Show: March 4 - 7, 2019 | Exhibit March 5 - 7 | Atlanta, Georgia
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A Lawyer’s View of Your Aviation Insurance Policy

The rotary-wing industry is dependent on insurance coverage for protection against exposures arising out of what is viewed by many as high-risk operations. It is critical that industry professionals have a solid understanding of the nuances of aviation insurance coverage so they can protect their interests to the greatest extent possible. Hassell’s work to defend claims with industry and insurers provides a unique view of the traps and pitfalls of insurance coverage. A claim event is too late to understand the scope of coverage that exists or, regrettably, may not exist.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM
Track(s): General Safety, Operations
Instructor: F. Bradley Hassell, Hassell-Legal, P.A.
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
After the Accident: Working with the NTSB

This session presents best practices for on-scene helicopter accident investigations with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). It is based on the experiences of helicopter accident party members, drawing from their work with regulators and industry experts during major helicopter accident investigations. Created with real-world input from NTSB and FAA investigators, this session provides practical direction to prepare operations investigation teams to carry out their roles.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Track(s): General Safety, Operations, Pilot
Instructor: Michael Benton, VyClmb Consulting, LLC
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Autorotations: Reality Exposed

The result of a collaborative effort by OEMs, operators, and federal agencies to uncover unique aspects of this maneuver and the mistakes most often discovered in accident investigations, this in-depth session provides a unique look at autorotations. Leaders in the helicopter instruction and training industry will present tips, tools, and techniques that will prepare you for a safe emergency procedure and ultimately prevent you from becoming an accident statistic.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Track(s): Maintenance, Operations, Pilot
Instructor: Tim Tucker, Robinson Helicopter Company, and Scott T. Tyrrell, FAA
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves - 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.

It has been said that there are no new accidents. So why do we continue to keep making the same mistakes? This session will use case studies and video to examine the answers to this question. In the process, participants will be introduced to human factors and error management theory.

Date: Tuesday, March 5 Tuesday, March 5 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Track(s): General Safety, Pilot
Instructor: Jason Quisling, Air Methods Corporation
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves - 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.

It has been said that there are no new accidents. So why do we continue to keep making the same mistakes? This session will use case studies and video to examine the answers to this question. In the process, participants will be introduced to human factors and error management theory.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Track(s): General Safety, Pilot
Instructor: Jason Quisling, Air Methods Corporation
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Aviation Human Factors: Protecting Us from Ourselves - 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.

It has been said that there are no new accidents. So why do we continue to keep making the same mistakes? This session will use case studies and video to examine the answers to this question. In the process, participants will be introduced to human factors and error management theory.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Track(s): General Safety, Pilot
Instructor: Jason Quisling, Air Methods Corporation
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
Aviation Safety Ethics

This session will examine how aviation decision-making works and the motivation of stakeholders at all levels of military, commercial, and public-service aviation operations. We will discuss the consequences of decisions and how the understanding and awareness of safety attitudes at all levels may affect aviation operations.

Date: Wednesday, March 6 Wednesday, March 6 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Track(s): Pilot
Instructor: Harry Vergis, Bell
Price: This course is free to anyone attending HAI HELI-EXPO
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
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