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  • CH-47 Chinook Helicopter Road Transport

    CH-47 Chinook Helicopter Road Transport

    IMT is excited to announce the inception of our CH-47 Chinook helicopter road transport service! This twin engine, tandem rotor, heavy-lift helicopter is a workhorse of the US military since the 1960’s. The Chinook derives its name from the Native American Chinook people and its many variants are used by 16 nations around the world. […]

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  • Accelerometer in a Trailer?

    Helicopter Trailer

    IMT strives to stay at the forefront of the newest technology for specialty transportation. This means constantly looking for ways to improve our advanced Helicopter Trailer system in order to provide the highest levels of safety and security for your most valuable assets.   The newest addition to our trailer is a 3-axis accelerometer to […]

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  • Firefighters Without Borders

    Fire Truck

    Recently IMT had the privilege of working with Firefighters Without Borders (FWB) Canada, which is a registered charity operating out of British Columbia. FWB offers support to emergency service organizations in countries with a demonstrated need. Most often these are developing countries without the proper infrastructure necessary to respond to the fallout from volcanoes, earthquakes, […]

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  • Texas Aerospace

    Super Puma loading in the Houston dock

    We are unsure if everything is bigger in Texas, however one thing is certain, Texas Aerospace is massive and only getting bigger. Texas is one of the most important locations for the global aerospace and aviation industry. It is home to the world-famous Johnson Space Center and two of the world’s busiest airports. The Texas […]

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  • Over Dimensional Freight Transport

    OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

    Over Dimensional Freight vs Heavy Haul Transport   While our specialty is transporting high-value cargo for the aerospace industry, we also have the opportunity to transport a wide variety of over dimensional freight.   You will often hear the “Heavy Haul” buzzword in the industry, but we want to make a clear distinction between a […]

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  • How to Transport Aircraft Engines

    Transport an aircraft engine

    Proven Methods to Transport Aircraft Engines   So how do you transport aircraft engines? You have a multi-million dollar asset ready to go, but it’s across the continent from your downed aircraft, customer, MRO facility, etc.  You can’t FedEx these things (no offence to anyone who has tried). Rail transportation isn’t convenient and will probably damage […]

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  • Pink Helicopter Road Transportation

    Helicopter on a trailer

    Helicopter Road Transportation   Ever wondered what a helicopter dipped in pink frosting looks like? Well so did we, check out the Hello Kitty inspired Sikorsky S-92 helicopter on an expandable double drop trailer. IMT was contracted for helicopter road transportation from Tacoma, WA to North Saanich, British Columbia.   Originating in South Korea, this helicopter was […]

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  • Evolution of Helicopter Trailers

    Helicopter on trailer

    Helicopter Trailers for Road Transportation   The technology and equipment used for transporting a helicopter on the road has improved dramatically over the years. Helicopter trailers have made it possible to transport your aircraft safely and efficiently over large distances.   The first operational helicopter was the Focke-Wulf Fw 61 in 1936, however it wasn’t […]

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  • The Extra Mile

    Jet Engine Transportation

    You hear the cliché often: “We go the extra mile for our customers.” For a trucking company it can be meant both literally and figuratively. Clichés aside, what does that really mean? The extra mile could be as simple as providing a high level of service to your customers, at IMT we prefer to quantify […]

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  • Top 8 Trucker Pet Peeves

    Top 8 Trucker Pet Peeves

    Disclaimer* While this article is meant to poke a little fun at the operators of passenger vehicles, we have all seen truckers pulling rookie moves on the road as well. It is one of the reasons why IMT has a strict selection process that requires a minimum of 10 years’ experience with heavy haul or […]

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