Texas Department of Public Safety

Geographic Area:
Southern
Source:
Texas Department of Public Safety
Map Location:
Austin, TX
San Antonio, TX
Edenburg, TX
Laredo, TX
Map Location Number:
5
6
7
8
Make & Model:
Note: Photo may be only a representation of the available helicopter and is not necessarily a photo of the actual helicopter
3-A-star (AS 350 B3) Hoist, 1-Eurocopter (EC 145) Hoist, 11-A-Star (AS 350 B2) Short-Haul

Eurocopter, photographer Bidgee
Recovery Device or Method:
Both (Hoist and Short-haul)
FM Radio Programmable:
No
Ordering Procedure:

GACC or 911 dispatch centers should coordinate requests through TX DPS dispatch at phone #: 512-424-7391.
Additional contact Chief Pilot Bill Nabors 512-569-0531.

Administrative Information:

None

Notes:

FM Radio Programmable note: State mutual aid frequencies. TX DPS has a total of 15 helicopters, 4 with hoist capability and the remaining 11 (AS 350 B2’s) with short-haul capability. The referenced locations are for the current home base of the hoist aircraft only. Short-haul aircraft are pre-positioned across the state. Aircraft are re-positioned as needed, call for current locations.

This page was last modified on February 14, 2020