Haverfield Aviation purchases Black Hawk helicopter
Haverfield Aviation which serves the electric utility industry in partnership with Arista Aviation Services added an ex US Army UH-60A Black Hawk to their fleet
Haverfield Aviation, September 05, 2017 - Haverfield Aviation announced the purchase of a Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopter to augment its current fleet of 23 MD500s and one Bell UH-1H.
Haverfield worked closely with Arista Aviation Services, LLC to ensure the helicopter was equipped for their specialty operations.
The addition of the Black Hawk further expands Haverfield’s capabilities in the medium and medium-heavy lift market.
Serving primarily the electric utility industry, Haverfield is continuing to provide and develop services to assist in decommissioning, restoring, refurbishing, maintaining and building new transmission power lines. The UH-1H has a 3,700-pound lift capacity and the Black Hawk has an 8,000-pound lift capacity.
The electric utility market is continually looking for safe, efficient means to upgrade and maintain the electric grid. Haverfield’s president and CEO, Brian Parker, states, “The arrival of the Black Hawk in the civilian market provides additional lift capability to our customers. It is the right machine at the right time for the electric grid build-out.”The response from the market from an economical and environmental solutions standpoint has been very positive. Haverfield’s chief operating officer, Christine Cassell, states, “The biggest trend we are seeing right now is the need for environmentally efficient means to access remote areas. Time is money for contractors and we can eliminate much of the cost and time needed to safely and effectively access these remote areas.”
Sikorsky UH-60A Black Hawk N236AA ( Haverfield Aviation )
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