About this training
Rotary Wing Accident Investigation - RWIT
Duration: 2 weeks – 60 hours    |   Language: English    |   Location: Paris or within your premises
4 060 excl. VAT
No session available

Extending the training into Safety Management Systems, the RWIT course enables to better understand and to carry out helicopter incident or accident investigations.

This course is one of the 4 modules of the series to qualify as an expert on Aircraft Accident Investigation.

  • To have a practical and up to date training about a helicopter accident investigation, international regulations, preliminary measures, investigation of events and causes.
  • To fully understand an investigation process and roles of expert board members.
  • Basics on accident prevention: the accident continuum, the sequence of events and the accident mechanism, Systemic causation.
  • Aviation accident investigation: International and European regulations.
  • Investigation techniques: accident response and crisis management, individual and organizational preparation, wreckage and site investigation, recorders and nonvolatile memories, investigation of systems and instruments, aerodynamics, flight mechanics and power plant related causes, investigation of fire, safety recommendations.
  • Visits to investigation laboratories (FDR, chemical, metallurgy) and workshops.
  • Case study.

All personnel who can be occasionally involved in a helicopter accident investigation: helicopter, engines and equipment manufacturers, airlines, civil and military aviation supervising authorities, airport managers, air traffic controllers, insurers, lawyers and other experts specialized in aviation matters.