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    Author(s): P.M. Stevens; Edward H. Clarke
    Date: 1974
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-020. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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    Description

    This report presents a general overview of factors relevant to the productive and safe use of helicopters for timber harvesting, with emphasis on candidate helicopters and their characteristics.

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    Citation

    Stevens, P.M.; Clarke, Edward H. 1974. Helicopters for logging: characteristics, operation, and safety considerations. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-020. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 16 p

    Keywords

    helicopter logging, skidding methods (aircraft), logging economics

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