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Heliwagon has announced a distributor agreement with aircraft completions and maintenance company AeroBrigham.
Based in Waco, Texas, Heliwagon is the provider of the well-known remote-controlled landing dolly for helicopters, which eliminates the need for tugs and tows. The Heliwagon features a wireless range of 500 feet, and can be controlled from inside or outside the helicopter.
As part of its new partnership with Heliwagon, AeroBrigham will have a Heliwagon platform — with a custom AeroBrigham logo — at its Decatur, Texas, facility to demonstrate to its customers, offering them the chance to operate the platform with a helicopter on it.
“We chose AeroBrigham because of their success and dedication to customers and customer service,” said Brad Seibold, president of Heliwagon. “We see a company succeed, and that’s a company we want to partner with because they know how to take care of their customers.”
AeroBrigham will initially have a Bell 429 on its Heliwagon to demonstrate to customers, but will use the platform to transport some of the larger aircraft at its facility into the future.
“Our customers are coming to our facility often — either during the completions process or to pickup their aircraft — and they will be able to see a helicopter on the Heliwagon and drive it around,” said David Brigham, president of AeroBrigham. “The Heliwagon will help our operations as well because we have a lot of aircraft, so it’ll be nice to move those aircraft without having to use a tug.”
“We’re excited to be partnering with AeroBrigham,” said Seibold, “and we feel that they can take us to the next level.”
This year, Heliwagon is celebrating a decade of changing the way operators move their helicopters.