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A recent incident involving a miss-rigged tether and gunner strap assembly occurred during aerial ignition operations and was communicated via SAFECOM 14-180. Post incident analysis revealed this was not an isolated event and that there were a few issues impacting the rigging.

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Scotland (Cumbernauld News) - The timescale for introducing safety changes to offshore helicopter flights has been changed following discussions with the industry. The installation of the improved Emergency Breathing System is being brought forward "significantly" by more than a year, the Civil Aviation Authority announced.

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Canterbury, New Zealand (stuff.co.nz) - A rescue helicopter carrying an intensive care patient has made an emergency landing in a Canterbury paddock. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was transferring a patient from Ashburton Hospital to Christchurch Hospital when an indication warning light turned on.

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Washington, D.C. (General Aviation News) — The FAA and general aviation groups launch eight-month national safety campaign titled, "Got Weather? #GotWx," to help pilots prepare for potential weather challenges they may encounter during the 2014 flying season.

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technews.tmcnet.com - The Federal Aviation Administration has expanded options for pilots wishing to participate in an Alaska-specific emergency response program. Mapping company DeLorme's inReach GPS is now an approved device for use in the Enhanced Special Reporting Service, according to FAA's Alaska Flight Services office.

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Helicopters Magazine - In an offshore helicopter accident, if the crash does not kill you, the sea may finish the job. Drowning is the leading cause of death following a helicopter ditching.

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Shetland, Scotland (news.stv.tv) - An offshore helicopter landed at a Shetland airport following an alert. The Super Puma EC225 was diverted to Sumburgh Airport after a warning light was triggered.

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The FAA has issued a Special Airworthiness Information Bulletin (SAIB) informing the aviation industry of potential non-conforming Military Specifications, Army Navy Standards, and National Aerospace Standards fasteners. The SAIB applies to manufacturers, owners, operators, and maintenance personnel of airplanes, rotorcraft, engines, and appliances.

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The Mid-Air Collision Avoidance and Tour comes to the Dover AFB, Dover, Del., on Saturday, May 17 at 7:00 am.

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Following a fatal crash off Shetland last August, a number of new regulations were proposed including a restriction on passenger numbers. Oil and gas UK said this would require an increase in flights, putting pressure on pilots and potentially delaying safety maintenance for offshore platforms. The British Airline Pilots Association have written to the Civil Aviation Authority asking to ensure all proposals were adopted.

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