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Navy Inducts 3 Indigenously-Built Advanced Light Helicopters

Navy Inducts 3 Indigenously-Built Advanced Light Helicopters

Via NDTV ALH MK III helicopters feature an array of systems previously seen only on heavier, multi-role helicopters of the Indian Navy, the Navy statement said. Navy Inducts 3 Indigenously-Built Advanced Light Helicopters The three helicopters were inducted at Indian Naval Station Dega, Eastern Naval Command, Visakhapatnam New Delhi: The Indian Navy Monday inducted three…

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2021 European Flight Test Safety Workshop

2021 European Flight Test Safety Workshop

2021 European Flight Test Safety WorkshopDates: 12-14 October 2021 Royal Air Force ClubLondon Theme: “Improving Flight Test Safety Through Enhanced Safety Risk Management.” Call for Presentations The Workshop tutorial will explore effective safety risk management (SRM) to include contemporary definitions and available references that may or may not be familiar to test teams. Led by…

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2021 Flight Test Safety Virtual Workshop – Registration Open

FTSC Virtual Workshop 27 May 2021 The Flight Test Safety Committee will hold a one day virtual Workshop on 27 May 2021. The session will include a Tutorial with Technical Presentations and run from 7:00am – 1:30pm PDT (10:00am – 4:30pm EDT) with breaks scheduled throughout. High-performing organizations recognize that a Safety Management System (SMS)…

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65th SYMPOSIUM & BANQUET

THE SOCIETY OF EXPERIMENTAL TEST PILOTS 65th SYMPOSIUM & BANQUET The Disneyland Hotel Anaheim, California 27-30 October 2021 CALL FOR PAPERS Since 1957, professionals in the international flight test community have gathered amongst friends and colleagues at the annual “S&B” to discuss new and emerging concepts and share lessons learned in the pursuit of enhanced…

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Flight Test Safety Fact, 21-05

I once heard someone say that when you get your pilot certificate (or wings), you get issued two metaphorical buckets:  A bucket full of luck and an empty bucket labeled “experience.”  The object is to fill the latter one up before the first is empty. This month, we ask you to consider “Lucky, or Good?”  That…

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Michael Collins

Obituary : Michael Collins

The Society was saddened to hear that Michael Collins (F) took his Last Flight on 28 April 2021.  Mike was born in Rome, Italy, on October 31, 1930.  He graduated from Saint Albans School in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York,…

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Tribute to Air Marshal PM Ramachandran

Air Marshal PM Ramachandran (4973) F(P) PVSM AVSM SC VM took his last flight on 06 May 2021 What does one say when one loses a father figure, a revered boss, guide, mentor, and a very dear friend. Air Marshal Palamadai Muthuswamy Ramachandran was all of that. In his long and illustrious career, he rose…

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