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Single Pilot Operations

26 Oct 2016

Helicopter Rescue

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...

  1. ICAR Air Rescue Commission considers valid and secure the following Single Pilot Operation: over land, day and night, for HEMS and rescue operations.

  2. This recommendation does not apply to helicopters which AFM has been certified for a two man operation.