Aero Alliance is a partnership of five motivated companies that recognized their value as a unified team in the helicopter industry.
Having already established successful, interpersonal and professional working relationships, the creation of Aero Alliance has been a positive experience for the companies involved and the clients they serve. Please browse further descriptions of the individual companies and the skills they bring into the Aero Alliance family.
Nelson AeroDynamiX, Corp., of Traverse City, MI., was started by Kevin W. Nelson after a successful US Coast Guard career flying search and rescue, law enforcement and environmental protection missions around North America, including Alaska and the Bering Sea. Kevin has extensive experience in both land and shipboard based helicopter operations and surface Coast Guard operations. He uses his extensive skills and industry knowledge to provide his clients with helicopter operations management, training, piloting, and consulting. Nelson AeroDynamiX is an ever-evolving company with a willingness to keep advancing with an open mind and creative ideas in the industry.
Mitcher T. is an award winning, full service custom paint studio located between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo, MI. Establishing the business in 1985, Mitchell Tolan, President, has been providing his outstanding artistry to the powerboat, automobile, motorcycle and aviation industries ever since. He is recognized as one of the top graphic design artists and painters worldwide.
APPEARANCE PRODUCTS INC.
Appearance Products, Inc., is West Michigan's one stop shopping for signs, awnings, upholstery, graphics and electrical services from its inception. Over the years, Appearance Products became skilled in very high-end boat and aircraft custom interiors, from the bare floor up. For your helicopter completion needs, our upholstery team is simply the best. Whether you need a small repair or brand-new custom interior, we are here to serve you with excellence.
Established in 1972, Mayday Avionics was founded by Ken Malone and Bill Dawes. From the founders last names – Malone and Dawes – came the name that has since become synonymous for quality and attention to detail in avionics installations and service.
BLUE SUN AIR
Blue Sun Air, Helicopter Division, is your ultimate source of top-notch helicopter maintenance. Specializing in, but not limited to, the EC120 and EC130 aircraft, Blue Sun is able to service your ship anywhere in the world. Owner, Allan Sutton will be glad to give you an estimate in any area, including periodic/annual inspections, modifications, balancing and much more. Their specialized team of professionals have years of experience with Bell, Eurocopter, Sikorsky, and Schweizer helicopters and look forward to answering any questions you may have regarding your aircraft maintenance.