From Airwolf in the mid-eighties to Transformers, Pearl Harbor and Pirates of the Caribbean, Alan has piloted on an extensive list of credits and is regarded as one of the top film pilots of his generation. He started West Coast Helicopters in 1987, acquiring Helinet Aviation in 1998. Today, Helinet Aviation has established itself as a premium provider of flight services to a variety of major markets, including motion picture, news, charter, medical and government. In 2012, Helinet acquired SHOTOVER Camera Systems, developer of the world's first gyro-stabilized camera system for shooting aerial footage in Ultra High-Definition, the next generation digital video. Alan's enduring passion and dedication to his customers ensures an unparalleled safety record and many moments of extraordinary aerial footage seen by millions across the globe.

Alan is a member of The Screen Actors Guild.

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