Welcome to Hughes Aerospace

“Hughes is a Global Air Navigation Services Provider. We Design, Validate and Maintain Instrument Flight Procedures for Helicopters & Airplanes. Hughes also performs Heliport & Airport surveys, Heliport certifications, and provides both IFPV & PEP Services* – with our own aircraft.

Hughes is approved by the FAA as a Part 97 Public Service Provider as well as ICAO Endorsed, and certificated by many governments worldwide. Hughes operates its own fleet of aircraft & UAS for Flight Inspection & Aerial Survey.

Hughes has always accepted challenges presented by our customers for innovative, effective airspace solutions.

Hughes has consistently been first to market with practical solutions that leverage existing & emerging technology involving Vertical Flight & Fixed Wing Operations worldwide; using a variety of innovative satellite-based navigation products & services.

Why Hughes? … High Customer Satisfaction!”

Recent Posts

HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 Interview

Post by Alyce Shingler on June 24, 2023
Hughes Team at HELI-EXPO 2022 discussing weather systems and COPTER instrument flight procedures.

New RNAV Approaches Improve Access, Reduce Noise at Boeing Field

Post by Alyce Shingler on November 22, 2023
Aug. 31, 2023 Four new RNAV instrument approach procedures were recently published for Washington state’s Boeing Field/King County International Airport

USHST Summit Illuminates Helicopter IFR Issues

Post by Alyce Shingler on September 20, 2023
https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2023-09-19/ushst-summit-illuminates-helicopter-ifr-issues U.S. Helicopter Safety Team summit presses for wider adaptation of weather cameras, FAA reforms By MARK HUBER • Contributor – Rotorcraft September

Post by Alyce Shingler on July 8, 2023
Preflight Your Passengers https://medium.com/faa/preflight-your-passengers-5f5b8c83ef70 For many helicopter pilots, flying with passengers is part of the job. That means these pilots