2004-2005 Field Season

McMurdo Station Air Operations

 

  McMurdo-based aircraft (Helicopters, Twin Otter and LC-130 fixed-wing aircraft) will continue to support USAP researchers and program logistical functions.  

Petroleum Helicopters Inc. (PHI) will provide helicopter support with four helicopters (two AS-350-B2 “A-Stars” and two Bell 212s) based out of McMurdo Station. They will support researches in the McMurdo Dry Valleys, Royal Society Range and on Ross Island.

http://www.phihelico.com/

 

 

New York Air National Guard will provide re-supply and research support to South Pole Station. They will support research activities at Siple Dome, Byrd Surface Camp, Thwaites Glacier Camp, Pine Island Camp, and Beardmore Glacier.

http://www-105aw.ang.af.mil/


 

Twin Otter aircraft, operated by Kenn Borek Air will be used by a number of projects throughout the USAP area of operations.

http://www.borekair.com/