Show: March 4 - 7, 2019 | Exhibit March 5 - 7 | Atlanta, Georgia
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Expo Schedule

Subject to change. Be sure to check on site and the HAI HELI-EXPO® app to confirm dates, times, and locations.

  • Thu.
    2/28/19
  • Fri.
    3/1/19
  • Sat.
    3/2/19
  • Sun.
    3/3/19
  • Mon.
    3/4/19
  • Tue.
    3/5/19
  • Wed.
    3/6/19
  • Thu.
    3/7/19
  • Fri.
    3/8/19
  • Sat.
    3/9/19
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Pilot Briefing/Fly-in
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Pilot Briefing/Fly-in
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Pilot Briefing/Fly-in
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aviation Safety Programs and Emergency Preparedness* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • The Emotionally Effective Leader* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Introduction to Vertical Reference Long-Line and External Cargo Training* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Shipping Rotorcraft Parts that are Hazardous Materials* (Professional Education Course Day 1)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • UAS and UAV: Applications and Awareness for the Rotorcraft Industry* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Vuichard Helicopter Safety Seminar* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aerospace Physiology from an Operational Perspective* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Flying in the Wire & Obstruction Environment - PART 1* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Aerodynamics without Equations* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course* (Professional Education Course Day 1)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 3)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 3)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Introduction to the Dirty Dozen Contributing Factors* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Mountain Flying/NVG Considerations Ground School* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Operational Risk Management* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Part 135 Management Bootcamp Part 1* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Record Keeping and Regulatory Compliance*  (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Shipping Rotorcraft Parts that are Hazardous Materials* (Professional Education Course Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Short Haul, Hoist, Congested Area Planning and General Cargo Load Rigging Course* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • SMS - From the Top Down* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • SUAS Part 107 Ground School* (Professional Education Course)
  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament* (LOCATION TBD)
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • HAI Safety Symposium - Lessons Learned…Again (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Public Aircraft* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Technical Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aeronautical Decision Making: Is My Brain Trying to Kill Me* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Effective Leadership in Business Aviation* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Flying in the Wire & Obstruction Environment - PART 2* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course* (Professional Education Course Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 4)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course* (Professional Education Course Day 4)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • HeliSuccess Career Development Seminar* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Long Line Cargo Rigging* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Part 135 Management Bootcamp Part 2* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Understand Risk Culture through Individual Personalities* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Underwater Egress Procedures and Emergency Breathing Device Familiarization Course* (Professional Education Course) Located at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Safety Directors Forum - I’m the New Safety Director, Now What? (RSC)
  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Military to Civilian Transition Workshop
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Helicopter Tour Operators Committee (HTOC) Meeting
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Integrating UAS into Your Current Operation* (Professional Education Course)
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Regulatory Comprehension for Maintenance* (Professional Education Course)
  • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • USHST All-Hands Meeting
  • 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM
    • IHST Regional Partner Meeting
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Rotorcraft ASIAS Presentation
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Building a Professional Relationship with the Government (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Safety Enhancements: Loss of Control - Inflight, Unintended Flight in IIMC, and Low-Altitude Operations (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Maintenance Programs: Managing Risks and Asset Value (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    •  NTSB Helicopter Accident Investigations - Case Studies (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • What's the Best SMS Tool? - YOU! (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00AM
    • CFI Mentoring Program
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • HAI Restricted and Experimental Category Aircraft Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Fly Neighborly Forum
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • A Lawyer's View of your Aviation Insurance Policy (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Best Practices in Maintenance Recordkeeping (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Preform (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Human Factors and Crew Resource Management (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Navigating the International Civil Aviation Organization (RSC)
  • 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Safety Committee Town Hall - Helicopter Pilot and Mechanic Careers – A Glimpse Into the Future (RSC)
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
    • HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 Opening Ceremony
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Helicopter Scenario Based Training - FAA Pegasas Research update (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Increase Focus to Increase Safety (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Polarimetric Radar Suitable for Sensor-Fusion Enhances Flight Safety (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Self Disclosure: Avoiding Self Exposure (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Offshore Forum
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Autorotation: Reality Exposed (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 12:00PM - 1:00 PM
    • Causal Factor Analysis - More Useful Than RCA? (RSC)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00 PM
    • Food for Thought (RSC)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00 PM
    • Rotor Track and Balance, and Vibration Management (RSC)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00 PM
    • The Top Three Accident Types that Account for Over Half of the Fatal Helicopter Accidents (RSC)
  • 12:00PM - 1:00 PM
    • Transportation Disaster Response – Family Assistance (RSC)
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 2019 HAI Accreditation Program for Safety (HAI-APS)
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • FAA ADS-B Update
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Fly Neighborly Forum
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Air Medical Committee Meeting
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Management (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Fuel: The Lifeblood of Your Helicopter (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Safety - Neither a Goal nor a Priority (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • Simulation - Learn from Your Mistakes (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • The Future of Aviation: UAS Integration and Tracking Low Level Airspace (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
    • The Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way out of the Vortex Ring State (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Different Personalities, Results of the Risk Study (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Improving Aviation Safety and Productivity - Getting a Return on Your Investment (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • New eVTOL Codes, Regulations, Guidelines, and Good Practices that are being Developed for Heliports and Vertiports (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Avoiding Unwanted Helicopter Adventure (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    • Utilities, Patrol, and Construction Committee Meeting
  • 2:30 PM – 5:30 PM
    • The Training Committee Meeting
  • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • Helicopter Surviving Inadvertent Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC) (RSC)
  • 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
    • What the FRAT? (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Concept to Commissioning – The ICAO Heliport Design Process (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Preform (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • HFDM 101: Airbus-Installed Vision 1000 (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Navigating the Legal Process of an Aviation Accident (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • New eVTOL Codes, Regulations, Guidelines, and Good Practices that are being Developed for Heliports and Vertiports (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
    • Safely Managing Helipads (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Flight Ops Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Safety Committee Meeting
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Fuel: The Lifeblood of Your Helicopter (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Living Proof (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Special Instrument Procedures and Increased Risk Management (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Turbine Engine Hygiene (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • What's your Attitude? (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
    • Wildlife Strike Database: Reporting for Safety (RSC)
  • 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Government Service Committee Meeting
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Aviation Safety Ethics (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Different Personalities, Results of the Risk Study (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • More Safety for Pilots with Vuichard Techniques (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Safety Management Systems for Small Fleet or Private Operators (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • The Connected Helicopter (RSC)
  • 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
    • Veteran’s Photo at HFI Heritage (booth #C01)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Salute to Excellence Luncheon
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Fly Neighborly / Environmental Committee Meeting
  •   1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Dangers, Risk, and Mitigation Strategies for Helicopter Field Maintenance (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • Functional Safety Management for Air Taxi eVTOL Aircraft (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    • NTSB Helicopter Accident Investigations - Case Studies (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Operational Considerations for PPE (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • UAS Committee Meeting
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • After the Accident: Working with the NTSB (RSC)
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • Selfishness Breeds Selflessness - Lessons Learned from the Marine Remote Emergency Access Project (RSC)
  • 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM
    • Touchdown AutoRotations and Forced Landings (RSC)
  • 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
    • What the FRAT? (RSC)
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Assurance (RSC)
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way out of the Vortex Ring State (RSC)
  • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Top Three Accident Types that Account for Over Half of the Fatal Helicopter Accidents (RSC)
       
  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    • Affiliate Symposium
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    • Aerial Firefighter & Natural Resources Committee Meeting 
  • 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM
    • FAA: Meet the Regulators
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Heliport Committee Meeting 
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Annual DOI / USFS Interagency Fire Briefing 
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Exhibit Hall Open 
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course - Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
  • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    • Fly-Out
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Fly-Out
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course - Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 2) 
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Fly-Out
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course - Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 3) 

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Attendee FAQs

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  • Can I attend HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 even if I'm not a member of HAI?

    Both HAI members and nonmembers are welcome to attend the show. However, HAI members receive a discounted rate. To receive that discounted rate, visit rotor.org/join.

    If you have additional questions about HAI membership, please contact the membership department at member@rotor.org or 703-683-4646.

  • How do I submit my attendee registration?

    HAI cannot accept registrations over the phone. You can register for HAI HELI-EXPO in four ways:

    • Online: visit rotor.org/register
    • Fax: complete this pdf registration form and fax it to 703-683-4745
    • Mail: complete this pdf registration form and mail it to

      Helicopter Association International

      Attn: Attendee Registration

      1920 Ballenger Avenue, 4th Flr.

      Alexandria, VA 22314-2989

    • On Site: Registration will be available at one of the many Attendee Registration kiosks. However, we strongly urge you to spend less time waiting in line on site and register online early. Early-bird rates end midnight Jan. 19 2018.


    Please note that payment must accompany your registration. Also, HAI will not accept faxed or mailed registration forms after the early-bird deadline of Jan. 18, 2019.

  • How do I register my Spouse?

    Spouses who accompany a full registrant can register at the spouse rate, which includes all benefits of a full 3-day registration. Learn more about the spouse rate at rotor.org/register.

  • Can I make changes to my attendee registration?

    HAI will accept changes to attendee registrations, such as the name on the registration or the dates attending, under the following conditions:

    • Changes can only be made to attendee registration onsite. No changes will be accepted after Wed., Feb. 27.
  • Does HAI have a housing block in and around Atlanta?

    Yes, HAI has a wide variety of hotels both near the Georgia World Congress Center and in downtown Atlanta. For a full list of hotels within our block, click here.

  • What are the education courses registration hours?

    Fri., March 1 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sat., March 2 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Sun., March 3 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Mon., March 4 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Tue., March 5 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Wed., March 6 • 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Thu., March 7 • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Show Policies
Please take note of our show policies below before registering
Drone Policy

No HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 attendee is permitted to bring a drone or unmanned aircraft system onto the convention center property. “Drone” or “unmanned aircraft system” is defined as a powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely, can be expendable or recoverable, and may not carry a payload.

Child Attendance

All children (anyone under 18) must be accompanied by an adult. Registration for ages 14 and under is free. However, ages 14 and under must wear a youth badge, which you can pick up at the Attendee Registration counter. Ages 15 - 17 must obtain a paid registration to attend; student rates are available

Strollers Policy

HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 has a strict policy concerning children/infant strollers: strollers are not allowed in the exhibit at any time. No exceptions will be made. Please arrange to leave strollers in the coat/bag check area.