4 videos every helicopter pilot needs to watch

4 videos every helicopter pilot needs to watch

The initiative of the International Helicopter Safety Team: the goal is to raise awareness on safety and avoid accidents

Are you skilled helicopter pilots? Are you still wondering when you'll get your PPL-H license?

Even if you're just million miles away to become a pilot, the videos below ha been collected  by the International Helicopter Safety Team (IHST) for all of you.

It's a 4 movies playlist aimed at increasing the awareness of pilots about the importance of safety: that's not an issue to be taken lightly, some of these tips can really make the difference between life and death.

"THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE"

An interesting case study by Airbus Helicopters which offers a pilot's account of an actual inadvertent IMC encounter that occurred during a real VFR flight at night in an AS350 helicopter: a real must-see.

"NO GREATER BURDEN"

Much research has been done on the negative effects of stress both from physical and psychological point of view. The more stress we experience, whether we are aware or not, the more inclined we are to lose concentration, forgetting things, and performing poorly on tasks that should be familiar and easy. Often, those effects have little impact upon our day-to-day life, however, such effects in flight could lead to a disastrous outcome. This video was developed by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA):.

"178 SECONDS TO LIVE"

Brief and frightening AOPA video that warns: "Don’t get lured into the trap".

AUTOROTATIONS: REALITY EXPOSED

The Helicopter Association International gathered a bunch of helicopter safety experts for a video aimed at helping pilots gaining a better understanding of the autorotation process.

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