Bhanu Choudhrie: leading provider of commercial helicopter services

Alpha Aviation Group is a leading provider of commercial helicopter services in the United States. The company offers rotor-wing transportation, aeromedical transport, construction, and maintenance services to various industries, including energy, manufacturing, infrastructure, and aviation. Headquartered in Oklahoma City, with service centers located throughout the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions, the company prioritizes availability to get you where you need to be when you need it.

Bhanu Choudhrie is the founder and managing director of Alpha Aviation Group. He started his flight training in India, graduated from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore with a degree in aeronautics and astronautics, and later obtained his commercial pilot’s license from the Royal Canadian College of Aviation. Under Bhanu Choudhrie, Alpha Aviation Group has become the leading provider of helicopter services in the US.

Pilot Training

The group offers a comprehensive pilot training program through its training center. Alpha Aviation’s flight training program includes the following courses: commercial pilot, instrument rating, complex/high-performance endorsements, type rating, and instructor pilot.

  1. Commercial Pilot

The commercial pilot course is designed to prepare the student for a career in helicopter operations. The training includes 75 hours of intense ground school that provides 45 hours of aircraft familiarization and 30 hours of instruction time in the actual aircraft. The flight training syllabus comprises 100 hours and includes multi-engine, instrument, and night ratings with instructor oversight.

  1. Instrument Rating

Alpha Aviation offers a complete “on-aircraft” type rated instrument training program to prepare the student for flying at night and in instrument conditions.

  1. Type Rating

A type rating program is designed to prepare the student for flight under certain conditions, such as night flying or with hired pilots. The type rating course consists of 40 hours on various flight simulators and 30 hours on actual aircraft. The training addresses all facets of operating the helicopter safely and provides training on handling emergencies. Bhanu Choudhrie is the key factor in Alpha Aviation’s success. Bhanu Choudhrie has developed Alpha Aviation into a company desired by industry leaders throughout the US and abroad.