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In this special edition of ROTOR, we celebrate HAI’s 75th anniversary and the many ways our industry is a vital part of the modern world.

The cover of this commemorative issue, featuring 42 aircraft in flight, recognizes all 18 HAI manufacturer members that currently have airframes in production or in the flight-test phase of certification.

Open this super-sized issue to see:

  • Hundreds of photos of helicopters in action.
  • A 73-page photo essay illustrating 44 distinct missions helicopters perform.
  • A look at rotorcraft in the news over the years as media coverage tracked vertical aviation’s transition from novelty to essential technology.


  • We remember the vertical aviation leaders who pursued their dreams and built an industry.
  • HAI members reflect on their passion for vertical flight.
  • An innovative workforce development program puts high school students on the path to a career in vertical aviation.
  • And much more!

Open the issue here. And HAI members and subscribers can look for the print edition of the magazine in their mailboxes very soon!

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