Our fleet and specialized equipment allows us to perform a great variety of flight missions including:

Power Line Construction


With experience in many aspects of power line construction for power line subcontractors and power companies, the crew at Lohman helicopter can help with:

•Pulling Sockline in rough terrain and urbanized areas
•Building Towers and lattice erection
•Installation of hardware
•Tower removal
•Installing Insulators
•Moving Foundation Drills for Micropile Foundations
•Setting Poles
•Moving Equipment

Precision Lift External Load


If you need it LIFTED we can do it! With the ability to fly materials flown to remote locations, on top of buildings or air conditioners set on top of a high rise in town we can do it. Our helicopters are the ideal “air-crane” they are tough, helicopters can be the ultimate construction tool! We can set power-poles, fly gravel, cement, tools and equipment to just about any location you desire!

With the permission from the FAA, we can even lift objects in the middle of busy city, for example a sign on the top of a Skyscraper in downtown San Diego, California.

Lohman Helicopter is the Premier External Load Lift Company, we will travel anywhere, anytime.

Please contact us for a quote, and lift capabilities of our helicopters.

Charter Flights


Operating under FAA Rules 135 as an Air Carrier.
 
Approved by the FAA for flights in Mexico, Canada, Hawaii, Alaska and contiguous lower 48 States.

 

Cellular Sites & Towers


Need to build cellular site or antenna in inaccessible terrain ? That task can be impossible without a helicopter to serve as an aerial crane!

The pilots at Lohman Helicopter can fly in excavation equipment, haul cement, any construction supplies needed, and set the towers or antennas.

Seismic Exploration


Lohman Helicopter provides a turbine helicopter with GPS for bag running and tracking. We also will provide ground crew and support equipment for seismic operations.

Aerial Fertilizing & Seeding


Lohman Helicopter has 3 buckets with capacities ranging from 25 cubic feet to 45 cubic feet. We have the ability to dispense seed and herbicides at rates as low as 1/4 pound per acre and have flow rates as high as twenty-five pounds per acre.

Whether your need is seeding, fertilizing or herbicides, we can do it! After an area has been seeded we can also drop straw allowing the best opportunity for seed germination and minimizing erosion.

Agricultural & Fruit Orchard Crop Dusting & Spraying Forestry/Aquatic/Pasture/Rangeland/Right-of-Way


Lohman Helicopter provides a large variety of aerial applications services for agriculture, apple/cherry/fruit orchard, forestry, rangeland, and even aquatic environments. We have liquid spray systems and buckets that we can disperse, granular herbicides, fertilizers and seed.

Cherry Drying & Frost Protection


Cherry drying and frost protection contracts are based on a first-come, first-serve basis and helicopter availability. Our pilots can fly helicopters at night in your orchard to save your crop from unexpected deep freezes.

Lohman helicopter can provide “Exclusive Use” contracts or we offer “Call When Needed” contracts to protect your orchards and farms.

During cherry drying season we typically have 6 helicopters available for dispatch. Bell 206 Long Rangers, Bell 407, MD600, Bell UH-1 Huey, and the Robinson R44.

Fire Fighting


Our helicopters can be quickly outfitted with equipment needed to assist firefighting either through water buckets or other types of flame retardants.

Animal Survey, Capture (ACETA)


Our helicopters, carded pilots and crew can perform ACETA (Aerial Capture, Eradication, and Tagging of Animals). Anywhere in the lower 48 we can provide safe, skilled crews to meet your needs.

Forest Management


Lohman Helicopter can perform many forest management needs:

• Timber Surveys
• Aerial Ignition
• Aerial Herbicide / Vegetation Control