Professional Helicopter Pilots Association

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At the Automated Helicopter Noise Complaint Data Review meeting in May that was attended by PHPA board members, the following article from the L.A. …

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PHPA Main Rotor – 2nd Qtr 2017

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In April, the FAA issued a Letter to Airmen advising that the voluntary beacon codes of 1205 (general aviation VFR helicopters) and 1206 (public …

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The 2017 concert season is underway, so it’s a good time to remind pilots out there to avoid the Cahuenga Pass in the evening …

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HELICOPTERS TO BE DISPLAYED AT SANTA MONICA AIRPORT Family-friendly Opportunity To Meet Crews of Life-Saving Aircraft Santa Monica, California – June …

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Our May Safety Seminar is fast approaching! Download the Event Flyer, link below. See you there! Event Flyer

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Our popular PHPA Media Guidelines booklet is back for 2017, with lots of updates and new information. airport frequencies brush fire airspace limitations police …

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PHPA is excited to announce our upcoming event, the PHPA Annual Meeting & HAI Town Hall. It’s coming up on April 25, 2017 at …

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PHPA Main Rotor – 3rd Qtr 2016

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An article came out this week from the Orange County Register that takes a closer look into an upcoming refurbishment of the Army One …

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Earlier this week, the FAA released an official Letter to Airmen regarding the use of the 1205/1206 squawk codes in the Los Angeles area. …

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Officials at the L.A. Philharmonic Association released a letter this week recognizing PHPA for its efforts to reduce noise in the Sepulveda Pass. Noise …

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Downloadable Version (PDF) On May 20, 2016, the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association learned that the FAA denied all four of the Los Angeles Area …

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2016 Annual Event! The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association of Southern California is pleased to announce its 2016 Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 21, 2016. …

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Download Version The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association is troubled with the LAAHNC’s ongoing efforts to solicit helicopter complaints from Los Angeles residents. Although we …

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PHPA Main Rotor – 4th Qtr 2015

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Anthelion Helicopters is offering a course on Crew/Cockpit Resource Management on March 26 at Long Beach Airport. See the flyer below for more information. …

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Downloadable Copy Los Angeles, CA, January 6, 2016. Upon learning of a plan by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to permanently close the Los …

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You may be familiar with the aerobatic maneuvers of pilot Chuck Aaron and his Red Bull BO105 helicopter. But you may not known that …

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To my fellow PHPA members: Last night, December 14, 2015, your newly elected Board of Directors nominated me to fill the position of President …

Helicopter Pilot Summit Meeting – November 17
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This summit is sponsored by the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association and the Los Angeles Area Helicopter Operators Association. November 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm …

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Download Version On October 20, 2015, the LAAHNC announced in a Press Release that they had filed petitions with the FAA asking for the …

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PHPA has received word that Jim Dunn, the owner of the Airtel Plaza Hotel at Van Nuys Airport, passed away earlier this week. The …

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Four firefighters from the CalFire Boggs Mountain Helitack Baase were overrun by fire and suffered serious burns on Monday. All four men are still …

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PHPA was saddened to learn of the death of one of our members, Alan Purwin last week. Alan will be missed by the entire …

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(EDITOR NOTE: The FAA has extended the deadline again. Original article with amended date below.) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is extending the public …

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Los Angeles County Sheriffs deputies arrested a man last week after he reportedly pointed a laser at a commercial airliner over the Lancaster area. …

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today published updated guidance on model aircraft operations that reflects current law governing hobby or recreational use of unmanned …

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The pilot of a LAFD helicopter that crashed in 1998, fatally injuring four persons on board, has passed away, according to the Los Angeles …

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Close encounters with drones continue to cause major concerns for officials as the number of incidents continues to climb. The latest close call involved …

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Forty nine years ago, two helicopters collided over Dodger Stadium, with devastating consequences. The LAPD Air Support Division posted the following information on their …