HAI Member Benefits:

Ensuring a safe, sustainable, and economically viable future for the VTOL industry is how we help you to keep your rotors turning. HAI members—and every employee of an HAI member organization—can take advantage of the following member benefits.

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“HAI brings together individuals who would like to see good things for the rotorcraft industry’s future.”

Nicholas Chefalo, Pilot

Member-Only Benefits:

ENJOY THESE EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS

INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP

  • Direct access to HAI technical and regulatory staff
  • Membership in working groups that address industry issues

BUSINESS AND ORGANIZATION PROMOTION

  • COVID Clean Program participation
  • Press releases in ROTOR media
    • Members can submit press releases and photos to rotor@rotor.org, and we will include them in our daily news aggregator, ROTOR Daily.
  • Safety awards for pilots, operators, and aviation mechanics/engineers
  • Safety education participation

SAFETY STANDARDS

  • Helicopter operator safety accreditation
Safety Accreditation

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ADVOCACY

DEMONSTRATING STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

As an HAI member, your views will be heard in Washington and in US state capitals. Our Government Affairs team works to ensure that legislators understand the full implications of proposals that restrict airspace and operations or impose additional regulatory burdens. Below are some of HAI’s positions on critical issues facing our industry.

HAI SUPPORTS

  • Finding performance-based safety solutions that ensure industry viability
  • Preserving federal authority over the National Airspace System
  • Increasing access to financial aid for flight education and training
  • Expanding state and federal resources for aviation workforce development
  • Investing in heliport and vertiport infrastructure for expansion of advanced air mobility technologies
  • Integrating unmanned aircraft systems safely into the National Airspace System
  • Protecting safety-critical aviation systems from 5G interference
  • As of July 2021, HAI’s advocacy secured $396 million in federal Payroll Support Program funds for its operator members

HAI OPPOSES

  • Splitting the National Airspace System into a tangle of competing state and local jurisdictions
  • Imposing overburdensome regulations and costly requirements that threaten industry viability
Advocacy Resources

SAFETY

FLY TO A HIGHER STANDARD

Developing a vibrant safety culture and effective risk management is essential for your organization and our industry’s future. No matter where you are in your safety journey, HAI can help with resources, tools, and programs designed specifically for vertical flight operators, pilots, aviation mechanics/engineers, and safety professionals.

SAFETY RESOURCES

  • Direct access to HAI regulatory and technical staff
  • HAI working groups
  • Online and in-person safety courses
  • Regional and mission-specific conferences
  • Safety management systems
  • Free safety education sessions at HAI HELI-EXPO® trade show
  • Weekly webinars
  • Spotlight on Safety tips, videos, and posters
  • Accident reviews, regulatory notices, and articles in ROTOR magazine, and ROTOR Daily e-newsletter

SAFETY STANDARDS

  • SMS Self-Assessment Checklists
  • SMS Mentoring and Consulting
  • Helicopter Mission-Specific Standards
  • IS-BAO Registration

SAFETY TOOLS

  • Flight risk assessments
  • Maintenance malfunction reports
  • In-flight hazard reports
  • Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP)
  • HAI Aviation Reporting Program (HARP)

SAFETY RECOGNITION

  • Safety awards for pilots, operators, and aviation mechanics/engineers
  • Salute to Excellence Safety Award
  • Land & LIVE program participation
  • Safety education participation
  • WINGS and AMT credit for FAA-approved events
  • Safety education presenter
Safety Resources

ENGAGEMENT

KNOW YOUR INDUSTRY

HAI events and media help you stay current in our global, dynamic industry. Connect with industry peers from around the world through our annual HAI HELI-EXPO® trade show, webinars, conferences, and educational opportunities. Keep up with the latest news and trends through our magazine, e-newsletter, and app.

NETWORKING RESOURCES

  • HAI HELI-EXPO trade show
  • Regional and mission-specific conferences
  • Military-to-Civilian Transition Workshop
  • HAI working groups
  • Safety education presenter
  • HAI media contributor
  • Weekly webinar panelist
  • International Partnership Program

TOOLS TO STAY CURRENT

  • Quarterly ROTOR magazine
  • ROTOR Daily e-newsletter
  • Weekly HAI@Work webinars
  • Manufacturer Technical Briefings

EDUCATION

SET A COURSE FOR SUCCESS

HAI provides operators, pilots, aviation mechanics/engineers, and safety professionals with the resources they need to succeed. Take advantage of our education programs, presented by vertical aviation experts and available in both online and in-person formats.

VERTICAL AVIATION EDUCATION

  • Online and in-person courses for pilots, managers, operators, and maintenance and safety professionals
  • Regional and mission-specific conferences
  • Weekly webinars
  • Helicopter flight instructor refresher course
  • Free safety education sessions
  • Inspection authorization renewal
  • Manufacturer Technical Briefings
  • WINGS and AMT credit for FAA-approved events
Education Resources

Join the only global association for the VTOL industry to take advantage of YOUR HAI member benefits.