Show: March 4 - 7, 2019 | Exhibit March 5 - 7 | Atlanta, Georgia
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Schedule: Start Planning Your Experience

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

All events will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center unless otherwise noted

Experience HAI HELI-EXPO by attending our events, educational courses, meetings, and so much more! This schedule is a preview of what you have to look forward to, but note that this information is subject to change. Reconfirm times and dates by viewing the HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 Program & Exhibit Guide or by downloading our HAI HELI-EXPO show app. Location information will be provided onsite, and can be found in your show app or on monitors throughout the convention center.

Don’t miss out! Expand your knowledge by taking the 2019 Rotor Safety Challenge! The Rotor Safety Challenge, better known as the RSC, is free for HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 attendees and exhibitors.

If you are interested in attending our Professional Education Courses, click here to see each course with a description!

* Separate registration / ticket required.

  • 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
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Aviation Safety Programs and Emergency Preparedness* (Professional Education Course)
  • 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
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 3)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 3)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Shipping Rotorcraft Parts that are Hazardous Materials * (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
  • 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
    • HAI Short Haul, Hoist, Congested Area Planning and general cargo load Rigging Course * (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
    • HNZ Topflight Mountain/Mountain NVG Ground School* (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Introduction to the Dirty Dozen Contributing Factors* (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
    • SMS - From the Top Down * (Professional Education Course)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • UAS Ground School* (Professional Education Course)
  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament* (LOCATION TBD)
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 1M
    • HAI Safety Symposium
  • 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    • Technical Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Maintenance Management* (Professional Education Course, Day 4)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management* (Professiona Education Course, Day 4)
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course* (Professional Education Course, Day 2)
  • 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
    • HeliSuccess Career Development Seminar*  (Professional Education Course)
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Integrating UAS into Your Current Operation* (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 – 12:00 PM
    • Public Aircraft* (Professional Education Course)
  • 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Regulatory Comprehension for Maintenance* (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
  • 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • Military to Civilian Transition Workshop
  • 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Helicopter Tour Operators Committee (HTOC) Meeting
  • 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • USHST All-Hands Meeting
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Rotorcraft ASIAS Presentation
  • 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    • Restricted Category Committee Meeting
  • 8:00 AM – 10:00AM
    • CFI Mentoring Program
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • NTSB Helicopter Accident Investigations: Case Studies (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • The Best SMS Tool? YOU! (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Building a Professional Relationship with the Government (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Maintenance Programs: Managing Risks and Asset Value (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Safety Enhancements: Loss of Control, IIMC, and Low-Altitude Operations (RSC)
  • 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Fly Neighborly Forum
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Best Practices in Maintenance Recordkeeping (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • A Lawyer’s View of Your Aviation Insurance Policy (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Human Factors and Crew Resource Management (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • The IFR-Disciplined Pilot (RSC)
  • 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
    • Navigating the International Civil Aviation Organization
  • 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
    • HAI HELI-EXPO 2019 Opening Ceremony
  • 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Safety Committee Town Hall
  • 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
    • Self-Disclosure: Avoiding Self-Exposure (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • Polarimetric Radar Suitable for Sensor-Fusion Enhances Flight Safety (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Offshore Forum 
  • 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Autorotations: Reality Exposed (RSC)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Causal Factor Analysis: More Useful than RCA? (RSC)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Food for Thought (RSC)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • Rotor Track and Balance, and Vibration Management (RSC)
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    • The Top Three Types of Fatal Helicopter Accidents — and How to Avoid Them (RSC)
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • FAA ADS-B Update  
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • 2019 HAI Accreditation Program for Safety (HAI-APS)
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • Air Medical Committee Meeting
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • BowTie Method for Safety Risk Management (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 in LowLevel Airspace (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Decision-Making Stories (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Fuel: The Lifeblood of Your Aircraft (RSC)
  • 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
    • Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way Out of Vortex Ring State (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • Different Personalities: Results of a Risk Study (RSC)
  • 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
    • New eVTOL Codes, Regulations, Guidelines, and Good Practicesfor 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
    • Training Committee Meeting
  • 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM
    • What is FRAT? (RSC) 
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • The IIMC Threat: Avoidance and Survival (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Decision-Making Stories (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform (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 for Heliports and Vertiports (RSC)
  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    • HFDM 101: Airbus-Installed Vision 1000 (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 Aircraft (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
    • Living Proof (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
    • Rotor Blade Inspection and Preventive Maintenance (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • More Safety for Pilots with Vuichard Techniques (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 PM
    • Different Personalities: Results of a Risk Study (RSC)
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    • SMS for Small-Fleet or Private Operators (RSC)
  • 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Fly Neighborly / Environmental Committee Meeting 
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • Concept to Commissioning: The ICAO Heliport Design Process (RSC) 
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • Dangers, Risk, and Mitigation Strategies in 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 Investigation – Case Studies 
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    • Operational Considerations for PPE (RSC)
  • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • UAS Committee Meeting
  • 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    • Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves (RSC)
  • 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 Maine Remote Emergency Access Project (RSC)
  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM
    • What is FRAT? (RSC)
  • 2:45 PM – 4:15 PM
    • Touch-Down Autorotations (RSC)
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • BowTie Applications for Safety Assurance (RSC) 
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    • Vuichard Recovery: A Better Way Out of Vortex Ring State (RSC) 
  • 8:00 AM – TBD
    • Fly-Out
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    • Helicopter Operator Management Course - Advanced* (Professional Education Course, Day 1)
  • 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: Face to Face
  • 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 
  • 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)