Show: March 4 - 7, 2019 | Exhibit March 5 - 7 | Atlanta, Georgia
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Inspection Authorization (IA) Renewal

Education activities accepted by the FAA for (IA) renewal credit.

HAI HELI‑EXPO offers a variety of education activities accepted by the FAA for inspection authorization (IA) renewal credit.

Professional Education Courses

If you prefer to earn credit hours before the show begins, then this is the option for you.

Manufacturer Technical Briefings

These one-hour briefings by helicopter airframe and engine manufacturers give you the flexibility to earn credit hours between other show commitments.

Using Credit Hours Earned toward Renewal

You can obtain your IA certificate of completion at HAI HELI‑EXPO in three simple steps:

  • Pick up an IA renewal worksheet at the Education Desk, Grand Entrance, Second Floor
  • At the conclusion of an eligible session or course, have the Technical Committee monitor or course instructor sign your worksheet to verify attendance
  • After you have earned at least 8 hours of credit, return your worksheet to the Education desk to receive a certificate of completion to submit to the FAA

Certificates will be available at the following times:
Fri., Mar. 1 – Wed., Mar. 6 • 7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu., Mar. 7 • 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Helicopter Maintenance Management

This course covers the basic concepts of managing a maintenance organization, including developing management skills, constructing a budget, maintaining inventory, and communicating with other departments.

Date: Friday, March 1 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): IA Renewal, Maintenance
Instructor: Brandon Battles, Conklin & de Decker Associates, Inc
Price by Jan. 18: $890 Member | $1,330 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $1,165 Member | $1,660 Non-Member
Record-Keeping and Regulatory Compliance

This course is designed for rotorcraft flight department personnel who will establish or maintain a record-keeping system that uses accepted industry practices to document and maintain regulatory compliance and to initiate appropriate action within the department.

Date: Sunday, March 3 Sunday, March 3 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Track(s): IA Renewal, Maintenance, Operations
Instructor: Dr. Bettina Mrusek, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Price by Jan. 18: $460 Member | $680 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $585 Member | $860 Non-Member
Public Aircraft

This course provides instruction on the statutory provisions and FAA guidance governing public aircraft operations (PAO), including the basic requirements for operating a public aircraft (including unmanned aircraft systems), what constitutes an eligible governmental function, and the practical implications of using the same aircraft to conduct both civil and public operations. The course also discusses FAA policy regarding PAO under government contract.

Date: Monday, March 4 Monday, March 4 | 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Track(s): IA Renewal, Maintenance, Operations
Instructor: Marshall Filler, Obadal, Filler, MacLeod & Klein, PLC
Price by Jan. 18: $285 Member | $420 Non-Member
Price after Jan. 18: $395 Member | $585 Non-Member