Skybird

Skybird High-Reach Bucket Trucks for Electrical Transmission

Skybird transmission bucket trucks by Versalift for the safe and reliable management of electrical transmission networks.

World Class Versatility - Skybird Transmission Aerial Lifts

At Versalift, the innovative Skybird transmission aerial lift is designed to be a stable, safe and reliable service vehicle for fleets working to manage and maintain the tallest and most inaccessible electric power transmission infrastructure. Since its founding in 1965, Versalift has been a leader in the innovation of aerial lifts, and has worked with many of the world’s largest electric power transmission organizations.

Skybird combines incredible vertical and horizontal reach with material handling, while exceeding ANSI specifications for electrical protection.

Working Height
217'
Height to Bottom of Platform
212'
Horizontal Reach
102'
Stowed Travel Height
Platform Capacity
1,323 lbs
Insulated or Non-insulated
Insulated
Material Handling
Yes

DEMAND VERSALIFT

Skybird and the Electric Power Transmission Industry

Because Versalift Skybird aerial lifts have such significant vertical and horizontal reach, they are engineered for incredible stability, with a full complement of redundant safety features. The Skybird is designed to support work at the greatest heights, and can reach as high as 211’, with a maximum working height of 217’. Phoenix aerial lifts have an impressive horizontal reach of 102’.

Organizations that work in the electrical transmission industry must ensure the safety of their people. Because electricity is dangerous, it is crucial that decision makers choose the safest equipment available to them. At Versalift, safety is the highest priority. The experienced team of design and sales engineers at Versalift deliver the highest quality tools, which will ensure that customers and their people safely get their specific jobs done right.

Engineering Each Skybird Aerial Lift

Customizations can help fleet managers to be confident in their equipment and in the safety of their linemen. As is the case with every Versalift transmission bucket truck in our fleet, there are adjustments and variations available for the Skybird. Because each Versalift Skybird transmission bucket truck is built by hand, and crafted with very close attention to detail, you can expect a safe, high quality and reliable aerial lift, built exactly to your specifications.

Bucket Trucks by Versalift are designed to work as part of your team

Aerial lifts by Versalift are delivered with the configuration, warranty and parts support that guarantee the lowest cost of ownership. Choose Skybird, a powerful aerial device built specifically for the Electrical Power Transmission Industry. Versalift is committed to keeping its Electrical Power Transmission Customers’ fleets on the road, and functioning with as little downtime as absolutely necessary.

Industries Served

Skybird high-reach work platforms are used exclusively in the Electric Power Transmission Industry.

VERSALIFT CUSTOMIZATIONS

Our Aerial lifts are built by hand. Since 1965, Versalift has continued to innovate in order to build the safest and most durable bucket truck available in the industry.

The Versalift sales team will help you find the right solution, and we will work to build the custom features you need to support your electric power transmission maintenance priorities.

At Versalift, our commitment to you is to deliver the highest quality, safest and most reliable transmission bucket trucks available on the market today.

WORLD’S FIRST ARTICULATED TELESCOPIC AERIAL DEVICE - 1980

A lot has changed since we built our first aerial lift in 1965. But one thing that has not is our approach. We build every Versalift to last, it is not unusual to see a 30 year old Versalift Bucket Truck being used daily!

UNIQUE VERSALIFT FEATURES

The culture of innovation and quality at Versalift powers our passion to be the best.

  • Non-Lube Lift Bearings - Non-Lube lift bearings require little to no maintenance and are designed to last the life of the truck
  • No Mandatory Tear-down - Versalift bucket trucks are engineered to the highest standard of quality so that they last safely and reliably
  • Torque Striping - An extra step that we take to ensure the quality of our work. All critical bolts are torque seal marked, allowing the lift operator to be more efficient, and to receive visual indication when a bolt is loose
  • Dual Pin Retention - Every critical pin on the bucket truck and lift assembly has a redundant pin-set, which is then torque striped. Safety is our priority, and our redundant systems prove that

About Versalift

As the industry quality leader in bucket trucks, Versalift also manufacturers aerial devices, digger derricks and other specialty equipment for power generation, transmission and distribution, investor-owned utility, telecommunication, light & sign, and tree care industries. Working with co-ops, municipalities, government agencies and corporations through its global network of facilities and family of distributors, the company manufactures, sells and services bucket trucks in North America, South America, and Europe and employs nearly 700 associates worldwide. For further information about telescopic articulated bucket trucks please contact us at sales@versalift.com.

  • Working Height
    217 ft (66.14 m)
    Height to Bottom of Platform
    211 ft (64.31 m)
    Horizontal Reach
    102 ft (31.09 m)
    Stowed Travel Height
    13.5 ft (3.96 m)
    Platform Capacity
    1323 lbs (600.1 kg)
    Platform Rotation
    120º
    Insulated or Non-insulated
    Insulated
    Material Handling
    Yes