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NY Army National Guard Helicopter Crews Conduct Water Bucket Training Over Lake Ontario

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- A New York Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook helicopter and 24 crewmembers conducted water bucket training along the eastern shoreline of...

Contra Costa County Fire District Gets Second Helicopter

With California wildfires increasing in frequency and intensity, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has added a second staffed helicopter to beef up...

Wyoming Air National Guard Participates in Annual Aerial Firefighting Training

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – Members of the Air Force Reserve’s 302nd Airlift Wing, Wyoming Air National Guard’s 153rd Airlift Wing and other firefighting agencies began...

Images Show Aftermath of Massive Fire as Aerial Firefighters Fought to Save 3500 Cars

A fire that began Friday at a rental car overflow lot at Fort Myers Airport has been blamed on a rental car left to...

Coulson Secures 412 Operations Contract, Moves Base to Bankstown in Australia

Bankstown, NSW, Australia – NSW Rural Fire Service has awarded the operation and maintenance of their recently acquired 412 fleet, as part of an existing 10-year...

As Global Fire Season Winds Down, Aircraft Head to Maintenance, Next Assignments

A Coulson Aviation CH-47 sits on the ramp of a Chilean airport, but unlike other days where it sat poised and ready to depart...

Erickson Air Crane “Camille” Burned in Arson in Chile

Reports surfaced Tuesday from Chile of the overnight firebombing of the Erickson Air Crane "Camille." AerialFire reached out to Erickson Air Crane for official...

A Vietnam Helo’s New Robot Brain Will Help Fight a Different Kind of Enemy

On January 2, 2020, the state of New South Wales declared a state of emergency as Australia’s bushfires continued their deadly rampage. The next...

AHIA to Explore Bushfire Lessons

One of Australia's most respected experts on aerial firefighting will deliver an address on the lessons learnt from the recent bushfire crisis at the...

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