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Los Angeles Regional Helicopter Safety Stand-Down
FREE One Day Safety Seminar for all Helicopter Pilots, AMTs and Managers, Breakfast and Lunch provided!
Date and Time:
Friday, August 16, 2019, starting at 08:30 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Helicopter Industry Experts
Brief Description:

Attention all helicopter Managers, Mechanics and Pilots! Join us for the very latest information on the safety issues facing the rotorcraft industry presented by some of the top industry experts in their field. A panel of experts from Manufacturers, Helicopter Safety Alliance, FAA Safety Team, and the Long Beach FSDO will discuss local issues affecting helicopter pilots, accident trends, personal risk assessment, safety initiatives, and many more topics relevant to all operators. This is going to be an extraordinary gathering of the rotorcraft community in one place. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn, share with your peers, ask questions, and have your voice heard.  What you learn may save your life!

Helicopter Safety Alliance and the US Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) work together in promoting safety in the helicopter industry. This event is being held the following day of the USHST events that are occurring on August 14-15. The date of this event is Friday August 16.

The all day event will be held at the Robinson Helicopter Company in Torrance, California.  

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Location of Seminar:
Robinson Helicopter Company, Torrance, CA
2901 Airport Drive

Torrance, CA 90505
Directions to Venue:

From the 110 Freeway, exit Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) which is CA-1 and head West.

You will continue on PCH for approximately 3.5 miles (Past Crenshaw Blvd.) then you will make a right turn on Robinson Way which will lead right to the main building. There will be signs for the event and parking is in front of the main building.

Fly-in Seminar?:
150 seats at the facility, 84 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
John Gibson
Phone: 916-765-2382
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

Registration, coffee and pastries from 7:30 - 8:30 am.  This is an all day event.  There will be static helicopter displays and vendors booths.  Please PRE-register register for this event.  This gives us a head count for lunch.

Guest speakers from Helicopter Safety Alliance (HSA), Airbus, Air Methods, FAASTeam, Industry and Manufacturers will discuss the statistics and present mitigation strategies applicable to 14 CFR Part 91 and Part 135 helicopter operators and flight schools. In a breakout session in the afternoon, Bill Hopper will talk about the “Dirty Dozen” – human factors that affect maintenance technicians. Guest speakers will discuss the reasons and present best practices to prevent and protect yourself in everyday operations and in the training environment.

Safety toolkits, safety magazines and brochures will be available for you to take home.

All 14 CFR Part 91 and Part 135 helicopter operators are encouraged to attend.

This event is sponsored by Airbus Helicopters, Aviation Institute of Maintenance, Bell, GPMS, HeliTrak, Helicopters, Inc., ICOM, USHST, and your FAASTeam.

This event would not be possible without the support of the Helicopter Safety Alliance please visit them at (info@HelicopterSafetyAlliance.com) for more details and to join the Alliance. It’s free.

Thanks to Robinson Helicopter for offering their facilities as well as their work in planning this safety stand-down. Robinson Helicopter Company places great emphasis on safety, conducting monthly safety courses for helicopter flight instructors and maintenance courses for technicians. Frank Robinson, whose vision was to produce the world’s highest quality, most reliable helicopters in the most efficient, cost-effective way possible, founded Robinson Helicopter Company in 1973. Robinson Helicopter Company has delivered over 12,000 helicopters worldwide.



Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
6 Hours Total for AMT
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Helicopter Safety Seminar