Design & Certification

Design Organisations / DOAs, Part 21, EMAR-21, DAOS, Aircraft Design, Aeronautical Engineering

Airworthiness Directive after Two Fatal Bell 430 Accidents: Main Rotor – Pitch Link Clevis Fractures Angola and South Africa

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

Airworthiness Directive after Two Fatal Bell 430 Accidents: Main Rotor – Pitch Link Clevis Fractures Angola and South Africa Transport Canada has issued Airworthiness Directive (AD) CF-2021-26 to inspect the...

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Military SAR H225M Caracal Double Hoist Fatality Accident

Posted by on May 15, 2021 in Accidents & Incidents, Crises / Emergency Response / SAR, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Military / Defence, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

Military SAR H225M Caracal Double Hoist Fatality Accident On 29 April 2020, Armée de l’Air Airbus H225M Caracal (formerly an EC725) F-UGSK / 2802 of EH 01.067 Pyrenees, a special forces helicopter...

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The Curious Case of the Missing Shear Pin that Didn’t Shear: A Fatal Powerline Stringing Accident

Posted by on Apr 10, 2021 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

The Curious Case of the Missing Shear Pin that Didn’t Shear: A Fatal Powerline Stringing Accident (Rogers Helicopters MD 530F [Hughes 369FF] N530KD, near Chalmers, Indiana) Recently a dramatic video of...

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