Southern California Rotorcraft Association



Welcome to a new, exciting chapter for the organization once known as the Professional Helicopter Pilots Association. Join us as we continue our mission of promoting helicopter safety, educating pilots, offering valuable resources, and connecting the helicopter pilots of Southern California with the communities that they serve.

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A collection of resources for researching flight restrictions in Southern California.

Fly Neighborly

Information about this invaluable noise abatement campaign started by Helicopter Association International (HAI).

Hollywood Bowl

Information for pilots about minimizing helicopter noise in the Cahuenga Pass during concert season.

Laser Strikes

Resources for pilots who have been affected of unwanted and illegal laser activity.

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Our Latest News


Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) Research and Transition Collider Event – April 29

A free online event is happening this week that brings together stakeholders in the Advanced Air Mobility space, including government, private industry, universities and entrepreneurs. For more information, check out th


Nature Conservancy Advisory: Santa Clara River Overflights

The Nature Conservancy has reached out again this year regarding helicopter operations over the Santa Clara River in Ventura County. Low altitude overflights have significant adverse affects on birds in the area. You c


PHPA Becomes Southern California Rotorcraft Association

PHPA Press Release September 15, 2020 Los Angeles, CA.The Professional Helicopter Pilots Association (PHPA) was established in the 1960’s in Southern California. Our mission has always been to advocate for the safe o