John M Haertsch, Owner/President and Director of Maintenance

John started this company in 1993 with his passion for aircraft and a vision for operating a successful heavy lift helicopter company. John’s 45 years of experience in this industry ensures safety and professionalism are paramount in each and every job. He is the 2nd generation of his family working in this industry.


John Haertsch “Pop”, Grandfather AirCrane

Grandfather AirCrane is the first of the 3 generations working in this industry and he still inspires us today. “Pop” rebuilds our aircraft in Tucson AZ with JH Helicopter Services.


Christine Culberson, Estimator/Project Coordinator

Christine is the 3rd generation working in this family business. She brings her 10+ years of experience in the industry to all aspects of job pricing and project management.


Michelle Lovett, Project Manager

Michelle came to AirCrane in 1998 after an eleven year career as a high school English teacher. Her 16+ years of experience at ACI makes her knowledgeable about all aspects of the industry — from providing price estimates to project management and coordination, including acquiring FAA approval for all jobs.


Greg Homer, Chief Pilot/ Direct of Operations

Greg has flown over 1800 hours of combat time in Vietnam. As a construction pilot since 1972, he has flown over 11,000 hours.


JR Haertsch, Director of Maintenance

11 years of experience working Sikorsky round motors and the 58T.


Jamey Culberson, Ground Signalman


Max, Director of Security


SamBeau, Security Enforcement


Budreau, Protection Officer