Welcome to CHPA 

To view a welcome message from CHPA President Rich Miller click here. 

 Join CHPA today by clicking here to join online.  Or you can print and mail your membership application by clicking here.

Already a member?

You can renew your membership online by clicking here.  Or you can print and mail your renewal by clicking here.


Want to give a CHPA Membership as a gift?

Noting could be more simple.  Just click here to download and print a form that can be completed and  mailed.

Support Our Cause

If you are not eligible for membership click here to learn more about how you can support the Combat Helicopter Pilots Association.


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The Swash Plate 

For information on advertising in the CHPA newsletter click hereThe Swash Plate reaches over 500 members and friends of members each and every month.



 Membership in CHPA is open to Active Duty, Retired and Veteran helicopter aircrew members from all branches of service and all wars in which the US has flown helicopters.

Apply for membership today to foster the legacy of the Combat Helicopter Aircrew.



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 Are You One of The Few Eligible For Membership?

This brief video is a reminder of your legacy, and ours. To join us online click here, or to mail your application, click here.

 New 2016-2017 academic year scholarships now open for applications





In this photo from late 2015, Corrielyn Veno (L) receives her CHPA $1,000 Scholarship Award, presented by Brenda Fitak at Northwood University in Midland, Michigan, where Corrielyn is studying Marketing and Advertising. Corrielyn's father is CHPA member Glenn Veno. 

Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year are now being considered. Learn more about the scholarship program and how to apply here.





 Please note - the CHPA Store is grounded for repairs.

Will let you know when test flight is successful.

An Important Request From Our Brothers at VHPA

VHPA has proposed a memorial be placed in Arlington National Cemetery to honor the memory of helicopter aircrews who have given the last full measure in support US national interest.  They have requested our help in contacting our representatives to garner support for this important mission.  For full information and to support this endeavor click here.




 2016 VHPA Reunion

The 33rd Annual VHPA reunion will be held in Reno, NV July 5-10, 2016 at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. 

Local tours, a golf outing, sighting, speakers, mini reunions, and a host of other scheduled events are on the agenda. For further details:









           Joint Reunion of the 178th “Boxcars” and the 132nd “Hercules”

                                           DoubleTree Hotel in Huntsville, AL

                                                    14 – 18 September 2016

                Contact Bill McRae for all the info:  wmcrae@mindspring.com

                                                      Or Call:  770-565-7132



Can helicopter pilots really cook?





To find out, click here.







 Support Our Cause

CHPA is dedicated to Multiple Goals

  • To organize and unify US Armed Forces Rotary Wing Aviators and crew members from all service branches who have flown helicopter combat missions in support of US and specified Allied Coalition Partner National Interests
  • To remember and honor our fallen aviation comrades lost during helicopter combat operations;
  • To conduct national and regional social activities;
  • To conduct charitable activities related to the US specified Allied Coalition military helicopter community.
  • Make your donation online today by clicking here or download the sponsorship form here and return it to CHPA by US Mail.

Thank You for your generous and continuing support

Your contributions allow us to extend and expand our assistance to our special community and legacy programs.

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