Articles in Category: Events

Helicopter Accident Statistics

Posted Friday, December 13, 2013 Posted in Blog, Industry News, Events

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) named 2012 the safest year

Excerpt from: Enhancing Pilot Situation Awareness for Increased Safety
Avionics Intelligence Executive Briefing, Courtney E. Howard.

“The International Air Transport Association (IATA) named 2012 the safest year
in recent aviation history for fixed-wing commercial aviation; however, helicopter safety is still a paramount concern,” admits Trish Ververs, engineer fellow with Honeywell’s Advanced Technology Group in Baltimore, Md. Her concerns are well founded.

Tapping Technology to Increase a Pilot's Awareness

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Posted in Blog, Industry News, Events

CFIT remains the leading cause of aviation accidents worldwide...

Excerpt from: Enhancing Pilot Situation Awareness for Increased Safety
Avionics Intelligence Executive Briefing, Courtney E. Howard.

CFIT remains the leading cause of aviation accidents worldwide, according to a representative at FlightSafety International in Flushing, N.Y. Yet, new developments in aircraft technology can increase a pilot’s awareness of terrain.