Photo above: Michal Adamowski

Deadline to enter your best shots of rotorcraft is Dec. 1, 2022.

Have you taken some great photos of helicopters or drones? Let us (and the whole world) see them by entering the 2023 ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest, which opens today, Aug. 1, 2022.

Submit your entries for this, the 11th year of the competition, at by Dec. 1, 2022. You can also visit the website to check out the competition and see fabulous images submitted by photographers around the globe.

Contest Categories
The photo contest categories for 2022 are:

  • Helicopter/Drone Digitally Enhanced Photos
  • Helicopters/Drones in the Military
  • Helicopters/Drones at Work
  • People and Their Helicopters/Drones
  • Wrench Turners

Contest Rules
Please note:

  • The contest is open to anyone 18 years or older; HAI membership is not required
  • Each photo must show all or part of a helicopter or drone
  • You must own the rights to any photo you submit
  • The photo should be submitted at the highest resolution your camera will produce.

HAI will announce the winners of the 2023 ROTOR Magazine Photo Contest on Feb. 1, 2023. The top photographer in each category will win $100; the photographer who submits the top-rated photo overall will receive the Grand Prize, $500. Winning photos will appear in the March 2023 issue of ROTOR magazine and will be displayed at HAI HELI-EXPO 2023 in Atlanta.

To see the full list of contest rules plus a look back at the 2022 contest winners, visit, and enter today!