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Nov
09
2022

USHST Searching for Next Industry Co-Chair

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Alexandria, Va. (9 November 2022) – The USHST is looking for a volunteer industry co-chair to steer ongoing work to reduce and ultimately eliminate fatal US civil helicopter accidents. Joining efforts with a government co-chair, a 12-member steering committee, 18 work group leaders, and over 100 team volunteers, the future co-chair will have plenty of support.

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Tags: USHST
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
09
2022

Metro Aviation partners with Outerlink Global Solutions to provide another tool to address causes of fatal aviation accidents

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09 MAR 2022 – Dallas, TX – According to the US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) and Inadvertent flight into Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC) were two of the top three leading causes of all fatal rotorcraft accidents from 2014 to 2018.  Metro Aviation and Outerlink Global Solutions, with the introduction of a first-of-its-kind onboard weather sensor system, aim to change these statistics.

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Tags: Heli Expo Metro Aviation USHST
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
14
2021

“56 Seconds to Live” Safety Course Wins AIN 2021 Top Flight Award

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​WASHINGTON DC – Highlighting a collaborative effort between the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST), Helicopter Association International (HAI) and the Vertical Aviation Safety Team (VAST), Aviation International News has awarded the “56 Seconds to Live” safety course with a 2021 Top Flight Award.

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Tags: 56 seconds to live HAI USHST VAST
Categories: Press Releases


Nov
15
2021

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team Names FAA’s Karen Gattis as Government Co-Chair

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WASHINGTON DC – The United States Helicopter Safety Team has named Karen Gattis, FAA Flight Standards Acting Deputy Director for General Aviation Safety Assurance, as its new government co-chairman. As a regional partner with the worldwide Vertical Aviation Safety Team, the USHST was formed in 2013 to lead a government and industry cooperative effort to promote safety and work to reduce civil helicopter fatal accidents.

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Tags: Karen Gattis USHST
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