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Air Beat Editorial Calendar 2022

2022 Buyer's Guide 

This is our annual listing of suppliers of public safety aviation products and services. This issue also provides insight on subjects such as government programs, financing, budgeting and purchasing, making it the go-to source for the public safety aviation buyer.
>> Bonus circulation: HELI-EXPO 2022 | March 7-10, 2022 | Dallas, TX
                                                  APSCON 2022 | July 26-30, 2022 | Reno, NV


2022 January-February | SAFETY

As safety is the foundation of all programs and services offered by APSA, our first bi-monthly issue of 2021 focuses on fine tuning your safety program. This issue will feature articles on specific components of a successful safety program, such as policy, hazard ID and reports, FRATs, and management, for both manned and unmanned units.
>> Bonus circulation: HELI-EXPO 2022 | March 7-10, 2022 | Dallas, TX


2022 March-April | PUBLIC SAFETY UAS

Drones continue to revolutionize public safety by providing aviation assets to thousands of agencies that never before could afford a manned aircraft as well as adding a new tool to the aviation toolbox of those that could. And those agencies that were early adopters of the technology have developed tactical expertise that didn’t exist in public safety operations five years ago. This issue provides an in-depth look at those agencies, what they’ve learned over the years and how they’ve refined their operations.
>>  Bonus circulation: AUVSI's XPONENTIAL 2022 | April 25-28, 2022 | Orlando, FL
                                                   Public Safety Drone Expo 2022


2022 Conference Preview Issue | APSCON 2022: APSA TRAINING - IT'S A SURE BET!

APSCON returns to “The Biggest Little City in the World” for our 51st annual conference and exposition. With its proximity to the desert, lakes, rivers and the mountains, combined with its urban energy, Reno truly is a great spot for our premier training event followed by some time to relax, unplug and recharge. Join us, July 25-30, as Reno becomes only the third 4-time host city to the best training and networking opportunities available to public safety aviation. This issue previews the conference courses and classes, the exposition, the host city and the host agency, and provides housing, registration and exhibitor information.
>> Bonus - Host an event for all members during the conference and receive a free 1/4-page ad featuring your company’s event.


Public safety aviation is an international affair. APSA members hail from 22 different countries outside the USA and this issue looks at how some of them utilize aircraft in fulfillment of their missions. Through profiles of these units, we’ll look at similarities and differences in multiple areas including aircraft, aircrew composition, training and tactics.
>> Bonus circulation: APSCON 2022 | July 26-30, 2022 | Reno, NV



Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) or Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA)? OEM seems self-explanatory but what about PMA parts? What are they? Are they safe? This issue of Air Beat looks at PMA parts, from their manufacturers to their applications, and examines the pros and cons of using them as opposed to OEM. This issue also contains a preview section on Public Safety Drone Expo 2022.

2022 September-October | TECHNOLOGY

Our annual look at the latest advances and innovations in technology to assist in safer, more effective and more efficient public safety aviation. This issue provides an overview of all advancing technology while focusing on the hottest products on display at APSCON 2022 with profiles of our Corporate Member providers. Also included is a recap of the highlights of APSCON 2022, including our awards winners and scholarship recipients.
>> Bonus circulation: PUBLIC SAFETY DRONE EXPO 2022



Besides being used as the “eye in the sky,” many agencies’ aviation units have developed programs to use their aircraft as insertion/extraction platforms for special operation teams like divers, canine, & SWAT. This issue looks at these missions and what it takes to do them safely and effectively.


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