U.K. Works To Understand Helicopter-Triggered Charges

Credit: U.K. Air Accident Investigation Branch
New weather forecasting algorithms are being used to help North Sea helicopter crews avoid an infrequent phenomenon. Between 1992 and 2013, there were more than three-dozen instances of lightning strikes on helicopters in and around the North Sea; they were recorded when lightning had not been...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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