The FAA released a Fact Sheet that lists several NTSB recommendations, followed with the FAA’s considerations and actions being taken. Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is one of the recommendations for how to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations. “The crash-resistant flight recorder system should record cockpit audio and images with a view … Read More
The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements outlines the critical changes that are needed to reduce transportation accidents, injuries, and fatalities. Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) is one of the recommendations for how to improve the safety of Part 135 aircraft flight operations: Part 135 operators must implement safety management … Read More
This week Enstrom Helicopter Corporation announced the certification of the Appareo Vision 1000 for their Enstrom 480B turbine helicopter.
Adding further credibility to the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST’s) recommendation for flight data monitoring (FDM) programs as one of the key safety recommendations to enhance safety in the helicopter industry, the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) has included FDM in its recommendation list for enhancing safety in the helicopter industry. In the IHST’s third-annual … Read More
The U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) has determined that further development and wider usage of flight data monitoring (FDM) equipment across the helicopter industry will save lives. When referring to the installment and usage of FDM equipment, the USHST states: Helicopter flight data monitoring devices, including audio/video recording devices, offer the ability to collect data on … Read More
Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) was one of the measurable actions identified by the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) in their list of safety enhancements aimed at reducing fatalities. View the full report, or the section specific to FDM. USHST described their intent to implement the use of FDM: Action: Promote the installation and use of … Read More
We are proud to be sponsoring the Appareo Pilot of the Year Award again in 2018, which is a part of the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Salute to Excellence Awards. This prestigious award recognizes an active pilot who has demonstrated an exceptional act (or acts) of professionalism. We were honored to recognize two pilots for the … Read More