Helicopter Association International (HAI)

Helicopter Association International (HAI)


Helicopter Association International (HAI) is a U.S.-based professional trade association for the international helicopter industry. HAI is a membership-based organization that represents more than 1,100 companies and 16,000 professionals in 65 countries.

HAI’s stated vision is “to be the global leader in leveraging, innovating, advocating, and expanding the unique operational capabilities of vertical flight on behalf of our members and for the benefit of society.”

Its mission to is internationally represent the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) industry and be the leading global voice in promoting safety, community capability, professionalism, innovation and the economic viability of the industry.  

In addition to advocacy, HAI publishes ROTOR Magazine and ROTOR Daily, provides education opportunities and resources and its annual convention, HAI Heli-Expo, is typically one of the largest events on the aviation industry calendar each year.

Also, HAI has launched a safety management system program with partners Air Charter Safety Foundation, Baldwin Safety & Compliance, and Wyvern.

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