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January 15, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: RCAF to test rapid rescue response times
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U.S. accident rate lowest in three decades: IHST

A year ago, safety experts at the United States Helicopter Safety Team declared that 2014 would be a pivotal year as the helicopter community worked to stem a discouraging increase in fatal and non-fatal accidents. A renewed safety education and communication effort succeeded in reversing the trend as U.S. helicopter accidents totalled 130 during 2014, the lowest total since the early 1980s. >> Read full article

Plunging oil prices could stop blades from turning

Tumbling oil prices are starting to ripple through the helicopter industry, which depends on oil companies that shuttle their crews to offshore sites for a big chuck of its business. >> Read full article

Southwind Helicopters gets new AS350 B2

Southwind Helicopters has added a new AS350 B2 to its fleet. The aircraft was delivered from Airbus Helicopters Fort Erie, Ont. facility. >> Read full article

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RCAF to test rapid rescue response times

The Royal Canadian AIr Force (RCAF) is planning to test an expanded, more flexible response time for search and rescue (SAR) along the East Coast in the coming year, even as long-delayed plans for new aircraft remain in a holding pattern.

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 Event Calendar 

Unmanned Rotocraft Systems

January 20-22, 2015
Location: Scottsdale, Az. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

February 7, 2015
Location: Hamilton, Ont. >> More Info

Southwest Regional Safety Seminar

February 9-11
Location:Huntsville, Alta. >> More Info

Careers in Aviation Expo

February 21, 2015
Location: Ottawa, Ont. >> More Info

HAI Heli-Expo

March 2-5, 2015
Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla. >> More Info