CAL FIRE Bieber Helitack “Copter 202” N497DF with Hoist 2018 Paint Scheme [Crew Customized]

Print Sizes Available: 

  • Large: 17 x 13"
  • Small: 11 x 8.5"

Illustrated by: Eric Lian

Cal Fire Bieber Helitack “Copter 202” N497DF with Hoist [Crew Customized] is an art print from an original illustration. (This is not a photograph) Meticulously detailed, the print features the 2018 paint scheme, and the open rear door displaying the internal hoist. The helicopter is set against the California grizzly , and the description text contains the crew Mission, Vision, and Values statements is bordered by the customized crew logo, and the American flag.

Perfect for award presentations, the office or home, or as a gift for that helicopter fan. Printed on high quality, heavy weight Luster paper using a 12-color pigmented, archival ink system.

  • 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:

Bieber Helitack Copter 202 is a UH-1H Super Huey based in the Cal Fire CDF Lassen-Modoc Unit in Bieber, California. The crew consists of one pilot, two fire captains, and six firefighters. Their primary responsibility is to respond to call outs for initial attack on wildfires and other emergencies. 

Copter 202 can deliver a 7-person crew with fire fighting hand tools and drop 324 gallons of water and foam using a Bambi Bucket. On arrival at an incident, a fire captain and firefighters are deployed and initiate fire suppression actions. The helicopter and crew are also used in a number of other missions including air rescue, aerial ignition, cargo sling load, troop transport, reseeding operations, and mapping.

Bieber Helitack has an initial attack response area of nearly 4.4 million acres including Lassen, Modoc, and Shasta-Trinity National Forests.

Mission Statement: To cultivate future leaders for a career of professional excellence and service, by providing core leadership skills and development of strong decision-making.

Vision Statement: To work hard, remain vigilant, fulfill all commitments, while maintaining our skills and improve upon them throughout the years. To serve as good role models leading by example.

Values: Leadership, accountability, teamwork, honor, and respect.

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