CHIRP Air Transport feedback Edition 130

In the latest issue of CHIRP (confidential and independent reporting):

  • Exhaust fumes entering a helicopter cabin on start-up
  • R/T calls to helicopters in critical stages of flight
  • The priorities afforded to medical flights
  • Training v Familiarisation
  • Captains flying as First Officers
  • Open reporting cultures
  • The reporting of CPDLC status
  • Apparent landings below approach minima
  • Possible loss of separation on approach
  • And finally, a note about CHIRP’s future plans for a drone reporting programme.