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They Object to Us, Until They Need Us

Posted by jhadmin

By Matt Zuccaro - Over the 40-plus years that I have been in the helicopter industry, I—like many of you—have experienced the expression of negative comments from the public, elected officials and press regarding helicopter operations. A good part of my day at HAI involves my response to such comments. These thoughts are not limited to any particular helicopter activity or geographic area. Operations such as air tours, corporate flights, photography, ENG, and training are all targets. Not even EMS, firefighting or law enforcement are spared. [Read More...]

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Categories: categoryOpinion-Editorial


Here's Your Sign!

Posted by jhadmin

By Rex Alexander - Warning and caution signs that every heliport should have to enhance safety and reduce liability. Ever since the first helicopter landed and took off from a heliport, we as an industry have worked hard to make the heliport environment as safe as possible. Whether it is obstruction lighting to illuminate surrounding hazards, a safety net surrounding an elevated heliport, or a windsock to indicate the wind direction, many organizations have done everything feasible to insure safety at their heliports. [Read More...]

Tags: Helicopter heliport safety signs warning
Categories: categorySafety

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