Helicopter Flight Training Sponsors

 Search

Subscribe

Categories

 Search

Tag: HAI


Jun
06
2017

Helicopter Association International Strongly Opposes President Trump’s Air Traffic Control Privatization Plan

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, VA – Helicopter Association International (HAI) today joined other national organizations in opposing privatization of the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Helicopter Association International
Categories: Press Releases


May
30
2017

HAI Statement on President Trump’s FY2018 Budget Proposal

Posted by jhadmin

Washington, DC, – With the release of the White House’s budget proposal, Helicopter Association International (HAI) is alarmed that the Trump administration is pursuing a controversial concept of privatizing the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system.

[Read More...]

Tags: ATC HAI Helicopter Association International President Trump Trump White House
Categories: Press Releases


May
22
2017

Helicopter Association International Statement on US Court of Appeals Ruling Regarding Drone Registration

Posted by jhadmin

Helicopter Association International (HAI) strongly disagrees with the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals to halt the registration of drones deemed to be “model aircraft.” Helicopters routinely operate at the same low altitudes as drones, and we in the helicopter industry are deeply concerned about our ability to fly safely in air space where pilots could encounter any unmanned aircraft, be it commercial or otherwise. One valuable component of the FAA’s drone registration program is the opportunity to educate the general population about the hazards of careless drone operation, and we believe that the FAA’s drone registration program serves to protect everyone in the air and on land.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Helicopter Association International
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
17
2017

HAI Statement on President Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal and Administration Support for Privatizing Air Traffic Control

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, VA (March 17, 2017) – With the release of the White House’s budget blueprint, Helicopter Association International (HAI) is alarmed that the Trump administration is pursuing the transfer

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI President Trump
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
27
2017

AeroBrigham Focused on Depth and Capabilities of the Company

Posted by jhadmin

February 27, 2017 - Decatur, TX - Helicopter and airplane maintenance, repair, and overhaul provider, AeroBrigham, has launched a campaign to focus on their deep experience and broad depth of capabilities. From utility configured aircraft to ultra-corporate, the company provides professional services such as total reconfiguration and completions, to paint, interior, avionics and repair services. The North Texas based company will again be exhibiting during the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo at the Dallas, Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center from 7-9 March 2017. During the event, AeroBrigham will hold a drawing for a pair of women's Christian Louboutin shoes in addition to a women's Christian Louboutin clutch bag.

[Read More...]

Tags: AeroBrigham HAI Heli-Expo
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
24
2017

Whirly-Girls Hosts Casino Night – All Proceeds Support the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund

Posted by jhadmin

Whirly-Girls International, a non-profit, educational, and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in the helicopter aviation industry, is proud to announce that it will be hosting its first ever Casino Night this year at HAI’s HELI-EXPO in Dallas, Texas. All proceeds will go towards the Whirly-Girls Scholarship Fund.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Heli-Expo Scholarship Whirly-Girls
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
06
2017

M International Exhibiting at 2017 Heli-Expo Convention

Posted by jhadmin

MCLEAN, VA, February 6, 2017 - M International is pleased to announce representatives from their world-class portfolio company’s Keystone Turbine Services, LLC (KTS), Airborne Engines Ltd (AEL), MINT Turbines, LLC (MINT) and Southwest Fuel Systems (SWFS) will be exhibiting at booth #10837 from 6 through 9 March during the 2017 HAI Heli-Expo held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

[Read More...]

Tags: AEL Airborne Engines HAI Heli-Expo Keystone Turbine Services KTS M International MINT MINT Turbines Southwest Fuel Systems SWFS
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
08
2016

Helicentre Aviation Finalises Plans for USA Cabri Operation

Posted by jhadmin

Helicentre Aviation Chairman Chris Line visited HAI Heli Expo last week to finalise plans to expand Cabri G2 operations to the USA and agree final support arrangements with David Rath, CEO of the US Guimbal distributor Precision Helicopters.

[Read More...]

Tags: Cabri G2 HAI Heli Expo Helicentre Aviation Precision Helicopters
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
02
2016

Aviation Specialties Unlimited and Wilcox Unveils New NVG Helmet Mount and Battery Pack

Posted by jhadmin

(BOISE, IDAHO– March 2, 2016) After more than three decades with little to no changes, Aviation Specialties Unlimited, (ASU) and Wilcox Industries revealed at the Helicopter Association International (HAI) annual HELI-EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky a new helmet mount and battery back for night vision goggles.

[Read More...]

Tags: ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited HAI Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo Wilcox Industries
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
02
2016

Phoenix Heli Flight, Inc. to Equip Entire Helicopter Fleet with Jupiter Avionics JA94-001 Dual Audio Controller

Posted by jhadmin

(LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, March 2, 2016) Dallas Avionics, Jupiter Avionics and Maxcraft Avionics, Ltd., announced today from the Helicopter Association International (HAI) annual HELI EXPO convention that Phoenix Heli-Flight, Inc., (Phoenix) has chosen to equip their entire fleet of Airbus helicopters with the JA94-001 Dual Audio Controller. Phoenix’s recently acquired H130 with the JA94 installed is showcased at Airbus booth 9651.

[Read More...]

Tags: Airbus Airbus Helicopters Dallas Avionics Dual Audio Controller H130 HAI Heli-Expo JA94 JA94-001 Jupiter Avionics Maxcraft Avionics Phoenix Heli-Flight
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
01
2016

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW TLX SEARCHLIGHT WITH DUAL DAY/NIGHT CAMERA OPTION

Posted by jhadmin

Moorabbin, Aust – Trakka Systems announces the launch of its new TLX searchlight with dual sensor TV/Thermal Imaging camera option which will be displayed for the first time at the HAI Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky 1-3 March 2016.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Heli-Expo TLX searchlight Trakka Systems
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
01
2016

Aviation Specialties Unlimited Sponsors Whirly Girl Scholarship Winner Canadian Pilot Adele Dobler

Posted by jhadmin

(LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – March 1, 2016) Aviation Specialties Unlimited Inc., (ASU) announced today, from the Helicopter International Association (HAI) HELI-EXPO Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, that the company for the sixth year in a row sponsored a Whirly Girl scholarship. Pilot Adele Dobler from Victoria, B.C., Canada was announced today as the 2016 winner of the scholarship.

[Read More...]

Tags: ASU Aviation Specialties Unlimited HAI Heli-Expo Whirly Girl scholarship
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
22
2016

Bell Helicopter Announces Plans to Showcase Next Generation Technology at HELI-EXPO 2016

Posted by jhadmin

Fort Worth, Texas (February 22, 2016) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2016. Hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), this year’s show will be held at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky. While engaging with current and prospective customers, Bell Helicopter plans to showcase nearly all of its commercial product line while also highlighting the advanced technology of its next generation tiltrotor aircraft.

[Read More...]

Tags: Bell Helicopter HAI Heli Expo Helicopter Association International
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
17
2016

Frasca To Display Three Operational Helicopter Simulators at Heli-Expo: Demonstration Flights are Available

Posted by jhadmin

February 17, Urbana, IL — FRASCA International, Inc. will have three operational helicopter flight simulators on display and available for test flights at the 2016 HAI HELI-EXPO annual convention March 1 through March 3 in Louisville, Kentucky. Attendees are invited to demo the simulators and meet with FRASCA experts at the joint FRASCA/HNZ Group exhibit 9256.

[Read More...]

Tags: frasca Frasca International HAI Heli-Expo Inc.
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
16
2016

Twirly Birds Announce Annual Meeting in Louisville Kentucky

Posted by jhadmin

16 FEBRUARY 2016 - Dallas, TX - International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, will again hold their annual membership meeting in conjunction with the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Heli-Expo in Louisville, Kentucky on Tuesday, 1 March 2016 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Marriott Downtown Hotel, Kentucky Ballroom Salon E.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Heli-Expo Twirly Birds
Categories: Press Releases


Feb
08
2016

Technical Briefing for Operators of Hughes/MDHI 369, 500, 600 Models & Bell/Various UH-1/204/205 Models

Posted by jhadmin

Owners and operators of Hughes/MDHI 369, 500, and 600 models and Bell/various UH-1/204/205 models are invited to attend a technical briefing hosted by Helicopter Technology Company (HAI Booth #6533)

[Read More...]

Tags: Bell Bell Helicopters HAI Helicopter Technology Company HTC Hughes MD Helicopters MDHI
Categories: Press Releases


Jun
09
2015

A Message from Matt Zuccaro about GI benefits

Posted by jhadmin

The GI bill was there for me after my service in Vietnam. Now HAI is committed to making sure it’s there to meet the needs of today’s veterans. Right now, there’s a bill pending in Congress (H.R. 475) that includes language to severely restrict the amount of money the Veterans Administration (VA) will pay for a veteran to attend a flight training degree program at a public college or university. Veterans using these programs represent one of the best prospects for rebuilding a declining pilot population. Lax enforcement of existing VA regulations coupled with liberal policies allowed some flight schools to charge the VA far more than was the intent of the Post 9/11 GI Bill. The bill is intended to train a veteran in any course of study to a point that he or she can enter the civilian workforce. In the aviation industry, that generally means a commercial pilot with flight instructor and flight instructor-instrument certificates. House bill 475 would impose an annual cap of just over $20,000/year for a flight training degree program at a public school. No other public collegiate degree program faces such a cap.

[Read More...]

Tags: GI Bill benefits HAI
Categories: Press Releases


May
22
2015

Cmte. Ignores Concerns; Forwards VA Bill to Full House

Posted by jhadmin

To virtually no one’s surprise, the House Veterans Affairs Committee on Thursday ramrodded through a provision that will severely curtail veterans’ ability to pursue a flight training degree. Ranking Member Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) noted that much work remains to be done on the bill and secured a commitment from Chairman Jeff Miller (R-Fla.) to continue the work. A substantial portion of that work needs to be done by flight schools and veterans — pressuring Congress to ensure vets who want a career in aviation are treated fairly.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI VA Bill funding
Categories: HeliNews Headlines Press Releases


Apr
29
2014

Message from the President of HAI

Posted by jhadmin

Matt Zuccaro, President, HAI – Haven’t you heard? Welcome to the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Pilots are no longer required, at least not on board the aircraft.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
13
2013

HAI: GA Pilot Protection Act Good for Growing the Pilot Population

Posted by jhadmin

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, has the potential to significantly lower one of the barriers for prospective pilots. The General Aviation Pilot Protection Act (H.R. 3708), introduced by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-N.Y.) and Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.), and co-sponsored by four additional members of the House General Aviation Caucus, would direct the FAA to revise or issue new regulations that would allow pilots to fly aircraft up to six-place aircraft weighing less than 6,000 lbs. using the same driver’s license standard for medical certification that currently applies only to Sport Pilot certificate holders. (The four additional co-sponsors are Rep. Bill Flores (R-Texas), Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.), Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), and Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas).)

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
05
2013

Nominations-at-Large for HAI Board of Directors

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, Va. – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is inviting nomination of candidates for election in February 2014 to fill three vacancies that will occur on the HAI Board of Directors on July 1, 2014.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
03
2013

FAA Rotorcraft Seminar Looks at Safety from Several Angles

Posted by jhadmin

HAI and the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) hosted a safety seminar for 70 members of the rotorcraft community August 28 at a location in surburban Philadelphia. Speakers included FAA flight surgeons Harriet Lester and Dominick Zito, who gave an informative talk to help listeners navigate over-the-counter medications and keep their ground time to a minimum. The key message: read the label! Many over-the-counter medications have changed formulations in the past few years. Users can’t just rely on the brand name of the medication to determine what active ingredients are inside.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
28
2013

Recognize Those Who Strive to Keep Us Safe

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, Va. – Safety is at the heart of HAI's mission. If you know a rotorcraft professional who has gone above and beyond in promoting aviation safety best practices, consider submitting a nomination for HAI's Salute to Excellence AgustaWestland Safety Award. For more than 50 years, the Salute to Excellence Awards have recognized outstanding achievements in the helicopter industry. The awards dinner is one of the most prestigious and eagerly anticipated events at HAI HELI-EXPO® each year.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Mar
30
2012

Helicopter Industry Call to Action!

Posted by jhadmin

Unfortunately the amendment passed along with the surface transportation bill on March 14. However, there is still a chance to stop this measure which would give the National Park Service unprecedented power to curtail air tour operations.

[Read More...]

Tags: alexander amendment HAI law operators tour
Categories: Press Releases


Jan
16
2012

Lyn Burks, Rotorcraft Pro Editor In Chief Chosen for HAI Salute To Excellence Award

Posted by jhadmin

Rotorcraft Pro Media Network (RPMN) is pleased to announce their Editor In Chief; Lyn Burks was recently selected as the recipient of Helicopter Association International’s “Excellence in Communications” award. Each year HAI, through its Salute to Excellence Awards Program recognizes the individual or organization achieving the most creative and distinct dissemination of information about the helicopter.

[Read More...]

Tags: award Editor in Chief HAI Lyn Burks Rotorcraft Pro Media Network salute to excellence
Categories: Press Releases


Aug
05
2011

HAI President Zuccaro Calls Out Attack on GA

Posted by jhadmin

With 14 million people out of work in the U.S., businesses not hiring due to economic uncertainty and struggling to meet payroll, Zuccaro said “Now is not the time to revisit the bad idea of user fees.” Zuccaro believes this type of targeted legislative “solution” will lead to further economic difficulties, punish middle class workers, and result in a significantly detrimental effect on the helicopter industry.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI Matt zuccaro
Categories: Press Releases


Jul
07
2011

HELICOPTER ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL LEGISLATIVE CALL TO ACTION

Posted by jhadmin

Obama & Congressional Democrats Moving Quickly to Remove Accelerated Depreciation Structure for General Aviation AircraftA very serious matter affecting general aviation and the rotorcraft industry has now been elevated to the leadership level in both the House and Senate. General Aviation manufacturing tax incentives, such as accelerated depreciation, have now come under attack from President Obama and House and Senate Democratic leaders and could be scrapped as part of a debt limit bargain between Congress and the White House.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
15
2010

HAI Names New Director of Communications

Posted by jhadmin

Alexandria, VA, December 15, 2010– The Helicopter Association International has named Jim McKenna as its new director of communications, responsible for all public relations and communications initiatives of the world’s leading helicopter trade association.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Sep
29
2010

Salute to Excellence Have You Nominated Yet

Posted by jhadmin

For 50 years, HAI has celebrated the outstanding achievements and exceptional merits of individuals and organizations through the “Salute to Excellence” Awards program. Have you nominated yet for the 2011 Golden Anniversary program? Winners will be recognized at the “Salute to Excellence” Banquet, to be held on Monday, March 7, 2011 during HELI-EXPO 2011 in Orlando, Florida.

[Read More...]

Tags: HAI
Categories: Press Releases


Dec
29
2009

Omniflight Helicopters, Inc. Check Airman among Recipients of 2010 Salute to Excellence Awards from Helicopter Association International

Posted by jhadmin

Omniflight Helicopters, Inc., a leading national provider of air medical services, announced today that John Thomas Read, check airman and flight instructor for the company, is the recipient of the W. A. (Dub) Blessing Certified Flight Instructor of the Year Award from The Helicopter Association International (HAI).

[Read More...]

Tags: award HAI Omniflight
Categories: Press Releases

1 2

Related Articles