Please be advised that HeloAir will be the helicopter company assisting in the inspections on Penelec and West Penn Transmission Lines, beginning July 19, through July 28, weather permitting.
The pilot will be in communication with local Airports, when in their airspace. The helicopter will be flying at a speed of about 35-40 mph above or alongside the lines and may circle around for a closer inspection.
*Contractor: HeloAir, Pilot-Ben Doss, cell 757-243-3030. Please “Text” TVM Specialist or Pilot for emergency notification during patrol.*
The helicopter is Bell 206 White with Blue Stripes tail # N828HA. See attached photo.
As always, poor weather and emergency patrols/repairs elsewhere may cause re-scheduling and/or delays.
In the State College / Saint Marys service territory, the transmssion patrol will cover these corridors: