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Bighorn Helicopters has carefully selected these aircraft as these machines possess the performance and stability for safely accomplishing a variety of missions in varying geographics.

All Bighorn’s aircraft are equipped with survival and first aid kits as well as fire extinguishers.  Clicking on the link opens the aircraft type data.

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Bell 206B
The Bell 206B is a solid, reliable light category Bell helicopter utilizing a two bladed main rotor system. The most sought after helicopter in its class for decades in North America.

 Seating Capacity  4  Cargo space internal   n/a
 Cruise speed  120 mph  Cargo space external: utility basket  20″ x 20″ x 7″
 Max. external load weight  800 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   200 lbs
 Medivac capability  Yes  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  Bubble
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  110 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  2.5 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the Bell 206B helicopter from Wikipedia.

Hughes MD 500D
This McDonnel Douglas light category helicopters five bladed main rotor system makes this aircraft extremely maneuverable and responsive. The H500D is second to none for wildlife management programs such as capture.

 

 Seating Capacity  4  Cargo space internal   n/a
 Cruise speed  140 mph  Cargo space external: utility basket  Cargo Pod
 Max. external load weight  1200 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   220 lbs
 Medivac capability  No  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  120 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  2.5 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the Hughes MD 500 helicopter from Wikipedia.

Astar 350 B2
The AS350 series intermediate Airbus Helicopters provide unsurpassed stability on heavier loads in all geographics; exemplary for mountain flying longlining and passenger carriage. The Astar AS350B2 utilizes a three blade main rotor system and Aerial engine.

 

 Seating Capacity  5 or 6  Cargo space internal  15 cft
 Cruise speed  135 mph  Cargo space external: utility basket  20″ x 20″ x 7″
 Max. external load weight  1800 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   250 lbs
 Medivac capability  Yes  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lap belt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  170 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  3.5 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the Astar 350 helicopter from Wikipedia.

Astar 350 SD2
The AS350 series intermediate Airbus Helicopters provide unsurpassed stability on heavier loads in all geographics; exemplary for mountain flying longlining and passenger carriage. The ASTAR AS350SD2 utilizes a three blade main rotor system and Lycoming engine.

 Seating Capacity  5 or 6  Cargo space internal  15 cft
 Cruise speed  135 mph  Cargo space external: utility basket  20″ x 20″ x 7″
 Max. external load weight  2000 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   250 lbs
 Medivac capability  Yes  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  170 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  2.7 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the Astar 350 helicopter from Wikipedia.

Astar 350 B3
The AS350 series intermediate Airbus Helicopters provide unsurpassed stability on heavier loads in all geographics; exemplary for mountain flying longlining and passenger carriage. The ASTAR AS350B3 utilizes a three blade main rotor system and Aerial engine. The B3 is the heavier lift intermediate helicopter.

 

 Seating Capacity  5 or 6  Cargo space internal  15 cft
 Cruise speed  135 mph  Cargo space external: utility basket  20″ x 20″ x 7″
 Max. external load weight  2500 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   250 lbs
 Medivac capability  Yes  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  200 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  3.5 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the Astar 350 helicopter from Wikipedia.

MBB BK117B2
This MBB BK117B2  (Airbus Helicopter) heavy intermediate helicopter enhances safety, power and stability via its 750 twin engines and four blade main rotor system. This is a remarkable aircraft that we have equipped for multi purpose use; the cabin variants are: 7 passenger seating; Full medical equipment; Open cabin for cargo.

 

 Seating Capacity   6  Cargo space internal  128 cft
 Cruise speed  130 kts  Cargo space external   N/A
 Max. external load weight  2000 lbs  Cargo space external allowed weight   N/A
 Full medical interior  Yes  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  Yes
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped  Yes  Fuel consumption litres  330 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets  Yes  Fuel range flying hours  2.0 hours
 In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes

More information on the MBB BK 117 helicopter from Wikipedia.

Cessna 305A
This rare vintage Ector ex-military fixed wing aircraft is one of the most highly rated for survey, telemetry , and data collecting projects. It’s LTS engine powers the reliable one propeller system. We have customized the Cessna 305A L19 with a Stohl Kit and wheels or wheelskiis for increased safety year round regardless of the flying location.

 Passenger Seating Capacity   1  In cabin Accessory equipment ports    Yes
 Cruise speed  120 mph  Cargo space internal  n/a
 Max. external load weight  n/a  Cargo space external  n/a
 Medivac Capable Sitting  Yes  Cargo space internal allowed weight  250 lbs
 Medivac Capable Stretcher  No  External equipment mount  Yes
 Webtracking flight monitoring  Yes  External equipment by hook  No
 Satellite phone  Yes  Windows  High Visibility
 Shoulder harness, lapbelt equipped
 Yes  Fuel consumption litres  50 litres
 Noise reduction intercom headsets
 Yes  Fuel range flying hours  4.5 hours

More information on the Cessna 305A from Wikipedia.

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Ancillary Equipment list:

  • 1 ton 4x4 trucks
  • Jet A tank trailers
  • Avgas tank trailer
  • Cargo trailer
  • Gooseneck trailer
  • Longlining equip
  • Nets
  • Cages
  • Cement bucket
  • Fertilizing & seeding bucket
  • Forest fire suppression equipment;
  • Capture equipment
  • Bobcat
  • Helicopter external cargo
  • Portable berms
  • Platform
  • Specialized utility equipment

Bighorn Helicopters Inc has access to a fully equipped Search and Rescue mobile treatment station.