Airborne Electrical Maintenance Contractor Providing Helicopter Powerline Live-Line / Bare-Hand Maintenance Services to the Electric Utility Industry under the brand Airmobile ® - using contracted helicopter services from FAA approved commercial helicopter operators, in support of Airmobile ® Operations.

USA Airmobile History

Michael P. Kurtgis pioneered the introduction of helicopters into the energized environment from a skid-mounted platform in 1979.  In 1981 he made the first Helicopter Bare-Hand contact with an energized conductor.  His efforts produced the world's first and fastest helicopter insulator washing method.  He has been awarded U.S. and international patents for Helicopter Live-Line/Bare-Hand maintenance methods and equipment.  The Airmobile brand of Live-Line/Bare-Hand maintenance is the safest and fastest cost-effective way to maintain your transmission system's reliability.

Our Mission is to provide Electric Utilities World-Wide safe, productive, cost effective alternatives to maintain energized transmission line systems for the 21st Century.

Corporate Certification :

FAA / PMA    -- Parts Manufacturing Agency Authority
FAA / STC s    various for Bell 206 series U.S. and Foreign Patents

Corporate Affiliation :

IBEW  Local Union 222 State of Florida Contract
Since 1995

IBEW  International Union Contract Washington D.C. 
Since 1998

NECA   National Electrical Contractors Association

HAI  Helicopter Association International

EPRI - Epri Solutions

  Senior Member Grade

Profession Affiliation:

IEEE  ESMOL committee WG, TF

CIGRE International Conference on Large High Voltage Electric Systems

FAA   Rotorcraft Task Force

ARAC committee

NAFI  National Association Flight Instructors

HAI  UPAC committee, External Loads WG

AOPA  Aircraft Owners and Pilots Associat ion


  (954) 584-7000
Fax:  (954) 584-7004
Electronic Mail:
Postal Address:
4121 Southwest 47th Avenue, Suite 1305
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33314