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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., Jan. 24 – Wed., Jan. 29 • 7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thu., Jan. 30 • 8:00 am-5:00 pm