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IHST Newsletter - October 2008
Wednesday, October 08, 2008 (11772 reads)General

The October 2008 IHST Newsletter contains articles on:

Update on our new committee co-chair, international outreach activity, and involving the insurance industry. By Mark Liptak

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IHST Newsletter - July 2008
Wednesday, October 08, 2008 (5636 reads)General

The July 2008 IHST Happenings contains news from the Exeucitve Committee, updates from the Brazil and European Regions, a report on the Helicopter Safety Web Sight and an article by Marieke van Hijum on Occurance Categories for Helicopters. Also included is a Regional Process Tracking Chart and an IHST Organization Chart.

July 2008 IHST Happenings

IHST News Letter- June 2008
Tuesday, October 07, 2008 (12244 reads)Regional News

EHEST brings together helicopter manufacturers, operators, regulators, helicopter and pilots associations, research organisations, accident investigators and military operators from across Europe. Participants come from organisations including the following: EASA, EHA, UK CAA, EHAC, UK MoD DASC, QinetiQ, RAeS, Agusta Westland, Eurocopter, UK AAIB, Irish AAIB, BFU Germany, Bristow Group, CAA Norway, Shell Aircraft Ltd/IHST, NLR, EHOC, FOCA, FAA/US JHSAT, ENAC Italy, AIB Hungary, and Air Glacier (CH). EHEST addresses the broad spectrum of helicopter operations across Europe; from commercial air transport to general aviation and flight training activities. EHEST brings together around 130 participants, from which 70 are actively involved in EHSAT.

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IHST Newsletter - May 2008
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 (5679 reads)General

Click here for the first IHST newsletter.  Its one of the measures we're
taking to improve the level of communication and program awareness on this
initiative.  It offers a sampling of the important regional, program and
outreach issues we're currently working.  Please feel free to offer
suggestions on how we can improve this newsletter.  We will give all
suggestions consideration.  The plan is to issue a newsletter every other
month.  I'll be soliciting input from many of you for future issues.  If
anyone would like to volunteer for an article in the next issue, please let
us know.

DoD Releases Helicopter Accident Data
Monday, May 12, 2008 (15131 reads)General

Non-Combat Military Helicopter Accidents 1985-2005: Causation and Mitigation Recommendations

Follow this link to view four presentations addressing non-combat military helicopter mishaps during the period 1985-2005. This is believed to be the first time this information has been released by the Department of Defense and the applicable service branch safety centers for public use. The presentations cover class A, B and C helicopter mishaps within the US Air Force, the US Army (one presentation covers mishaps in which human factors played a leading role; the other describes non-human factor mishaps); and the US Navy/US Marine Corps. The presentations are the work product of Colonel Peter Mapes, USAF, and the respective authors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the DoD, the safety centers or the four service branches. The presentations will be reviewed and validated, to the extent possible, by the International Helicopter Safety Team, whose charter is to reduce the world accident rate, both civil accidents and non-combat military mishaps, by 80 percent by 2016.

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