Meticulously detailed, the aircraft is set against the Butte County Sheriff pilot wings, and the description text is bordered by the American flag and state flag, the Sheriff Aviation Unit patch, and the Search & Rescue patch.
Perfect for award presentations, the office and home, or as a gift for that aviation fan.
Printed on high quality, heavy weight Luster paper using a 12 color pigmented, archival ink system.
- Print Size: 17 x 13
- Edition Size: Open
- Paper Type: Heavy Weight Luster
- Ink Type: Lucia EX Archival Pigment
- Illustrated by: Eric Lian
- Published and printed by: Lian Media
The description on the print states:
N505HB is a Bell 505 operated by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Unit and based at Oroville Municipal Airport (KOVE) in Oroville, California.
The aircraft is powered by a single Safran Arrius 2R turboshaft generating 505 shp for a top speed of 145 mph and a range of 385 miles. The cockpit is equipped with the Garmin G1000H glass avionics suite, and a cargo hook is installed for short hauling personnel and cargo.
The aviation unit supports ground patrol units by aiding in on-view or in-progress crime responses, including locating suspects involved in serious offenses, conducting pursuits, and performing surveillance. Additionally, they collaborate with the Special Enforcement Unit and Special Weapons and Tactics team during operations, and provide other services including search and rescue, firefighting, critical infrastructure inspections, surveys related to fire and natural disaster management.