AgSur Aviones has been named an official distribution partner for Central and South America for the Fire Boss aerial firefighting system. “This partnership means our customers will have direct assistance within their country for sales and service. AgSur has sold over 300 Air Tractor aircraft in this market, proving it has the infrastructure to be at the ready when it comes to supporting aerial firefighting. With the accelerated growth of the Fire Boss market, it makes sense to partner with the number one Air Tractor dealer in Latin America,” said Clint E. Clouatre, Vice President Marketing & Sales for Fire Boss LLC.
“The progression of our rise to being a distributor felt natural and is one we intend to grow. The Fire Boss is the premier firefighting aircraft in the world, and it is our pleasure to represent Fire Boss throughout Latin America!,” said Alejandro Moreno, Managing Partner of AgSur.
Fire Boss – What you need to know
- Over 150 Fire Boss are in operation worldwide
- The Fire Boss is a modified AT802F, manufactured by Air Tractor
- Fire Boss in action Fire Boss Overview Video – Fire Boss, LLC
About AgSur Aviones
Established in 2007, AgSur Aviones is an authorized representative for Air Tractor Inc., the leading manufacturer in the firefighting and agricultural aviation industries. Based in the city of Pergamino, Argentina, with strategically located offices in Cresson, Texas, USA, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, we are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of our customers with superior service across all Latin America.
About Fire Boss LLC
Fire Boss LLC is the designer and manufacturer of the Fire Boss, a water scooping system that is installed exclusively on the Air Tractor AT-802. The Fire Boss system combines several airframe modifications, aircraft performance enhancers, and a pair of Wipline 10000 series amphibious water-scooping floats that enable the AT-802 Single Engine Air Tanker to scoop up to 800 gallons in about 15 seconds. Over 120 Fire Boss systems are currently in operation throughout the world. Fire Boss LLC is part of the Wipaire group of companies based in South St. Paul, Minnesota. Wipaire is the largest manufacturer of aircraft floats in the world, having built floats for various aircraft types ranging from 2-seat Piper Cubs up to the 21-seat Viking Twin Otter.