SD-2015/005: Offshore Helicopter Operations

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Reference:SD-2015/005
Title:Offshore Helicopter Operations
Description:This Safety Directive is made in the interests of helicopter passenger safety and survivability for the reasons set out in Chapter 9 of the CAA Safety Review of Offshore Public Transport Helicopter Operations (CAP 1145). The review identified areas of passenger survivability that needed addressing including improving the prospects of rescue following a ditching, together with mitigating the consequences of capsize. This SD revokes and replaces SD-2015/004, which extended the scope of the directive to cover support for marine lights and alleviation for the carriage of medically incapacitated passengers, and introduces a revised definition for ‘offshore location’ and several textual amendments.

Cancelled on 31 July 2018 following implementation of Specific Approval for Helicopter Offshore Operations (SPA.HOFO) – Sub-part K to Annex V of Commission Regulation (EU) No 965/2012 from 1 July 2018

Status:Cancelled on 31 July 2018
Review Comment:None
Version:1
Date:8 December 2015
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Purchase Copy:Printed copy not available for purchase

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