Utility Services

Over the past 30 years of operation, HeliStream has operated helicopters in a wide variety of Utility applications. Our pilots and staff have coordinated projects with private companies as well as state and federal agencies. Our Company has the resources to provide a wide range of exclusive helicopter lift services in California, such as the inspection of Power line lighting systems on night vision goggles (NVG).

Contact Us

24 hours a day – 7 days a week

(714) 662-3163 Orange County
(619) 448-2540 San Diego

HeliStream offers the following key utility (helicopter lift) services:

  • Thermo-graphic Scanning
  • Planning and Survey
  • Wire Stringing Operations
  • External Load
  • Power line Quality Control Inspection
  • Lineman Skid Transfer
  • Marker Ball Installation
  • Frost Control
  • Remote Crew and Cargo Transfer

Our experience includes the precision placement and transport of the following:

  • Concrete
  • Bolted Steel Connections
  • Sensitive Survey Equipment
  • Fire Suppression Kits
  • Environmental Restoration Equipment
  • Safety Gear
  • Tool Baskets
  • Electrical and Water Delivery systems

HeliStream operates and maintains a fleet of over 20 aircraft, which provides great flexibility to suit any mission. Our aircraft are maintained to the highest safety standard and we are fully staffed to meet most maintenance requirements in the field. We also provide ground and logistic support including on site parts delivery and exchange as well as 24-hour mobile fuel service in California.

Helicopter lift operations can be vital to the safe and effective completion of any project. Here are just a few examples of how our helicopters can make the difference on your next project:

  • Greatly reduces the environmental impact
  • Addresses property owner concerns
  • Ferry men, tools and hardware avoiding sensitive areas
  • Increased efficiency and speed of work
  • Access to difficult or hazardous areas
  • On call delivery of parts, personnel and equipment

The following are some examples of projects we recently completed:

San Diego Gas and Electric
Sunrise Power link Project
Helistream supported the construction of this 117nm 500kv and 230kv power line project, which was completed on June 6th, 2012

Southern California Edison
We conduct ongoing Aerial Surveys and Inspections of Edison’s Substations and power line infrastructure throughout Southern California.

Irvine Water District
Our services with this municipality have included Aerial evaluation and appraisal flights throughout the district.