Helinet provides premium helicopter services for multiple markets, serving the charter, motion picture, news, and medical industries with uncompromising dedication and professionalism. Our success is a direct result of our commitment to meeting all of our customers' needs, no matter how large or small.

With 25 years of service, we have acquired the experience, know-how, and industry partners to enable us to provide the best solutions at competitive prices without compromising on customer service. 


At a Glance

Helinet Aviation Services is a diversified helicopter transportation provider, located in Van Nuys, California. For over 25 years, we’ve earned a solid industry-wide reputation for a highly professional staff, unparalleled service, and an outstanding safety record.

The markets we operate in include: Corporate Travel, Emergency Medical Services, Electronic News Gathering (news helicopters), Motion Picture, Television and Commercial Production, and Helicopter Fleet Management. Our mission is, and has always been, to be Southern California’s preferred carrier for safe, responsive, and reliable rotor wing transportation.


Some History

Alan Purwin co-founded West Coast Helicopters in July 1987. In 1992 and 1993 respectively, West Coast Helicopters was retained for vital organ transport programs for Cedars-Sinai and UCLA Medical Center, providing transportation for their medical teams.  

In 1999, Helinet became the primary helicopter provider for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ patient transport program. We focused on building a reputation for unparalleled customer service with an uncompromising dedication to safety.

Today, Helinet Aviation continues to serve diverse markets that began with West Coast. Clients now include Fortune 500 executives, popular celebrities, local news stations, and hospitals throughout Southern California. Our business continues to grow because we offer what few aviation companies can: a consistent philosophy of exceeding our customers' expectations—safely and reliably.