Special Mission Aircraft

Tail Rotor Pitch Control Loss During Hoisting

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Accidents & Incidents, Crises / Emergency Response / SAR, Design & Certification, Helicopters, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Offshore, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft, Survivability / Ditching

Tail Rotor Pitch Control Loss During Hoisting The Aviation Safety Council (ASC) of Taiwan has issued its investigation report (in Chinese apart from an Executive Summary) into a fatal Survivable Water Impact...

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Confusion of Compelling, But Erroneous, Synthetic Vision Display

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in Accidents & Incidents, Business Aviation, Design & Certification, Fixed Wing, Human Factors / Performance, Maintenance / Continuing Airworthiness / CAMOs, Safety Management, Special Mission Aircraft

Confusion of Compelling, But Erroneous, Synthetic Vision Display Synthetic Vision Systems (SVS) are an increasingly common tool to enhance flight crew situational awareness.  The crew of an Australian Pilatus...

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