Coast Guard aircrews recognized by helicopter community

WASHINGTON — Coast Guard helicopter crewmembers will take four of nine total Helicopter Association International awards, including Pilot of the Year, during the HAI Salute to Excellence banquet scheduled for Monday in Orlando, Fla. The Salute to Excellence awards program, now in its 50th year, recognizes outstanding achievement performed by individuals or companies in the international helicopter...

Coast Guard Wins 4 of 9 HAI 2011 “Salute to Excellence” Awards

Helicopter Association International has announced the winners of its “Salute to Excellence” awards, who will be honored at an awards dinner in Orlando, Fla. on March 7, 2011 during HELI-EXPO 2011, the world’s largest trade show dedicated to the international helicopter community. Coast Guard members/crews won 4 of the 9 awards, including Pilot of the Year. This year’s presentations...

Air Station Kodiak aviators to receive HAI “Salute to Excellence” award

KODIAK, Alaska – The Helicopter Association International announced Monday the “Salute to Excellence” award winners for 2010 recognizing a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HH-65 helicopter crew for the Eurocopter Golden Hour award which will be presented at the HAI “Salute to Excellence” banquet Feb. 22, 2010 in Houston Texas.