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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Helicopter Transport Services is moving its heavy lift division to the Aurora State Airport after a dozen years at the Corvallis Municipal Airport.

“We ran out of space in the existing facility we have, and we needed a place where we could expand and where we could own the land,” HTS operations manager Mark Pilon said.

HTS moved its heavy lift division to leased space at the Corvallis airport in 2001, starting out with a couple of big Sikorskys and a handful of employees. The firm has grown significantly since then, with a fleet of about 20 choppers and 100 employees. More than 40 of those employees are based in Corvallis, Pilon said. Many of those employees are pilots and highly skilled mechanics earning hefty salaries.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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