The HSAC meeting was held in New Orleans, LA, Jan 11-12. Attendees from offshore operators and petroleum companies discussed best practices and safety initiatives in operations, training, maintenance and technology. Harold Summers, HAI’s director of Flight Operations and Technical Services, provided updates on HELI-EXPO 2012 and HAI Accreditation.
The Helicopter Safety Advisory Conference (HSAC), through its pledge of “Safety through Cooperation” has made significant contributions to improved communications and safe practices. The next meeting will be held in Lafayette, La. in May 2012. Meetings are sponsored by AgustaWestland, American Eurocopter, Bell, FlightSafety and Sikorsky.