Helitak Awarded Advanced Technology Award at Queensland Premiers Export Awards

Queensland, Australia – Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment announced on October 5th that the company had been awarded the Advanced Technologies Award during an awards ceremony for the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards. 

The prestigious awards celebrate the very best of the state of Queensland’s exporters led by Trade and Investment Queensland.

The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards is run in collaboration with Austrade and the Australian Export & Investment Awards. Helitak was chosen in a field of several other companies providing goods and services to the international marketplace and will now go on to become finalists in the national Australian Export Awards.

“We are incredibly proud of our team; this is a testament to their hard work and dedication. Thank you to our local Sunshine Coast suppliers who are a wider part of this achievement, we wouldn’t be here without you, and of course, thank you to our customers for backing the Helitak team,” said Jason Schellaars, CEO and founder of Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment.

“A big congratulations to the other finalists and winners – its phenomenal to see the great businesses behind Queensland’s export success,” he continued.

About Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment

Helitak Fire Fighting Equipment Pty Ltd, founded in 2006, is a Rotary Aerial Firefighting design and manufacturing company located on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. With over a decade of research, design, and development, Helitak has developed an efficient, compact, reliable, and cost-effective unit known as the Helitak Fire Tank. 

Helitak currently supplies fire tanks for the H125/AS350 Squirrel/AStar, Bell Medium range, Bell B214ST, B214B1, and BK117 airframes in addition to UH60/S70 Black Hawk and Super Puma tanks for type 1 aircraft capable of delivering 1100 gallons of water in single or multi-stage delivery.

Helitak is also in the process of delivering tanks for the CH-47 Chinook and Sikorsky S-92 which is anticipated in the first quarter of 2023.

Visit Helitak at the HAI Heli-Expo 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia, at Booth number B4244

Ryan Mason
Ryan Mason
Ryan is an accomplished writer and aerial photographer that has worked in the aviation industry for over a decade before co-founding AerialFire Magazine. Originally from Melbourne, Australia, Ryan is a former police officer that focuses his writing and photography efforts on para-public operations and agricultural aviation.

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