Meet the Team

The Key West Helicopters Team is a close-knit family of experienced, safety-conscious pilots with the mission of making your experience absolutely unforgettable! From our family to yours, we hope to help you make unforgettable memories!


Chad Kaney Started his career many years ago racking up Thousands  of safe flying hours and experience. With a diverse background flying as a Helicopter News Pilot – ENG or Electronic New Gathering for various News stations. Flying covering breaking news & traffic within Orlando’s Class B Airspace to include Restricted Airspace of Disney/MGM Conducted extended OGE or out of ground effect operations during day, night and reduced visibility conditions. Worked with Local and State Law Enforcement ground/air operations, covering police chases and suspect apprehensions. Conducted thousands of hours of Pilot in command flight time all in numerous Helicopters throughout his career, while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction and adhering to FAA regulations.

Certified Flight & Instrument Instructor

BA Social Justice-Ashford University
AA Aviation Science- Yavapai College
AA Criminal Justice- Kaplan University

Austin is a former USAF F-16 Crew Chief, having served in an Experimental Flight and Weapons Test Unit.
Experienced in high density altitude helicopter operations
Experienced in R22 Beta II, R44 Raven II, R44 Mariner, and R66 Helicopters

Other Locations Atlanta Georgia

Key West Helicopters is a division of Select Helicopters LLC. We also offer breathtaking views of Atlanta, GA for your next vacation!


Feel free to email us concerning special requests or questions for the team. We're here to ensure you have the best experience possible, so feel free to reach out!