Aviation 006/17

Status: Closed
Recommendation Date: 
25 October 2017
Recipient Name: 
CAA
Date Closed: 
20 June 2018
Text:
On 25 October 2017 the Commission recommended to the Director of Civil Aviation that he use the key lessons arising from this report to remind aircraft operators and pilots of helicopter performance and environmental conditions that can lead to vortex ring state, and of the need to be alert to the potential for it to occur, even in apparently benign conditions.
Reply Text:
In a similar manner, the CAA will produce a Vector to remind operators and pilots of helicopter performance and environmental conditions that can lead to vortex ring state and the potential for it to occur.
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