Professional Helicopter Pilots Association

September, 2015

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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 …