Mechanic Award


The HAI Aviation Maintenance Technician Safety Award honors helicopter maintenance technicians worldwide who have 5, 10, 15, or more years of violation-free professional helicopter maintenance experience. To qualify, you must be a full-time aviation maintenance technician and either an individual maintenance technician member or an employee of an HAI member. Qualified technicians will receive an 8.5" x11" certificate suitable for framing.

Should you question a violation, refer to the regulations pertaining to the country concerned. Any violation, regardless of nature or circumstances, will disqualify the candidate.

To qualify, the nominee must:

  • be a full-time employee of an HAI member company or an individual maintenance technician member of HAI.
  • be certified or licensed, as required, to perform work as an aviation mechanic or avionics technician.
  • have achieved 5, 10, 15, or more consecutive years of violation-free professional maintenance helicopter experience.

In all cases, the company placing the name in nomination must have verified the employment history of the nominee.

The nomination form must include the signature of the company's director of maintenance and general manager certifying the facts presented are true to the best of their knowledge.

To apply for the Aviation Maintenance Technician Safety Award, please print the AMTSA form from your browser and return to HAI.

You may order metal on walnut engraved plaques for $35.00 or have your certificate mounted for $20.00. Patches designating award levels are available for $5.00 each. Check the box on the application form for the appropriate items and include method of payment. Awards are processed as they are received. Allow 2-4 weeks for delivery.

If you have further questions, or need additional information concerning awards or scholarships, please contact Jose Orozco, jose.orozco@rotor.org or 703-683-4646.