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Old 7th Nov 2011, 07:58
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Charles Schmitt RIP

I have just heard from Thomas Schmitt that his father died on Saturday morning. - no further details.

Charles held senior positions in the industry; he was a member of the ICAO Heliops Panel - which defined the basis for modern helicopter operations.

Up to recently he had been working with the French HEMS industry to improve standards; he was a strong advocate for PinS procedures and their use at hospitals.

RIP Charles.

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Old 7th Nov 2011, 08:48
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Very bad news

He was Heli-Union's chief pilot when i came in in 75
A really really great man!
A page of the helicopter story in France is turned
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Old 7th Nov 2011, 08:55
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Sad news
Charles worked tirelessly for the French helicopter Association and the European Helicopter Association.
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Old 7th Nov 2011, 12:25
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Monsieur Charles Schmitt has done a lot for the helicopter industry, he was a great man

RIP
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Old 8th Nov 2011, 07:47
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His power to affect international issues somewhat diminished after his split with EHA but it did not substantially reduce his enthusiasm.

He was a champion for appropriate standards in our industry throughout his illustrious career.

RIP Charles.
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