Rev.38 - Engineering Helicopter Safety Systems: Reducing the Risk of a Helicopter Crash

Rev.38 - Engineering Helicopter Safety Systems: Reducing the Risk of a Helicopter Crash

How do we make flying in a Helicopter Safe?

A deep dive into the history of the vehicle, what makes these things fly, how do we make it safe and what can go wrong.

We take a look at the N72EX helicopter that held NBA MVP Kobe Bryant, his daughter and 7 others. This tragedy is what sparked the research that went into this episode and I did my best to stick to the facts and try to focus on the situation with an engineering lens.

What do engineers need to look at in the future to make this mode of vehicle even safer?

We go a little technical in this one as well so if you're curious about some of the complexities and systems involved then this is the episode for you.

SHARE this episode if you agree that more safety should be considered for this mode of transport.

N72EX Flight Path Data and Visualization as mentioned in the episode:

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