Single Pilot Operations
26 Oct 2016
According to the fact that most of the helicopters being used in HEMS and rescue operations are SINGLE PILOT and SINGLE PILOT IFR certified; according to the fact that a well and properly trained crew member might help the pilot in a way of increasing the flight security and diminishing the pilot workload; according to the fact that a modern equipped helicopter and a well-trained crew permit a perfectly safe operation in a Single Pilot configuration...
ICAR Air Rescue Commission considers valid and secure the following Single Pilot Operation: over land, day and night, for HEMS and rescue operations.
This recommendation does not apply to helicopters which AFM has been certified for a two man operation.
20161031-AIR-REC0006 Single Pilot Operations
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