Show: March 4 - 7, 2019 | Exhibit March 5 - 7 | Atlanta, Georgia
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Avoiding Unwanted Helicopter Adventure

After an aircraft accident and discovering their own sense of vulnerability, John and Martha say they have become “born-again pilots.” The Kings use humor and stories from real-world cross-country experience to vividly illustrate principles of risk management and pass along practical and insightful tools you will use forever.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations, Pilot
Instructor: John and Martha King, King Schools, Inc.
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Building a Professional Relationship with the Government

This session provides a road map for building a positive relationship with civil aviation authorities. It begins by describing the rules that should always be considered when engaging with aviation safety regulators, and then provides instruction on how to introduce your company and maintain consistent contact — not just when there’s a problem. It concludes by providing strategies for maintaining a professional relationship with regulators.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Sarah MacLeod, Aeronautical Repair Station Association
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Concept to Commissioning: The ICAO Heliport Design Process

This session will identify the considerations involved in developing ground-level or rooftop hospital helipads intended for use by helicopters operating in a Performance Class 1 environment under International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) rules. The application process will be discussed, along with examples of recent projects undertaken in Australia.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Track(s): Career Development, Operations
Instructor: Peter A Simpson, PSNK Pty Ltd
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
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
Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform - Tuesday Option

To better meet the demands of busy schedules, HAI is pleased to offer this popular course twice, at different times on different days.

By the end of this session, attendees will understand the critical questions in evaluating over-water risk. They will be able to identify pre-ditching procedures and the steps for underwater egress and water survival.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Track(s): Career Development, Pilot
Instructor: Jon P Ehm, Survival Sytems USA Inc.
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Helicopter Ditching and Egress: Evaluate, Prepare, Perform - Wednesday Option

To better meet the demands of busy schedules, HAI is pleased to offer this popular course twice, at different times on different days.

By the end of this session, attendees will understand the critical questions in evaluating over-water risk. They will be able to identify pre-ditching procedures and the steps for underwater egress and water survival.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Track(s): Career Development, Pilot
Instructor: Jon P Ehm, Survival Sytems USA Inc.
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
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
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
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