Mario Pierobon is a safety management consultant and content producer. He writes extensively about aviation safety and has in-depth knowledge of the European aviation safety regulations on both fixed and rotary wing operations. His rotary wing expertise is concerned primarily with specialised operations and the operations requiring specific approval, such as HEMS, hoist operations and performance-based navigation.
Wire strikes, education, awareness and technology
A helicopter pilot encounters many dangers, with wire strikes one of the most prevalent. Mario Pierobon investigates the risks, training procedures and latest equipment developments