Welcome to Helicopter Foundation International

Founded in 1983, Helicopter Foundation International (HFI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and contributions of the helicopter and of the industry‚Äôs service to mankind. HFI is at the forefront to help educate future generations of helicopter professionals, and promote the industry as an exciting career choice for young people. 

HFI is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. Contact us at 703-683-4646 ext 8465, and follow us on Facebook.

HFI offers up to 19 scholarships for students preparing for careers in rotorcraft aviation:

  • Commercial Helicopter Rating Scholarship
  • Maintenance Technician Certificate Scholarship
  • Michelle North Scholarship for Safety
  • Bill Sanderson Aviation Maintenance Technician Scholarship

Start your HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 off with a round of golf.

Join us for the 2015 HFI Scholarship Golf Tournament on Sunday, March 1, 2015. The tournament will take place at Falcon's Fire Golf Club in Kissimmee, Florida, with check-in starting at 10 am and a shotgun start at 11:30 am.