptional dedication to Canadian rotor wing operational safety over an extended period of time (three years or longer).
• Have successfully completed a program or research project that has had a significant impact on safety in the Canadian rotor wing industry.
• Show an outstanding act, effort, contribution or service to safety in the Canadian rotor wing industry.
Deadline for submission is October 6, 2017
Uber updates flying taxi initiatives at ElevateA range of news about the flying taxis program of…
ATAC and HAC ask for sector by sector air transport regulationsThe Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) and the Helicopter…
Helijet and BCEHS begin air ambulance patient transports using night vision technologyRichmond-based Helijet International Inc. and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS),…
Embraer X unveils first eVTOL conceptEmbraer X, an Embraer organization dedicated to developing disruptive businesses,…
May 30, 2018
CBAA 2018 Convention & Exhibition
June 12-14, 2018
ALEA Expo 2018
July 9-14, 2018
2018 International Air Show Farnborough
July 16-22, 2018
2018 Canadian International Air Show
September 1-3, 2018
2018 CHC Safety & Quality Summit
October 2-4, 2018