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Helicopter Based Power Line Maintenance and Construction Work

Chesapeake Bay Helicopters has been approved by the FAA for Class A, B & C external loads.As a result of this approval, CBH offers (energized and de-energized) helicopter based maintenance and aerial construction services. Some of these products include the installation/replacement of:

• Full tension static and conductor splices
• Armor rod
• Shunts and ClampStar devices
• Aerial marker balls
• Insulator strings (115Kv, 230Kv and 500Kv)
• Static wire arm and insulator change outs
• New power line, via pulling in lead line for new conductor
• Side Pull Hook for Sock Line Pulling

Chesapeake Bay Helicopter offers helicopter external load services under our FAA Rotorcraft External Load Operating Certificate. CBH fills unique services requirements for utility and other companies for external load operations and comprehensive power line inspections. CBH offers power line maintenance services from our helicopter based platform Class A). We also offer long line lifting services (Class B) and Class C (side pulling capabilities) services for power line construction projects. CBH has also been patrolling power line and pipeline systems in the United States for well over a decade.