Aerial Fire News

Aerial Tanker Fights Fraser Fire

Storm warnings across south-east Queensland have been cancelled after heavy rain, strong wind and large hail were tipped to quell heatwave conditions on Tuesday...

Aerial Support Called to Fight Avenel Fire

Aerial support was deployed from Mangalore to fight a hay fire in Avenel on Thursday afternoon. Emergency services, including fire trucks from Avenel, Seymour, Locksley and Nagambie,...

Perimeter Solutions Launches Next-Generation, Flagship Long-Term Fire Retardant

New PHOS-CHEK® LCE20-Fx offers improved environmental profile, performance, visibility, and handling Clayton, MO 18 November 2020 – Perimeter Solutions has introduced PHOS-CHEK® LCE20-Fx, the next-generation...

Skyline Aviation to Begin Aerial Firefighting with Australia’s first S-70 Aerial Firefighter

The word bushfire is still well and truly fresh in the minds of most Australian's following the disastrous 2019/20 fire season. A huge focus...

Australia’s New Weapon Against Deadly Bushfires

As Australia prepares for bushfire season, a new group of pilots is ready to bring a new weapon to the nation's firefighting arsenal. Coulson Aviation is...

Government to Establish National Resilience and Recovery Entity

The federal government has agreed to implement the bushfire royal commission’s recommendation to establish a standing national resilience and recovery agency to help Australia...

National emergency laws but no sovereign aerial firefighting fleet

State governments will be left to decide how to fill the gaps in aerial waterbombing capacity after the federal government did not endorse a...

Conair’s AT-802 FTD Certified to Level 5

A Flight Simulator with Aerial Firefighting Operational Realism ABBOTSFORD, CANADA (November 9, 2020) – Conair Group Inc. is pleased to announce that the certification process...

National flying firefighting fleet getting off the ground

The bushfire royal commission’s final report recommended Australia creates a new national aerial firefighting fleet, willing and able to respond to any fire crisis...

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