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Helicopter Operator Management

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 subjects covered focus on the development of a business case for a typical helicopter operation, including creating a business plan, management, marketing, and finances.

Date: Friday, March 1 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Bill de Decker, Conklin & de Decker Associates, Inc
Price by Jan. 18: $1,660 Member | $2,485 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $2,110 Member | $3,160 Non-Member
Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course

This course is approved by the FAA to provide training that qualifies eligible flight instructors to renew their certificates. This helicopter-specific flight instructor refresher course (FIRC) may be used by other attendees to broaden their aviation knowledge. However, only currently certificated instructors are eligible to receive graduation certificates that can be used to renew their instructor certificates. Other attendees may receive a certificate of completion for attending the FIRC.

Date: Sunday, March 3 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, General Safety, Pilot
Instructor: Gary B. Young, Performance Instruction Services
Price by Jan. 18: $195 Member | $300 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $285 Member | $385 Non-Member
SUAS Part 107 Ground School

This course prepares attendees to take and pass an FAA Part 107 knowledge test, which enables them to operate small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) in the National Airspace System. Previous aeronautical knowledge certainly helps, but this course does not require previous experience.

Date: Sunday, March 3 Sunday, March 3 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations, Pilot, UAS
Instructor: Dr. Joe Cerreta, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Price by Jan. 18: $195 Member | $300 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $285 Member | $385 Non-Member
Part 135 Management Bootcamp – Part 1 only

The Part 135 Management Bootcamp is a two-day, two-part course designed to provide eligible attendees with the knowledge and skill to effectively provide management and oversight of a Part 135 operation. Part 1 will focus on establishing a single pilot 135 operations or new Part 135 operations. How to navigate the potential pitfalls in establishing a Part 135 Operation.

Date: Sunday, March 3 Sunday, March 3 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Randy Rowles, Performance Instruction Services
Price by Jan. 18: $380 Member | $540 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $475 Member | $695 Non-Member
Part 135 Management Bootcamp – Parts 1 & 2

The Part 135 Management Bootcamp is a two-day, two-part course designed to provide eligible attendees with the knowledge and skill to effectively provide management and oversight of a Part 135 operation.

Part 1 will focus on establishing a single pilot 135 operations or new Part 135 operations. How to navigate the potential pitfalls in establishing a Part 135 Operation.

Part 2 of this course 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 the relationships required with the FAA and internal staffing.

For your convenience we have combined Parts 1 & 2 into one package for a reduced rate.

 

Date: Sunday, March 3 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Randy Rowles, Performance Instruction Services
Price by Jan. 18: $730 Member | $1,050 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $920 Member | $1,360 Non-Member
Effective Leadership in Business Aviation

This course will convey effective leadership principles that will enable new and experienced leaders to build effective teams, motivate personnel, and increase morale.

Date: Monday, March 4 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations, Maintenance
Instructor: Dr. Daniel Prather, Aviation Training Solutions
Price by Jan. 18: $460 Member | $680 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $585 Member | $860 Non-Member
HeliSuccess Career Development Seminar

Topics may include:
•    Career tracks and advancement in the helicopter industry
•    Survival tips for a helicopter career, highlighting specific sectors of the industry
•    Resume preparation, networking techniques, and the hiring process
•    Professionalism
•    Getting hired and flying in the offshore oil sector and in the tour sector.

Date: Monday, March 4 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: W. Lyn Burks, Rotorcraft Pro Media Network
Price by Jan. 18: $100 Member | $135 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $125 Member | $155 Non-Member
Part 135 Management Bootcamp – Part 2 only

The Part 135 Management Bootcamp is a two-day, two-part course designed to provide eligible attendees with the knowledge and skill to effectively provide management and oversight of a Part 135 operation. Part 2 of this course 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 the relationships required with the FAA and internal staffing.

Date: Monday, March 4 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Randy Rowles, Performance Instruction Services
Price by Jan. 18: $380 Member | $540 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $475 Member | $695 Non-Member
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General Information

on Professional Education Courses

HAI Professional Education courses target issues of specific concern to helicopter operators, pilots, managers, maintenance and safety professionals, and transitioning military, and provide information essential to success in today’s rapidly changing operating environment. In 2019, HAI is offering 20+ different courses, taught by some of the best instructors in the industry.

Course Locations and Dates                       

All 2019 HAI Professional Education courses will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center course confirmation for the specific room.

All registrants will receive specific information regarding their course registrations via email closer to the course date. When arriving at the course location, students can proceed directly to their classrooms.

HAI and its instructors reserve the right to adjust course outlines, schedules, and materials. Parking fees are not included in the course registration fee and are the responsibility of the course participant.

How to Register

Each 2019 Professional Education course description features both online registration and a downloadable course registration form. Enrollment is limited; registrations will be accepted in order of receipt by HAI. Confirmation emails will be sent to registrants once their seat is confirmed.

Register using a pdf course registration form and submit it via the methods below:
Fax – 703-683-4745
Email – education@rotor.org

Register on site at the Education desk, located in the Georgia World Congress Center. Please note that this type of registration is based on availability. The Education desk will be open the following hours:
Friday March 1 – Wednesday March 6 • 7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thuursday March 7 • 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Fees and Discounts

The description for each HAI Professional Education course lists the registration fee. Here are some additional ways to save:

  • HAI Member Discount. Join HAI, the association for the international helicopter community, today and register for our Professional Education courses at the member price
  • Early-Bird Pricing. Attendees who register by midnight Jan. 19, 2019, will receive discounted pricing on their courses

Certificates of Attendance

Upon completion of each course, participants will receive a certificate of attendance suitable for framing.

Professional Education Credits

The Helicopter Flight Instructor Refresher Course provides you with a unique opportunity to renew your instructor certificate at a helicopter-only seminar.

Substitutions and Cancellations

Substitutions are welcome at any time and are based on availability. Cancellation requests must be made in writing within 30 days of the course beginning date to receive a refund minus a $20 processing fee. Submit any cancellation requests to: Helicopter Association International, Attn: Education, 1920 Ballenger Ave., 4th Floor, Alexandria, VA 22314-2898.

HAI reserves the right to cancel a course and return any associated registration fees because of insufficient registration, instructor illness, or national emergency. The liability of HAI and its participating contractors, sponsors, and service providers is limited to the registration fee. 

Course Instructor

HAI Professional Education courses are fee-based, and HAI annually solicits competitive proposals from vendors for new and previously delivered courses. If you are interested in submitting a proposal for 2020, the RFP process will begin in April 2019. Please contact the Education Department at education@rotor.org with any questions.

Learn More

Questions? Contact the HAI Education Department at 703-302-1612 or education@rotor.org.