The U.K. Civil Aviation Authority is set to make significant changes in the operation of offshore support helicopters. The regulator plans to halt helicopter flights during the most severe sea conditions, above sea state 6, (wave height of 4-6 meters) and change seating configurations so passengers will only be able to fly if they are sitting next to an emergency window exit, unless the helicopters they are flying on are fitted with extra flotation or emergency breathing apparatus. ...
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