Professional Helicopter Pilots Association


The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association (PHPA) was formed in the mid-1960’s and has a long history of volunteers who recognized the need for an organization that would help guarantee the strength of our industry for years to come.

PHPA Certificate 1969
PHPA Membership Certificate, 1969 (click to enlarge)
PHPA Pin 1969
PHPA Membership Pin, 1969


Promote safety and understanding among helicopter pilots

Coordinate efforts towards improving communications, methods of operation within the airspace system, or any other area that will contribute to the safety and education of all pilots

Provide a forum for identifying and seeking resolution to local problems of interest to the membership

Promote community relations between the public and the helicopter industry