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Illustrated by: Eric Lian
CAL FIRE Kneeland Helitack 'Copter 102' N493DF 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 and 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.
The description states:
Kneeland Helitack Copter 102 is a UH-1H Super Huey based in the Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit in Kneeland, California. The crew consists of one pilot, two fire captains, and six firefighters. Their primary responsibility is to respond to callouts for initial attack on wildfires and other emergencies. Copter 102 can deliver a 7-person crew with firefighting hand tools and drop 324 gallons of water and foam using a Bambi Bucket. 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.
Kneeland Helitack responds to approximately 100 fires per year in an area that spans north to the Oregon border, south to Mendocino, and east