Shrewsbury: Please be advised that the Haverfield Company will be conducting JCP&L's Annual Supervisory Vegetation Management Aerial Patrol. These inspections cover all transmission facilities system-wide. Patrols consist of Transmission Forestry Supervision personnel that accompanies the pilot in order to identify effectiveness of prior year's herbicide application and identification of any conditions warranting further inspection from the ground and/or corrective action.
Haverfield Company will be conducting the inspections on all JCP&L Transmission Lines, beginning on or about Monday, September 24th through October 2nd, weather permitting. The pilot will be in communication with local airports when in their airspace and 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 scheduled for these patrols is a black, Hughes MD500, w/ registration (tail) number N8688F.