Notice of FE/JCP&L Transmission Vegetation Management Aerial Patrols
FirstEnergy/JCP&L Trans Vegetation Management will be conducting Annual Vegetation Management aerial patrols. Patrols are intended to identify conditions that may be a threat to the safety and reliability of the transmission system. Please be advised that Haverfield Aviation will be the helicopter company assisting in the inspections on all JCP&L transmission lines, projected to begin June 12, 2018 through June 14, 2018, weather permitting.
The pilot will be in communication with any local airports when in their airspace. The helicopter will be flying at a speed of about 35-40 mph above or alongside the lines, and may circle around for a closer inspection.
The helicopter (see photo) is MD500: Black with Red Stripe: tail number N5027P
As always, poor weather and emergency patrols/repairs elsewhere may cause re-scheduling and/or delays.
The flight plan is as follows: JCP&L:
Northern Districts: June 12-13
Central Districts: June 13-14