New York State Legislation

  • New York Senate Bill 8156: Requires helicopter pilots to have completed a helicopter safety and risk management training course utilizing a flight simulator training device certified by either the federal aviation administration or the European aviation safety agency before operating a helicopter within the state.
  • New York Senate Bill 8157: Requires a notice to be provided when selling a helicopter which contains all incidents reported within the past ten years by the national transportation safety bureau or the federal aviation administration involving the make and model, or a substantially similar make and model, of such helicopter.
  • New York Senate Bill 7611: Requires helicopters be equipped with flight recorders, cockpit voice recorders and terrain awareness and warning systems.
  • New York Assembly Bill 10202: Requires helicopters be equipped with flight recorders, cockpit voice recorders and terrain awareness and warning systems.