World’s Largest Civil Aerial Firefighting Fleet Undergoes Maintenance in Sacramento

(KTXL) — In a recent video from CAL FIRE a behind-the-scenes look is given at the fire agency’s entire air fleet being serviced in Sacramento.

More than 65 aircraft from CAL FIRE’s statewide air fleet flew into the fire agency’s Aviation Management Unit at McClellan Park.

Currently, CAL FIRE’s aviation fleet consists of the Grumman S-2T airtanker, Bell UH-1H Super Huey Helicopter, Sikorsky S70i Helicopters and North American OV-10A (and one D Model) Bronco Air Tactical Aircraft.

These dozens of fixed-wing and rotary aircraft are positioned statewide at 14 air tanker bases, 10 CAL FIRE helitack bases and one CAL FIRE/San Diego County Sheriff helitack base.

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