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Fly Neighborly Forum

The generation of helicopter noise greatly hampers efficient operations. Thorough research and testing by NASA, FAA, and the Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center have resulted in scientifically derived flight techniques that successfully minimize the effects of helicopter noise emissions. Our members have developed operational and safety strategies for noise abatement techniques in critical phases of flight, including departure, enroute/maneuvering, and arrival, with considerations for VFR situations. This revamped course includes media-rich video and auditory examples. Credit for attendance in this forum includes FAA Basic Wings Credit, a Rotor Safety Challenge (RSC) course participation token, and an RSC certificate of attendance (after completion of six RSC courses).

Date: Thursday, March 5 Saturday, December 5 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Track(s): General Safety
Price by Dec. 6: $ Member | $ Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $ Member | $ Non-Member
Helicopter Operations Management: Introduction

This course covers important business, operations, and management skills that are outside the typical experience of technically oriented helicopter management personnel but that are vital to successful management of helicopter operations. The course focuses on the development of a business case for a typical helicopter operation, including creating a business plan, management, marketing, and finances.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • The basic principles and concepts of operations management
  • How to manage a helicopter operation, including the value of implementing a safety management system
  • How to market the services of a helicopter operation
  • The costs and finances involved in running and managing a helicopter operation
  • How to develop a business plan for a helicopter operation

Date: Fri. Janu.24 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm through Mon., Jan. 27 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Track(s): Operations | Pilot
Location: Friday and Saturday location Sheraton - Palm East; Sunday and Monday location Anaheim Convention Center
Instructor: Bill de Decker, Conklin & de Decker
Price by Dec. 6: $1,825 Member | $2,735 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $2,230 Member | $3,475 Non-Member
UAS: Best Practices for Their Use in Inspections

This course features a comprehensive examination on using small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS, or drones) to conduct airborne inspections. Elements critical to the use of sUAS for conducting inspections are: safe and efficient flight operations; data collection, processing, and transfer; communications; pre-and post-flight planning; and an understanding of sUAS regulations. These factors are essential to planning and conducting safe inspection operations and developing mission profiles. Participants are given the opportunity to prepare various elements of plans for sUAS operations for later implementation.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • To understand the critical elements and requirements relating to sUAS inspections
  • The requirements for productive, purposeful, and responsible use of sUAS

Date: Saturday, July 25 Wednesday, November 25 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Operations, Pilot, UAS
Location: : Sheraton - Park C
Instructor: Scott Burgess, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Price by Dec. 6: $505 Member | $750 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $645 Member | $945 Non-Member
Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment: Part 1

This multimedia course is designed to make participants aware of the hazards in the wire and obstruction environment and learn how to avoid them to become a safety-minded crew member.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • The importance of crew resource management and the responsibilities of each individual
  • How to work as a team with clear inflight communications
  • The dynamics of working in the wire and obstruction environment, including situational awareness, exposure and risks, visibility engineering, and the accident chain

Date: Sunday, July 26 Monday, October 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Maintenance, Operations, Pilot, Safety, UAS
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Instructor: Robert Feerst and Brian Booth, Utilities Aviation Specialists
Price by Dec. 6: $530 Member | $805 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $670 Member | $1,000 Non-Member
Introduction to Long Line

The course lays the groundwork for learning the specialized skills required for long-line operations. We will review the fundamentals of vertical reference and offer some professional tricks and tips that promote safe, efficient long-line operations.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • How to safely care for and handle the long line
  • Ground-crew responsibilities during long-line operations
  • The principles of communications and safety in long-line operations
  • The causes of mishaps during relevant accident case studies
  • About mental and environmental risk factors (fatigue, task overload, stress, extreme temperatures)

Date: Sunday, July 26 Thursday, November 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Operations, Pilot
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Instructor: Andre Hutchings, Volo Mission, LLC
Price by Dec. 6: $505 Member | $750 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $645 Member | $945 Non-Member
Part 135 Management Bootcamp

Day One will focus on establishing a single-pilot Part 135 operation or new Part 135 operation and navigating related pitfalls. Day Two will introduce knowledge required to manage day-to-day operations and make alterations or additions to the operational capability of a Part 135 organization, as well as how to manage internal staffing and the relationships required with the FAA.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • The knowledge and skill necessary to effectively provide management and oversight of a Part 135 operation

Date: Sunday, July 26 Friday, November 27 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Operations, Pilot
Instructor: Randy Rowles, Helicopter Institute Inc.
Price by Dec. 6: $630 Member | $850 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $775 Member | $995 Non-Member
Proactive Fatigue Risk Management for Helicopter Operations

This course will focus on proactive fatigue risk management for all members of flight operations. Topics include sources and consequences of fatigue in occupational settings, recommended practices for fatigue risk management, and recent technological advances in the field. This course will describe the scientific background of fatigue, data relating fatigue to safety outcomes, and case studies with lessons learned.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:

  • To understand the operational causes of fatigue
  • Different ways to track and mitigate fatigue
  •  Industry benchmarks related to fatigue risk
  • How to set effective thresholds to trigger fatigue mitigation workflows

Date: Sunday, July 26 Thursday, November 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Safety
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Instructor: Dr. Daniel Mollicone, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.
Price by Dec. 6: $505 Member | $750 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $645 Member | $945 Non-Member
Understanding and Implementing an Effective SMS

Many aviation operations are already far along in establishing a formal safety management system (SMS)—they just don’t realize it. Most people are aware of personal safety issues in the workplace. However, aviation professionals must also have the tools to recognize situations that would elevate risk as well as the ability to implement controls to effectively mitigate those risks. Learn to foster a positive safety culture for future success.
Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will learn:
•    The principles of SMS, including planning and measuring safety performance
•    How to identify hazards, and evaluate and manage risks
•    How to conduct an operational safety assessment
•    How to review and update risk mitigation strategies
 

Date: Sunday, July 26 Monday, October 26 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Maintenance, Operations, Pilot, Safety, UAS
Location: Anaheim Convention Center
Instructor: Christopher Young, CY Consulting Solutions
Price by Dec. 6: $400 Member | $595 Non-Member
Price after Dec. 6: $520 Member | $765 Non-Member
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