Tuesday, August 3, 2010
Cockpit Tech Upgrades Focus of Panel
With the latest innovations in technology reaching the cockpits of various military and public service helicopters, new challenges have surfaced for operators regarding pilot training and accident prevention. Rotor & Wing Columnist Steve Colby, defense contractor and retired U.S. Air Force combat rescue weapons instructor pilot, led “In the Cockpit: Technology Updates for Helicopters,” during the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit in June. Also speaking during the panel was Matt Murphey, Texas Department of Public Safety; BJ Raysor, director of operations for Arkansas Children’s Hospital; and Dennis Small, base manager and check airman for LifeFlight of Maine.