Show: March 22 - 25, 2021 | Exhibit: March 23 - 25 | New Orleans
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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, safety professionals, and transitioning military, by providing information essential to success in today’s rapidly changing operating environment. In 2020, HAI is offering 30+ different courses, taught by some of the best instructors in the industry.

Course Locations and Dates                       

All 2020 HAI Professional Education courses will be held at the Anaheim Convention 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 2020 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 –

Register onsite at the HAI Education Desk. 
On Friday 1/24 and Saturday 1/25 the education desk will be located in the Sheraton Park Hotel Lobby outside of the Palm East Room.

The HAI Education Desk will then transfer to the Anaheim Convention Center from Sunday (1/26) – Thursday (1/30).

The education desk, while at the Anaheim Convention Center, will be located on the second floor outside of room 205.

The education desk hours of operation will be:
Friday January 24 – Wednesday January 29 • 7:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday January 30 • 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 Dec. 6, 2019, will receive discounted pricing on their courses
  • Each paid Professional Education Course now includes a complimentary pass to the show floor.
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 2021, the RFP process will begin in April 2020. Please contact the Education Department at with any questions.

Learn More

Questions? Contact the HAI Education Department at 703-302-1612 or