Helicopter Safety Forum 2007

LA GUARDIA AIRPORT, New York (February 27, 2007) – FlightSafety International will be hosting Helicopter Safety Forum 2007 at the Embassy Suites DFW Hotel in Irving, Texas, on April 12-13, 2007.

The Helicopter Safety Forum is open to all Helicopter operators, courtesy of FlightSafety, Rotor & Wing magazine and other industry leaders. It will address issues relevant to Air Medical, Law Enforcement, Fire, Offshore as well as other Corporate and Commercial operations.

First held in 2005, this annual event is attended by Helicopter operators, government officials, insurance company representatives, aircraft manufacturers and helicopter industry associations as well as members of the media.

It provides attendees with the opportunity to attend safety-centered seminars, participate in discussion groups and receive the latest information on helicopter safety from industry experts and government officials.

Presentations and discussion topics at this year's Helicopter Safety Form will include: Safety Management Systems, Human Factors, Risk Management, Scenario Based Training, Decision Making, and Automation & New Technologies, as well the recommendations and initiatives of the FAA, NTSB, Transport Canada, HAI, IHST, ALEA, AAMS, CAMTS, TOPS and insurance companies.

For more information or to register for Helicopter Safety Forum 2007 visit www.rotorsafety.com or contact Terry Palmer, Manager Rotorcraft Special Programs, FlightSafety International at terry.palmer@flightsafety.com.

FlightSafety offers training on aircraft manufactured by Bell Helicopter at the company's Fort Worth Learning Center. The Center provides factory-authorized, FAA and JAA qualified training, for Bell 212, Bell 222, Bell 230, Bell 412 and Bell 430 aircraft.

The company's West Palm Beach, Florida Learning Center offers Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation factory-authorized training for the Sikorsky S-70, Sikorsky S-76 and Sikorsky S-92 aircraft. Training will be available for the Sikorsky S-92 aircraft at FlightSafety’s new London Farnborough Training Center later this year.

FlightSafety International is the world's premier aviation training organization. Over 75,000 pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals train at FlightSafety facilities each year. The company designs and manufactures full flight simulators for civil and military aircraft programs and operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full flight simulators at 40 training locations.