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Powerline operations


Dwyer Aviation Services offers specialised helicopter services for the surveillance and maintenance of distribution and transmission powerline networks across Queensland. All our procedures and equipment are fully CASA certified and all crew regularly undertake both electricity industry and powerline flying safety courses. Our aerial powerline servi ces include:

• Powerline Inspections – For emergency call-outs or routine patrols
• Methodical Fault Finding and Reporting
• Powerline Stringing – For repairs or construction of new lines
• Powerline Cleaning – Powerline insulator washing
• Heavy Lifting – Including power poles and equipment
• Aerial Tree Trimming with ‘The Cisco Saw’


Methodical fault finding and reporting

Dwyer Aviation Services can provide an end to end asset inspection and reporting service utilising electrical industry experts.

• High quality and resolution GPS asset tagged images
• Images individually assessed by a team of qualified asset inspectors
• Data and images are packaged and integrated into client’s existing asset management software
• Exclusive to Dwyer Aviation Services in Queensland


The service offers:

• Enhanced safety with increased patrol height (400ft)
• Reduced noise solution at less than 65db
• Greater throughput with up to 500-700 poles per day
• Cost effective – in line with ground based rates
• Asset owner developed and proven solution
• Outstanding proven results in Queensland – after cyclones and floods