Tue, Dec 04, 2007
Event Begins Wednesday In Cologne
Helicopter safety is a priority for
the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). More than 100
representatives from operators, industry and regulatory authorities
from Europe and North America have registered at the first
Rotorcraft Workshop organized by the Agency, scheduled for December
5-6 in Cologne.
“The Agency encourages open and constructive dialogue with
our stakeholders, clients, and partners. Together we can achieve
our common goal of a safer rotorcraft community," says Patrick
Goudou, Executive Director of the Agency.
“We are delighted with the response to this workshop. I am
convinced that we will draw important conclusions from this
exchange with the rotorcraft world”, adds Norbert Lohl,
EASA’s Certification Director.
The conference gives an overview of current developments in the
fields of rulemaking and product safety, addresses different
aspects of the certification process and informs about flight
standards, standardization inspections, design organization
approvals, the Agency’s processes and the “Helicopter
The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) was set up by the EU
in 2003 to promote the highest common standards of safety and
environmental protection in civil aviation. Based in Cologne, the
Agency currently employs some 330 experts and administrators from
all over Europe.
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