Rotorcraft Asia-Pacific e-news – January 2017 Report

Predicted to be a “Year of Changes” for the better!

Quick find key topics.

Page 1. Editor’s Welcome. Must read IRC papers needing urgent feedback!

Page 1. World’s First! Australian drone surf rescue. Two teenagers saved.

Page 2. EASA revamping basic regulations. Risk based rules?

Page 4. The Forsyth Report. Implementation planned by end 2018, along with new CASRs.

Page 5. Bell delivers Bell 505s to Europe. Now top seller with 400 orders.

Page 6. EASA tightening certification rules. Comments due 30 Apr ’18.

Page 6. The Vuichard Recovery. What’s all the hype?

Page 7. Queensland’s Aviation Australia opens WA training facility.

Page 10. HAI President’s Report. Never Forget Where You Came From.

Page 11. Anjuna Miner new Director of Membership. HAI.

Page 11. Airbus delivers 1,300 H135 helicopters. 4.5 million hours flown.

Page 12. Coming events. Busy year ahead as global business improves.

Page 13. Becker Helicopters establishing major base in Whyalla, SA.

Page 14. People and Places. Lyn Sims, VIZIONX Aviation Division Director.

Page 16. People and Places. Caloundra. VALE Chopperline Flight Training.

Page 17. Proposed AUPAC. Australian Utilities Patrol and Construction Association.

Page 20. Rotortech 2018 – 24 to 26 May 2018. Twin Waters Resort, Sunshine Coast.