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The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) announced today the expansion of its Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) suite of documents aimed at managing aviation risk for contracted aircraft operations. The Basic Aviation Risk Standard for Offshore Helicopter Operations (BARS OHO) continues the theme of presenting a standard in a risk-based format using applicable threats and controls…. Read more »
The Flight Safety Foundation announced today that Jon Beatty, former President and CEO of International Aero Engines, has been named as its new President and CEO. Mr. Beatty comes to the Foundation after a distinguished career as an aviation executive. Along with his recent experience with International Aero Engines, he spent time in several executive… Read more »
The NTSB has cited the pilot’s decision to fly into instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) as the probable cause of two fatal crashes in late 2009 and early 2010 of emergency medical services (EMS) helicopters. see full story
Flight Safety Foundation, 14-Jun-13
Administrator Randy Babbitt of the Federal Aviation Administration and Vice Chairman Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board will be featured speakers at the International Helicopter Safety Symposium taking place in Fort Worth, TX, on Nov. 8-9. Â The theme of the fifth annual symposium for the worldwide helicopter industry will beÂ Human Factors: our Collective… Read more »
Flight Safety Foundation announced today the creation of the Australian Helicopter Advisory Group – a subsidiary of Foundationâ€™s Australian Advisory Board and its mission is to pursue the continuous improvement of helicopter safety and the prevention of accidents.
Flight Safety Foundation, 21-Apr-09