Professional Helicopter Pilots Association

June, 2015

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Last month, we advised our members that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was soliciting input from the aviation community regarding future regulations affecting drone …

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This month, efforts to contain a wildfire in Southern California were hampered when firefighting aircraft crews spotted a drone operating nearby. Aerial firefighting efforts …

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Things are moving fast on the regulatory front regarding drone operations. FAA Expects to Issue Commercial UAS Rule in 2016 (Avionics Today)

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This clip, produced by G.E., was designed to be a promotional video for their turbine engines. But for us, it also gave a great …

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Our friends at the EAA are helping with the fight to keep Santa Monica Airport open, as airport opponents are stepping up their efforts. …

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Santa Monica Airport was a buzz last week during a visit from President Barack Obama. Take a look.

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Robinson Helicopters recently unveiled a new series of online tutorials created to help pilots familiarize themselves with SFAR 73 and its requirements. The tutorials …