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Wildfire Suppression

ROTAK operates its fleet of helicopters in support of wildfire missions across the United States Seasonally. ROTAK continues to grow its presence in wildfire suppression in other geographic regions across the globe.

photo credit NASH FISCHER
photo credit NASH FISCHER

Montana

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bear creek fire N357KA
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watering the trees
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HVAC Las Vegas Convention Center

ROTAK conducted the largest HVAC construction project in history by helicopter in Las Vegas for the new Convention center. A testament to the K-MAX's capability, cost effective, quiet, and simple.

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ROTAK LVCC
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HVAC lift
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ROTAK LVCC crew
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Washington Pole Replacement

ROTAK replaced multiple wooden structures in an urban environment near Covington Washington when access for ground equipment was not feasible. 

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safety meeting
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on pole
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K-MAX above
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Gravel haul for trail construction

ROTAK was hired to haul over 750,000 pounds of gravel to support a trail construction project in Juneau Alaska. Our Crews successfully

completed this project in 2 operational days and expedited the construction process for our client.

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super sacks Juneau
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N357KA Trail Mix
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super sacks 6000lb
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BPA Hood River 115kV Transmission line rebuild

ROTAK was a key asset for the rebuild of BPA's 23 mile 115 kV transmission line. ROTAK supplied aerial services for two seasons of work to complete this project.

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Hood River BPA
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Bruno Levi
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setting drills

Tramway Bull-wheel Replacement 

ROTAK replaced the bull wheels in one of Alaska's iconic tramways to keep operations running smooth for seasonal tourism. ROTAK's team conducted HEC missions and heavy lift services to complete this project.

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K-MAX N803RA Juneau
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K-MAX N803RA bull wheel
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K-MAX N803RA HEC
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Pilatus PC-12 Recovery mission  Alaska

ROTAK's recovery team saved a medivac Pilatus PC-12 aircraft 70 miles west of Illiamna Alaska in some of the most unfavorable conditions. The project success led to the repair and re-service of the aircraft for future missions.

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Refinery Tower Wreck out Texas

Telecom towers sometimes become obsolete, in this instance ROTAK was employed to remove a 300 ft tower from the center of a refinery near Three Rivers Texas.

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Peterbilt in containment
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Crew in Texas
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Removing the tower
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Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief Puerto Rico

For 14 months ROTAK rebuilt over 100 miles of transmission line from 115 kV to 238 kV across the island. ROTAK also assisted with other disaster relief efforts throughout our term.

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tower set Puerto Rico
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Two in the field
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ocean shot 1
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USCG R-21 Site Builds

ROTAK has been instrumental in the construction of the USCG R-21 sites throughout Alaska's coast lines. The R-21 sites provide emergency services communication for marine vessels operating in Alaskan waters.

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KMAX com shelter
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Rural-Broad r-21_2
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USCG com shelter placement
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Telecommunications throughout Alaska 

ROTAK was founded in support of telecommunication projects in Alaska. Our crews served Alaska's largest telecom provider exclusively for over 4 years and continue operations nationwide for these missions.

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