CAL FIRE Howard Forest Helitack Bell UH-1H Huey 'Copter 101' N499DF

Print Sizes Available: 

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

Illustrated by: Eric Lian

CAL FIRE Howard Forest Helitack 'Copter 101' N499DF is an art print from an original illustration. (This is not a photograph)
Meticulously detailed, the helicopter is set against the California state flag, and the description text is bordered by the CAL FIRE patch and unit logo.

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:

Howard Forest Helitack Copter 101 is a UH-1H Super Huey based at Howard Forest Station 5 miles south of Willits, CA. The crew consists of one pilot, two fire captains, six firefighters, and an engineer. Their primary responsibility is to respond to callouts for initial attack on wildfires and other emergencies.

Copter 101 can deliver a 7-person helitack crew with firefighting hand tools and drop 324 gallons of water and foam using a Bambi Bucket. The helicopter and crew may also be used in a number of other missions including hoist air rescue, aerial ignition, cargo sling load, troop transport, reseeding operations, and mapping.

Howard Forest Helitack covers over 3,530,000 acres of state and federal land.

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