Welcome to HAI’s Spotlight on Safety, where we showcase your safety tips and stories that others can use to help enhance #helicoptersafety in your daily operations. If you have a safety tip that could help save lives and prevent future accidents, share it with us and we’ll help get the word out. #spotlightonsafety #HAISAFETY

Current Spotlight on Safety

In a cockpit emergency, what’s important to remember is to break things down to the most essential steps of survival, says HAI Senior Director of Safety Chris Hill. Armed with the “MAT” checklist, which Chris reviews in this month’s Spotlight on Safety video, and a working knowledge of your aircraft, you have everything you need to navigate uncharted territory.

Current SOS Poster

Spotlight On Safety: Keep Cool under Pressure

By Chris Hill, Aug. 24, 2023


Previous Spotlight on Safety

Spotlight On Safety: She Never Flies Too Fatigued. What About You?

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Aviation Weather Cameras

Be the Master of Your Trade

Pilots, You’re Paid to Say NO!

Thank you for your contributions to safety!

Spatial D The Unforgiving Killer

When We All Own Safety, We All Win

Final Walk-Arounds Save Lives

Maintenance SMS

What’s in Your Head

Fly Higher

Tool Control

Get Another Set of Eyes

Don’t be a Zombie

Listen to Your Aircraft

Safety Intelligence

Invest in Tech – When Ready to Train, Trust and Verify

Leave Yourself an Escape Route

Confronting Mission Mentality and Saving Lives

Confined Area Operations

Don’t Get Burned!

Landing in an Unfamiliar Spot? Know Before You Go!

Is it time to retrofit with a crash resistant fuel system?

Take the High Road when Operations Permit – Fly Above them All!

Hit the Safety Culture Jackpot

Master Essential Skills: Practice Autorotations

Back to Basics

Got Hazards? Get the TEAM to Help!

Can You Cut It?

Flight Time is the Right Time – Even on a Desktop Simulator!

It’s Time to Invest in Helicopter Safety Technologies

Fly IFR the Right Way, or Stay on the Ground!

Altitude Insurance

Set and Respect Personal Limits

Reporting Close Calls Saves Lives

USHST’s Top 10 Ways to Prevent Helicopter Accidents

56 Seconds to Live

Thoughts from a Helicopter Accident Investigator

Just Say No if It’s Not Safe to Go!

Quality Assurance Programs

A Land & LIVE Story by Kim Hatch


How Do You Rank Safety?

Slow Your Roll

Take Back Your Time & Reduce Stress

Helmets On – Visors Down

Use Your Superpower!

Go Beyond 360 Degrees During Final Walk Around

Planning for IMC

Check Your Hazardous Attitude at the Cockpit Door