The Helicopter Pilots Model Code of Conduct (HMCC) was released last week by the project’s Permanent Editorial Board. The HMCC offers recommendations to advance helicopter flight safety, airmanship, and professionalism. Developed by a team of helicopter experts, the HMCC draws upon decades of research as well as input from key helicopter organizations in both the private and public sectors, and builds upon the foundation of the Aviators Model Code of Conduct initiative, a project of over ten years’ duration. The Code applies to a range of operating environments, from primary instruction to commercial flight operations.
The panel can be built to any customer’s specifications, according to company officials. URS will cut, paint and silk screen the panel so it goes out as a finished product. The only thing left to the customer is installation and final fitting of the bonnet and glare shield, officials note.