Recoil Aerospace Announces Launch Customers for T1000-E Wildfire Suppression System at Heli-Expo 2024

ANAHEIM, CA – (February 27, 2024): Recoil Aerospace, a leader in advanced aerial firefighting solutions, proudly announces its launch customers for the T1000-E Wildfire Suppression System, marking a significant milestone in the company’s mission to revolutionize aerial firefighting. In conjunction with Heli-Expo 2024, Recoil Aerospace reveals three launch customers who have chosen to equip their aircraft with the T1000-E system, showcasing its versatility, reliability, and unmatched performance in wildfire suppression operations.

  1. David Rath, Precision:
    David Rath, CEO of Precision, selects the T1000-E system to be fitted onto an AS332 Super Puma helicopter, making Precision the first domestic operator to adopt this groundbreaking technology on a Puma platform. Precision’s commitment to excellence and innovation aligns perfectly with Recoil Aerospace’s vision for safer and more effective aerial firefighting capabilities.
  2. Rod Allison, XP Services:
    Rod Allison, President & CEO of XP Services, announces the initiation of the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) process for the UH-60 helicopter, equipped with the T1000-E Wildfire Suppression System. The STC for the UH-60 is expected to be completed early in Q3, marking a significant step towards expanding the reach and applicability of the T1000-E system to a wider range of helicopter platforms.
  3. Roy Knaus, Heli-Austria:
    Roy Knaus, CEO & Owner of Heli-Austria Group, becomes the first European customer to embrace the T1000-E system, demonstrating confidence in Recoil Aerospace’s cutting-edge technology. Roy Knaus will be operating the T1000-E on an AS332 Super Puma helicopter, showcasing the system’s adaptability and effectiveness across diverse geographical regions.

“We are honored to announce our esteemed launch customers for the T1000-E Wildfire Suppression System,” said Joseph Rice, President & Managing Director of Recoil Aerospace. “Their trust in our technology underscores the industry’s recognition of the T1000-E as a game-changer in aerial firefighting. We are committed to supporting their missions with unparalleled performance, reliability, and a steadfast focus on safety.”

Recoil Aerospace invites attendees to visit its exhibit at Heli-Expo 2024, Booth 5536, to learn more about the T1000-E system and witness firsthand its transformative capabilities in aerial firefighting.

About Recoil Aerospace

Recoil Aerospace, established in 2008, is a pioneering technology company specializing in advanced aerial firefighting solutions. Recoil is known for its expertise in developing lightweight carbon fiber composite tank solutions, including helicopter Tsunami Wildfire Suppression Tanks and H.A.R.P.S & Oasis internal fluid cargo utility tanks, providing a distinct global strategic advantage in austere, remote, hostile environments. For more information, please visit

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