Professional Helicopter Pilots Association

Firefighting

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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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The Ventura County Sheriffs Foundation hosted the second annual “Coppers & Choppers” at Camarillo Airport on July 18th. Great aerial shot from #CoppersAndChoppers! pic.twitter.com/amtbKkjF1v …

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Government officials are currently looking into ways to reduce the number of drones incidents over brush fires. Proposals including new legislation to make it …

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Aerial firefighting efforts for the North Fire were suspended earlier today when a drone was spotted in the vicinity of the fire near the …

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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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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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Local helicopter pilot (and PHPA Board Member) Desiree Horton gained notoriety as a television news pilot/reporter here in Southern California in recent years, but …

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The Southern California drought has left the region vulnerable to a devastating fire season. This video goes behind the scenes to see what the …

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We caught this story online and thought it was worth sharing. Check out how a Bell 412 from L.A. County Fire ended up making …

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President’s Letter: Report From The “Front” By Jim Davidson, PHPA President Jim flies a UH-1 Super Huey for Orange County Fire Department. “HC41” was …