Safety Issues in Helicopter Maintenance
Wednesday, March 6 | | 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Room N261
Maintenance/Technical Issues Track
This presentation will highlight maintenance-related helicopter issues identified through helicopter accident and incident investigations. In addition to maintenance practices, the presentation will also discuss topics in human performance.
Attendees to this presentation will learn about maintenance errors and human performance areas identified through helicopter accident and incident investigations.
Kristi Dunks is a senior air safety investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board. Since 2003, she has served as the investigator-in-charge as well as the airworthiness group chairman of numerous aircraft accidents. Dunks is a dual-rated commercial pilot for helicopters and airplanes, a certificated flight instructor, and holds a mechanic certificate. She obtained a bachelor of science in aviation operations from Westminster College and a master’s of aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.