Source: Orange County Register, 19-Apr-12
The helicopters were sold to Truscott Contracting, Ltd, said Newport police Chief Jay Johnson, who is also chairman of the ABLE Board of Governors. Truscott Contracting is based in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada. (see full story) HeliHub.com Editor note – Trustcott Contracting currently owns one Robinson R44 II, registered C-FSRT
Source: Daily Pilot, 02-Jul-11
As of Friday, the John Wayne Airport hangar that housed ABLE’s three EC120 helicopters will become a storage space for the aircraft dubbed “Eagle,” which is jointly owned by Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Both cities have dismantled the shared police helicopter program, thus ending a 15-year partnership. Both city councils decided to cut ABLE [...]
Peter Adderton has asked Costa Mesa City Council to give him a little time to put a deal together to provide helicopter service through a private company. He asked the Council to give him a little time to put a deal together to provide helicopter service through a private company.