ECS has the strategic advantage of self-performing helicopter-aided construction. ECS Aviations new MD 600N® helicopters enables ECS to maintain a competitive edge, with enhanced productivity and construction flexibility beyond most construction contractors. Led by ECS Director of Aviation, Tim Brown, ECSA comprises of a fleet of two late model MD600N helicopters, 3 pilots, and additional support personnel, specially designed and trained with the latest rigging and flight following procedures, making ECSA’s number one goal to provide the safest and most efficient helicopter support operations in the transmission construction industry. With the aid of ECSA, construction can be completed with a minimum of manpower, time, and environmental disturbance, especially on projects that involve time constraints, remote access, or strenuous conditions.
EC Source Aviation (ECSA) is an ECS wholly owned subsidiary committed to supporting all helicopter aided construction for ECS and its affiliated companies. With its advanced NOTAR® anti-torque system, the MD 600N® is a member of an exclusive class of the safest, quietest helicopters in the world. The aircraft, which features an eight-place, light, single turbine engine, provides high performance and increased capacity for greater versatility. With dramatically low operating costs, it flies faster, hovers higher, and provides the agility and exceptional handling required in tight utility rows.
ECS is able to provide cost efficient and reliable construction services, including:
- pole setting requiring aerial access
- lattice erection
- sockline pulling in rough terrain and urbanized areas
- speedy personnel transport
- installation of hardware
- tower removal
With the aid of ECS Aviation, construction can be completed with a minimum of manpower, time, and environmental disturbance, especially on projects that involve time constraints, remote access, or strenuous conditions.