First Energy Helicopter Performing Aerial Patrols

SPRINGFIELD (Feb. 12, 2020) ─ Ohio Edison will perform aerial patrols in the region today and tomorrow, company officials have announced.

The company will perform Comprehensive Visual Inspections (CVIs) on all Ohio Edison 138kV transmission lines. These inspections are expected to take approximately eight weeks, weather permitting, according to the company’s announcement.

The aircraft that will be used is a black Hughes MD500 helicopter with red registration numbers on the tail.

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