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Apr
19
2017

USHST Finalizes Reorganization of Safety Work Groups

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With a renewed focus on developing safety enhancements to reduce the number of fatal accidents, the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) has restructured its front line work groups.

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Feb
09
2017

U.S. Helicopter Accident Rate Continues Downward Trend During 2016

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WASHINGTON DC – Accident rates for the U.S. civil helicopter industry were pushed downward as safety lifted upward during 2016. Preliminary data shows that the 2016 accident rate was 3.19 per 100,000 flight hours, compared to an accident rate in 2015 of 3.67.

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Jan
31
2017

USHST Safety Experts Will Offer 17 Workshops at Heli-Expo 2017

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Members of the United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be providing their safety advice for Heli-Expo participants in Dallas at 17 different workshops - - the highest number of presentations its members have ever provided at Heli-Expo.

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Jan
26
2017

Aviation Safety Experts Will Gather for 2nd Helicopter Infrastructure Summit

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WASHINGTON, DC – More than 50 aviation safety leaders from industry and government will gather Feb. 16-17 in Washington DC for the 2017 USHST Infrastructure Summit. The conference, which was initially launched last year, focuses on discussions about the future of helicopter infrastructure within the realm of the low altitude environment of the National Airspace System.

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Sep
26
2016

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team to Participate in FAA Rotorcraft Conference

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WASHINGTON DC – Safety experts from the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) will be participating on Oct. 25-27 in the Federal Aviation Administration’s International Rotorcraft Safety Conference in Fort Worth, TX. The free conference (www.faahelisafety.org) gathers together rotorcraft pilots, mechanics, small company owners, industry executives, helicopter operators, students and government regulators from the United States and abroad.

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Sep
12
2016

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Completes New Analysis on Fatal Accidents

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WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org) has completed a comprehensive analysis of U.S. fatal accidents that occurred from 2009 to 2013. The data will be used to develop specific intervention recommendations to support further accident reductions.

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Sep
06
2016

U.S. Helicopter Accident Rate Remains Low for First Half of 2016

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WASHINGTON DC – Accident rates for the U.S. civil helicopter industry lowered even as the temperature rose during the first half of 2016. As spring turned into summer across the country, the total accident rate from January through June was 3.28 per 100,000 flight hours, compared to an accident rate in 2015 of 3.73.

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Jun
02
2016

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Supports FAA Revisions to Autorotation Testing

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WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.ushst.org) is offering a supportive voice to recent changes made by the Federal Aviation Administration in its Practical Test Standards (PTS) for helicopter instructors. (https://www.faa.gov/training_testing/testing/test_standards/media/FAA-S-8081-7B.pdf)

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Feb
26
2016

Fifty Aviation Safety Experts Gather for Helicopter Infrastructure Summit

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Washington, DC – More than 50 aviation safety leaders from industry and government came together earlier this month at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research offices in Washington DC to discuss the future of helicopter infrastructure within the realm of the low altitude environment of the National Airspace System.

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Feb
19
2015

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Debuts “Reel Safety”

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WASHINGTON, DC – A picture can be worth a thousand words, but pictures and audio and information directly from safety experts can be worth thousands of safe helicopter flights. The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) this week debuts Reel Safety, a new series of slide presentations that combine audio, photos and video with essential information aimed at enhancing helicopter safety. The initial Reel Safety topics include: Emergency Decision Making Controlled Flight Into Terrain Inadvertent Entry Into Cloud or Fog How to Train to Survive a Real Autorotation Energy in Autorotations Setting the Right Example

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Sep
09
2014

USHST: US Rotor Industry Has Strong 2014 Start

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The US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) this week reported some promising safety numbers to start 2014. During the first seven months of the year, the accident rate for the US civilian helicopter fleet

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Aug
12
2014

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Calls for More Experts to Join the Effort

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WASHINGTON D.C. – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (www.USHST.org) is calling for more helicopter safety experts to join their productive efforts to reduce accidents and fatalities in the

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Feb
18
2014

USHST Launches Mobile App Aimed at Helicopter Accident Prevention

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WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), has developed a free mobile app for iPads, iPhones, and Android phones that will provide helicopter pilots and operators with expert safety information at their fingertips at any time. The app, which will be available for download at Heli-Expo 2014, is the USHST’s first step in its “I Fly Safe” initiative aimed at improving safety education and reducing accidents. The USHST is a sub-group of the International Helicopter Safety Team which leads a worldwide government and industry cooperative effort to address factors that are affecting an unacceptable helicopter accident rate.

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