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UK CAA CAP1145: 2nd Update on North Sea Helicopter Safety (CAP1386)

Posted by on Sep 24, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Airfields / Heliports / Helidecks, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, HUMS / VHM / UMS / IVHM, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

UK CAA CAP 1145: 2nd Update on North Sea Helicopter Safety (CAP 1386) The UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA) have issued CAP1386, their second update to their CAP1145 report  (‘Safety review of...

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EC225 LN-OJF Norway Accident Investigation Timeline

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, HUMS / VHM / UMS / IVHM, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, News, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Safety Management

CHC Airbus Helicopters EC225 LN-OJF Accident Norway (29 April 2016) Investigation Timeline  On 29 April 2016, while making a return flight to Bergen-Flesland Airport, Norway from the Statoil Gullfaks B...

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Offshore Helicopter Safety Performance: 2016 HeliOffshore Conference Report

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Crises / Emergency Response / SAR, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, HUMS / VHM / UMS / IVHM, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Resilience, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

HeliOffshore 2016 Conference Report: Offshore Helicopter Safety Performance The offshore helicopter safety association, HeliOffshore, has launched a new ‘Safety Performance Model’ and Safety...

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EC225 Main Rotor Head and Main Gear Box Design

Posted by on May 8, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, HUMS / VHM / UMS / IVHM, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, News, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Safety Management

EC225/H225 Main Rotor Head and Main Gear Box Design Following the recent tragic accident at Turøy near Bergen, Norway involving EC225/H225 LN-OJF there is a lot of interest in the Main Rotor (MR) and Main...

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UK CAA CAP1145 North Sea Helicopter Safety Two Years On

Posted by on Feb 20, 2016 in Accidents & Incidents, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, HUMS / VHM / UMS / IVHM, Offshore, Oil & Gas / IOGP / Energy, Regulation, Safety Culture, Safety Management, Survivability / Ditching

UK CAA CAP1145 North Sea Helicopter Safety Two Years On Not long after the fatal loss of Eurocopter AS332L2 G-WNSB of Sumburgh Airport, Shetland Islands on 23 August 2013 with 4 fatalities (AAIB Special...

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