Job #457: Helicopter Transport Trailer - JBI Helicopter Services


Clegg Industries custom designed, engineered and outfitted this unique “fly-on” helicopter transport trailer with a very low clearance drop deck for use in parts of the United States and Canada with older underpasses.  The trailer was tailored to handle multiple helicopter models; Bell 407 Standard and High Skid Gear, BHT-206B3-MD-1, BHT-206L3-MD-1, and BHT-407-MD-1.

Features of multi-use low clearance helicopter transport trailer include:

  • 40’ long x 102” wide (deck width-82 in. between fenders) x deck height-28”
  • 3 @ 7,000 lb. e-z lube axles
  • G.V.W.R- 18,000 lbs.
  • Air Ride hitch / coupler / axles
  • Brakes-all wheel electric over hydraulic brakes
  • Radial tires-235/80 R 16 (3,520 lbs.)
  • Dual hydraulic landing gear at the front end of the trailer deck
  • Single 12,000 lb. drop foot jack
  • Enclosed gooseneck structure; steel plates
  • Dropped deck height; 20”
  • Dropped deck width forward of wheels to gooseneck drop wall; 102”
  • Dropped deck width with Landing Side Boards Deployed; 126”
  • Through deck tie downs in four places on each side of dropped deck
  • Tie down rings in floors 4 places on each side
  • LED light bars illuminate landing deck only; one on gooseneck and one on rear deck
  • Proprietary Rotor Capture System