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Firefighting helicopters delivered to the ACT

Three "invaluable" firefighting helicopters have arrived in the ACT to help protect the territory during the bushfire season. Fire conditions look favorable this season and...

Terrain turbulence affects Dzukou Valley fire fighting

Turbulence because of terrain, controllability of chopper with 3,500 liters of water in a specialized bucket dangling from a 23-ft cable and pinpointing target...

Simrik Air helicopter conducts fire-fighting mission at Pathivara Temple Area

KATHMANDU: Simrik Air Helicopter having call sign 9N-AJZ with Pilot-In-Command Capt. Surendra Paudel and the team flew to the Pathivara Temple area of Taplejung...

McDermott Aviation Drops Over One Million Liters of Water in Fraser Island Fire

All Australian owned and operated McDermott Aviation Group has been providing assets to fight the long-running fire on Fraser Island in Queensland's North over...

Kestrel/Erickson Air Crane Starts Australian Season Fighting Fire at Mt. Cottrell in Victoria

A grassfire in the outer suburbs of Melbourne in Victoria was the first outing for Erickson Air-Crane "Marty" which is one of several Air...

International Fleet Begins Return to Australia for Summer Fire Season

As the fire season winds down in the Northern Hemisphere, the aerial firefighting fleets of companies that provide global resources to Australia have begun...

Fraser Island Fire Continues to Burn Despite Aerial Firefighting Efforts

A fire that has been burning on Australia's Fraser Island in Queensland for over 6 weeks is gaining ground this week as aerial firefighting...

A Defence chopper sparked Canberra’s Namadgi bushfire, but its crew didn’t tell authorities the location for 45 minutes

The crew of an Australian Army helicopter that sparked a massive bushfire in Namadgi National Park did not pass on crucial details about the...

Thales and StandardAero Successfully Achieve the Industry’s First 4-Axis Autopilot Flight Test for Airbus AS350 and H125 Helicopters

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – November 30, 2020 – Thales and StandardAero have announced the successful first flight test of a revolutionary compact autopilot system that will bring...

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