Safety issue description
There was no Australian requirement for endorsement and recurrent training conducted on Robinson Helicopter Company R22/R44 helicopters to specifically address the preconditions for, recognition of, or recovery from, low main rotor RPM.
||Civil Aviation Safety Authority
||07 July 2010
The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has advised that it will review the requirements for initial pilot training and endorsement and recurrent training on all helicopters. This will include a review of the Helicopter Flight Instructors Manual. ATSB assessment of response/action The ATSB is satisfied that, depending on the outcome of CASA’s review, it could be expected that any action taken by CASA would address the safety issue.