Welcome Flight Safety Africa to the Flight Safety Group



 Welcome Flight Safety Africa to the Flight Safety Group

1 JULY 2016

The Flight Safety Group has a new addition. We are proud to welcome Flight Safety Africa to our excellence in aviation safety fold.

Our sister company, Helideck Certification-Africa (HC-A) was set up in order to fulfil an overwhelming need to assist in risk assessment and risk management of the aviation industry within the African continent and, in particular the offshore oil and gas industry, to ensure compliance to national and international operational safety standards.

Helideck Certification-Africa, is positioned to offer advice and certification to both International and UK CAP 437 standards for helideck and land based facilities on the African continent. As a member of the Flight Safety Group HC-A are able to provide every aspect of advice and information required for helideck compliance and certification and to carry out full audit services for the aviation industry, including friction tests with the only authorised friction tester – the Findlay Irvine Micro GT Friction Tester.

However, the Flight Safety Group still felt that there was a gap in the aviation safety auditing of fixed wing aircraft. Flight Safety Africa will fill that gap with ISO 9001:2015 qualified Auditors that will bring a new era of safety to the African continents aviation sector.

Flight Safety Africa will have the full support and access to the Flight Safety Group of companies’ knowledge and skills base which includes Flight Safety Pty Ltd, Flight Safety Helideck Certification Pty Ltd, and Helideck Certification-Africa.

Combined the Flight Safety Group has over 20 year’s global experience providing:

  • Aviation safety audits
  • Offshore Helideck Inspections
  • Friction Tests (offshore and onshore Helipads including elevated hospital helipads) – using the only CAP 437 compliant Friction Tester, the Findlay Irvine Micro GT
  • Onshore Heliport Inspections, including elevated hospital helipads
  • Helicopter Landing Site (HLS) Inspections
  • Accident Investigations
  • Consultation
  • Specialised training including; Helideck Inspection Awareness Training (HIAT), Accident Incident Investigation Analysis Training (AIIA), Helicopter Landing Site Officer Training and Quality/Safety Management Training.

Between the Flight Safety Group members, over 2000 global audits, inspections and Friction Tests have been completed on rotary and fixed wing operations for charter/regional airlines, offshore Helidecks, Helideck Landing Sites and onshore Heliports. Flight Safety has extensive experience in military and police aviation safety oversight operations.

Current operational bases now include bases on the Sunshine Coast Queensland, Melbourne Victoria, Perth Western Australia. Flight Safety global bases include Christchurch in New Zealand, Pretoria and Cape Town in South Africa and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

All members of the Flight Safety Group are positioned to offer advice and certification to both International and UK CAP 437 standards for helideck and land based facilities and we are Lloyd’s Register ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

Utilising years of experience and qualified auditor’s and inspectors from within the Flight Safety Group, our newest addition, Flight Safety Africa can deliver a professional and competent aviation safety auditing service to the continent of Africa and surrounding countries.


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