Aviation and Law Enforcement Associations

Aerial Firefighting Industry Association
The American Helicopter Services and Aerial Firefighting Association (AHSAFA) is a nonprofit trade association organized for the purpose of promoting and advancing the common interest and welfare of companies engaged in forest and wildland firefighting and other aerial activities.

Air Support Units Networking Centre Europe
PACE is a network of delegated and individual members of European police air support units as well as associated members , founded during the "First International Police Air Support Units Conference" in Brussels, 1998.

Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
With a membership base of more than 408,000, or two thirds of all pilots in the United States, AOPA is the largest, most influential aviation association in the world. AOPA has achieved its prominent position through effective advocacy, enlightened leadership, technical competence, and hard work.

Association of Air Medical Services
Established in 1980, the Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) is an international association which serves providers of air and surface medical transport systems. The association, a voluntary non-profit organization, encourages and supports its members in maintaining a standard of performance reflecting safe operations and efficient, high quality patient care.

Combat Helicopter Pilots Association
CHPA is the Veterans organization open to any individual who piloted helicopters in combat for any of the US Armed Forces.

Helicopter Association International
HAI is a not-for-profit, professional trade association of 1,450-plus member organizations in more than 68 nations. Since 1948, HAI provides its membership with services that directly benefit their operations and to advance the civil helicopter industry by providing programs that enhance safety, encourage professionalism and promote the unique contributions made by helicopters to society.

International Association of Chiefs of Police
The International Association of Chiefs of Police is the world's oldest and largest nonprofit membership organization of police executives, with over 20,000 members in over 89 different countries. IACP's leadership consists of the operating chief executives of international, federal, state and local agencies of all sizes.

International Association of Natural Resource Pilots
IANRP is dedicated to perpetuating a safe, economical, and efficient program in resource management aviation.

National Agricultural Aviation Association
The National Agricultural Aviation Association (NAAA) represents more than 1,300 members in 46 states. NAAA member operator/pilots are licensed as commercial applicator-operators that use aircraft to enhance food and fiber production, protect forestry, and control health-threatening pests. Furthermore, through its affiliation with the National Agricultural Aviation Research & Education Foundation (NAAREF), the NAAA contributes to research and educational programs focused on enhancing the efficacy and safety of aerial application.

National Broadcast Pilots Association
The National Broadcast Pilots Association is an organization for pilots and crew members flying Electronic News Gathering aircraft for both television and radio as well as those companies directly involved in making aerial news possible. NBPA is committed to enhancing safety for all ENG crew members through better communication with each other and the local authorities.

National EMS Pilots Association
The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) is a professional organization dedicated to serving pilots involved in the air-medical transport industry and to improving the quality of those services.

National Mountain Rescue Association
The National Mountain Rescue Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives through rescue and mountain safety education.

National Sheriffs’ Association
The National Sheriffs' Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising the level of professionalism among those in the criminal justice field.

Police Aviation News
Police Aviation news is a monthly news journal for the airborne emergency services industry from IPAR. Despite the title PAN covers news about every aspect of emergency services aviation, from air ambulance to fire to maritime patrol.

Police Helicopter Pilot.com
Police Helicopter Pilot.com is a website dedicated to providing information and assistance to people interested in becoming law enforcement helicopter pilots.

Whirly-Girls
The Whirly-Girls organization is a non-profit 501(c)(3), educational and charitable organization dedicated to advancing women in helicopter aviation through the industry’s largest pool of annual scholarships, while providing women helicopter pilots a forum for the exchange of information and opportunities.