Los Angeles (November 2, 2018) – Helinet Aviation Services, a diversified flight services company, announced today the appointment of Robert E. Weiner to its board of advisors.
Mr. Weiner is currently the Vice President of Development at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles., California’s highest rated academic pediatric medical center, ranked number six in the nation. Before joining CHLA, he served in executive roles for Optimist Youth Homes and Family Services and National Childhood Cancer Foundation. He also held management positions with The Boeing Company and worked in the public sector for The Department of State and The White House.
“We are very pleased to have Robert join our distinguished board of directors and look forward to his contributions,” said Helinet CEO Kathryn Purwin. “His experience in business development, government and public policy, and philanthropy will be extremely beneficial to Helinet as we continue to expand at an accelerated pace.”
With the appointment of Mr. Weiner, Helinet’s board now consists of five members, including federal security and aviation expert Thomas Norton, broadcast veteran Arnold Kleiner, healthcare operations leader Jim Adams, and former commander of the Atlantic Area for the U.S Coast Guard William “Dean” Lee.
Helinet has seen a wave of growth recently and added two additional AgustaWestland 109 luxury helicopters to its fleet of executive aircraft. A state-of-the-art Airbus AS350 B2 uniquely configured for its electronic news gathering and production operations has also been added. Additionally, the company continues to expand its portfolio of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial production and airborne law enforcement applications.
About Helinet Aviation
Helinet Aviation Services is a diversified helicopter transportation provider located in Van Nuys, California. With over 30 years in business, the company has earned a highly trusted and widely respected reputation for its exceptional pilots, unparalleled service, and an outstanding safety record. Helinet serves the following markets: VIP charter, emergency medical services including patient and organ transport, electronic news gathering, motion picture, television and commercial production, and airborne law enforcement. Its mission is, and has always been, to be Southern California’s preferred carrier for safe, responsive and reliable rotor wing services. For more information: http://www.helinet.com/