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HeloPod™

HeloPod™ Dip Tank / Cistern System

What is it?…  Our new HeloPod is a portable / transportable convertible-top tank and water storage system designed with the constant and flexible needs of dynamic air operations in mind.

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Call our HeloPod™ team today at 844.766.5763 to get a first look at this exciting new piece of equipment that will help maximize the proficiency of your Fire Department.

HeloPod Features:

  • Large capacity convertible-roof cisterns ranging from 3,000 – 14,000 gallons
  • The units weigh approximately 4,000 lbs. – 6,500 lbs.  –  10,000 lbs. * empty
  • Easily transportable via flatbed wrecker, hook truck, tilt-bed trailer or heavy lift helicopter
  • Optional retractable security top keeps the public out of the tank! Locks in place; easy to remove
  • Concealed plumbing connections – supports engines, water tenders & helicopter OPS
  • HeloPods have no internal or external hang up points that can snag snorkel hoses or “bambi buckets”
  • HeloPods can hold water, PHOS-CHEK or gel
  • Plumbing supports ground loading or aerial loading
  • The wide 8′ opening supports “Bambi-Buckets” as well as snorkel OPS
  • Reinforced steel sidewalls for durability
  • Internal tank is coated with Rhino Liner

In the above video, Ventura County Fire Department Copter 7 Aviation Unit does their first Dip Test and evaluation of the PumpPodUSA mobile HeloPod Dip Tank.  This was performed at the Newberry Park Heli-Spot in June 2018.  A new fill valve activation Communications package was added in November.

In the above video, OCFA Air OPS Copter 2 performs Dip Testing and product evaluation on PumpPodUSA mobile HeloPod in Aliso Viejo, CA Heli-Spot, September 2018

HeloPod Options:

Top corner lights for night OPS, Internal tank area lights for night OPS, Pumps, Hoses, Generator(s), Extension Cords, Telescoping Ladder

Bonus Features:

  • The floor is reinforced to withstand Bambi-Bucket or Snorkel impact

  • 2 – 4’’ built in fill / drafting ports with ball valves
  • Built in hose door on left for hose and continuous fill OPS
  • The interior can be lit on all four corners with white LEDs to illuminate the red center floor target
  • Corners can be fitted with Green LED lights to assist pilots

Click here for a PDF Info Sheet on the HeloPod

HeloPod Info Sheet (PDF)

Storage Area:

  • Ample storage for pumps, hoses, fittings, tools, MRE’s, water, etc…
  • Bulkhead for 7,000 gallon unit includes a walk-in door for ease of access and no confined space requirements
  • Size varies for 7,000 gallon and 4,000 gallon unit
  • Optional Items:
    • Electronics Suite for remote activation via radio, bluetooth, and WiFi app
    • Two (2) 8′ x 4″ flexible suction hoses for engine drafting
    • Transfer pump(s)
    • Generator(s)
    • Low water level communications package*
    • Water level control float valve
    • Gel Mixing Plant
    • Telescoping ladder
*Some geographic restrictions may apply

Learn More

Call our HeloPod™ team today at 844.766.5763 to get a first look at this exciting new piece of equipment that will help maximize the proficiency of your Fire Department.