The Helicopter Committee provides the helicopter pilot perspective in all areas of rotary wing operations. The Committee represents IFALPA pilots at ICAO where it provides input on proposed provisions related to Helicopter operations. In addition, HEL works closely with IFALPA’s other Committees to provide helicopter operations insight into IFALPA decisions and publications.
Capt. Matthew Nielsen
HEL Committee Chairperson
Capt. Nielsen operates as a Pilot in Charge and Search and Rescue Commander on the AW139, supporting oil and gas operations in Western Australia. He has conducted flight training, utility, marine pilot transfer, offshore support, and SAR operations throughout the ASIA/PAC region.
Capt. David Abad
HEL Committee Vice-Chair
Capt. Uwe Harter
Executive Vice-President Technical & Safety Standards (EVP TSS)
Senior Technical Officer
Helicopter Crash Resistant Fuel Systems
Helicopter Emergency Flotation Systems
Briefing Leaflet January 30, 2018Helicopter Flight Deck Ergonomics