Welcome to Helicopter Foundation International

Founded in 1983, HFI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to preserving the rich heritage of vertical flight and helping to educate future generations of helicopter professionals.

All donations to HFI are tax deductible as far as federal law permits. Donate now and support HFI! 


HFI offers up to 19 scholarships for students preparing for rotorcraft pilot or maintenance careers.

Start HAI HELI-EXPO 2016 off with a round of golf! All proceeds benefit the HFI Scholarship Program.

Display your vintage helicopter or historic vertical-flight aircraft at HAI HELI-EXPO 2016.   Donate your items to the 2016 Online Silent Auction.