Formation Flying Tips for Helicopter Pilots: Communication, Coordination, and Safety

Successful formation flying with helicopters requires strategic communication, detailed planning, and effective coordination with Air Traffic Services. Use dedicated frequencies, designate a formation radio operator, and ensure smooth operations during landings, fuel stops, and departure from larger airports.

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Practical Guide: Requesting Helicopter Landing Indemnity

Helicopter indemnities are complex and often unreliable for protecting landowners from potential damages. Issues include verifying a pilot’s insurance validity and compliance. A more effective approach involves landowners ensuring duty of care and maintaining adequate third-party liability insurance for robust protection against risks.

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