CHI Aviation Annual Revenue, Number of Employees, Growth and Funding

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Howell, MI USA
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Estimated Revenue & Financials

  • CHI Aviation's estimated annual revenue is currently $16M per year.
  • CHI Aviation's estimated revenue per employee is $246,000

Employee Data

  • CHI Aviation has 65 Employees.
  • CHI Aviation grew their employee count by 8% last year.
  • CHI Aviation currently has 4 job openings.

Executive Contacts

Wilkerson JimChief Pilot
Patrick PilollaDirector New Business Development
Christopher TurnerPresident
Brad WhittelseyDeputy Site Manager
Stu EdwardsConstruction Project Manager
Chirag DudhatDirector Of Engineering
Regina PiperAssistant Director of Safety
David AmadorSales Manager
Kelly MergenProduction Manager
Melanie WendelHR Manager

CHI Aviation (formerly Construction, Helicopters, Inc.), is a veteran-owned leader in heavy-lift helicopter services, specializing in support for the construction and HVAC industries. The company also excels in fire-suppression and Department of Defense work. Operating accident-free since 1980, CHI provides a wide range of safe, efficient and reliable vertical lift solutions customized to meet your exact project requirements and expectations. CHI invests heavily in its safety culture, including a Safety Management System which has been audited by a wide variety of independent agencies. The company is both ISNetworld and Avetta compliant, maintaining an A or Green rating with all customers. Our team has hundreds of years of combined aviation experience, which ensures you receive outstanding performance, attention to detail and the highest safety standards every time your mission is in our hands. Our pilots and mechanics complete a rigorous qualification process and receive ongoing education to continuously stay abreast of technology and skill training. This results in customers receiving nothing but the very best personnel in the field. CHI Aviation has Operating Certificates under FAR Parts 91, 133, 135, 137, along with CARB certification. For a full description of our global services and aircraft fleet, see our web site at



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CHI Aviation News

09/07/2019 - Columbia Helicopters, CHI Aviation Get $374M in Centcom ...

DoD noted the exercised options bring the total cumulative value of Columbia's contract to $670.3M and CHI Aviation's contract to $460.4M.

09/08/2019 - EU Parliamentarians support Taiwan's participation at ICAO ...

... International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council on Friday, ... In 2013, Taiwan was represented at the assembly by Shen Chi (??), ...

09/02/2019 - CAPA Canada Aviation Summit: Winnipeg, 9/10-Sep-2019

CAPA Canada Aviation Summit: Winnipeg, 9/10-Sep-2019 ... Dr. Zhihang Chi and VietJet Aviation, Member of Board of Directors, Chuong Chu ...

CHI Aviation Staff Cuts

DateNumber of EmployeesLocationReference
2015-10-1974Galliano, LAArticle