Long Line

Contact

Allen Jessop

Chief Pilot – Helicopter
406.360.6842
F.A.Q.

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Helicopter(s)

1988 Bell 206B-III

Single Engine, Turbine, VFR, GPS equipped, Leather Interior

  • Lifting Capacity
    • Internal = 1350 lbs.
    • External = 1500 lbs.
  • Range = 345 miles
  • Fuel Capacity = 91 gallons (600 lbs.)
  • Cruise = 120 mph
  • Seating Capacity = 4 passengers
  • Baggage Compartment Capacity = 250 lbs.
  • Equipment
    • Garmin 430 GPS
    • Wire Strike Kit
    • Cargo Hook
    • High Skid Gear (off airport capable)
    • Snow Pads (deep snow landing)
  • USDA/USDI carded
  • OAS carded

Equipment

Available Equipment:

  • Line(s)
    • “Barry”, synthetic.
    • Load capacity = 4000 lbs.
    • Lengths are available from: 50′ – 100′ – 150′
  • Net(s)
    • 14′ x 14′ cargo net
    • Load Capacity = 4000 lbs.
  • Hook(s)
    • “On-Board Systems” remote cargo hook
    • Load Capacity = 3000 lbs.
  • Remote Fueling Operations
    • ground crew w/600 gal. fuel trailer

Pilot(s)

Qualifications Include:

  • Mountainous Terrain
  • Low-Level Reconnaissance
  • Vertical Reference
  • Water retardant delivery
  • Arial Ignition (PSD and Torch)
  • Passenger Transport
  • USDA/USDI carded
  • OAS carded

References

Forest Service (USFS)

Bureau of Indian Affairs – Department of Interior (DOI)

Wildlife Services – Department of Agriculture (USDA)

State of Minnesota – Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Ravalli County Search & Rescue – Ravalli County, MT

Tin Cup Water District – Darby, MT

Blodgett Irrigation District – Hamilton, MT

Fred Burr Irrigation District – Victor, MT

Private land owners – Rocky Mountain Region