This course covers the basic awareness of the wire environment and discusses how and why wire and obstruction–related helicopter accidents happen to experienced flight crews.
Open to all HAI HELI-EXPO® attendees, the Rotor Safety Challenge will feature free safety events and short sessions, conveniently scheduled on show days, that provide a forum for helicopter professionals to learn industry best practices.
Along with title sponsorship of the Rotor Safety Challenge, your name and logo will appear on the chips collected by each attendee at each seminar.
This course will review the tenets of aeronautical decision-making and then explore how it is evolving. In-depth reviews of accidents will help students understand how decision-making occurs in dynamic situations. Students will also develop the building blocks for threat-and-error management skills.
This one-day course will provide updates on aerospace physiology topics that are relevant to those involved with helicopter operations. Participants will gain information they can apply immediately to their specific operations.
This course is designed to assist executives, managers, and supervisors of helicopter operations with the important task of exercising leadership. Attendees will learn important leadership concepts and approaches for being a role model, empowering personnel, building effective teams, promoting the exchange of information, and making sound decisions that result in achieving goals and furthering corporate objectives.
This course expands on the basic awareness of the wire environment covered in Flying in the Wire and Obstruction Environment – Part 1 and goes into much greater detail as to how and why wire and obstruction–related helicopter accidents happen to experienced flight crews.
After a review of the material covered in Part 1, this course expands on flight crew skills by addressing other flight-critical issues such as human factors, decision-making on patrol, and accident causation in the wire and obstruction environment.
The course will briefly introduce National Transportation Safety Board and International Civil Aviation Organization reporting requirements and discuss the history and primary categories of U.S. and international helicopter accident causal factors.
This course takes attendees into the working world of external cargo and provides valuable guidance and insights into short-haul Class D human external cargo (HEC), hoisting, congested-area planning (CAP), and best rigging practices. You will get the answers you are looking from experts in their respective fields.
This helicopter-only course will cover the latest updates in regulations and helicopter flight-instruction techniques from leading industry professionals. The curriculum meets FAA requirements for nationally scheduled, industry-conducted flight instructor refresher courses.
This four-day course has two primary purposes for the manager in a maintenance organization. First, it gives managers critical, yet often overlooked skills to control a complex issue that confronts every organization: limited resources to accomplish its objectives. Second, the course reinforces the required technical proficiency that managers must maintain by offering an in-depth regulatory review
This intensive course focuses on business, operations, and management subjects that commonly fall outside the experience of technically oriented helicopter management personnel but are critical to the successful management of these companies. This course is built around the development of a business case for a typical helicopter operator.
This intensive course builds on the concepts introduced in the Helicopter Operator Management course and provides new and current managers of civil helicopter operations with the advanced management knowledge and skills they need for continued success in today’s highly demanding and complex operating environment.
The course will include a group discussion led by a panel of experts focusing on the current helicopter market and expectations for the future. Audience participation will be encouraged, and there will be several opportunities throughout the day to network with other industry professionals
This seminar offers a learning and networking opportunity for helicopter professionals who may be in a transition phase of their careers. This course is also for young pilots looking for a competitive edge in the helicopter industry hiring process.
This course addresses: what is vertical reference long-lining, how an individual learns this skill set, and how training is conducted. It’s also a great refresher course for pilots who have been engaged in other rotary-wing specialty activities and out of the vertical reference long-line field for some time. In addition to addressing the skill set and process of learning vertical reference long-line slinging, we will discuss the external cargo team, safety, equipment, and work environment.
This course is designed as an introduction and overview of safe, sound basic mountain flying procedures and to raise awareness about the peculiarities of mountain flying versus flatland flying. This ground school course will give helicopter pilots a basic understanding of terrain air flow and how to use the aircraft to determine the extent of the wind’s effect on aircraft performance. Density altitude and the particular challenges of working in a thinner air environment will be discussed.
This course focuses on the life cycle of risk from a practical perspective, from the genesis of an initial risk assessment through analyzing the data from post-flight data collection. The instructors will go step-by-step to demonstrate how to identify and quantify hazards and assign risk factors. Methods to mitigate risk, such as using a flight risk-assessment tool, will be covered. Attendees are then taught to use data to identify trends, such as risky behaviors, and to continually develop effective risk-management strategies.
Part 135 Management Boot Camp is a short but enlightening training program for those persons desiring to hold a Part 135 management position, including director of operations or chief pilot. This course will introduce knowledge required to manage day-to-day operations and make alterations or additions to the operational capability of a Part 135 organization, as well as how to manage the relationships required with the FAA and internal staffing.