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Viking Signs US$42.6M Contract with Ministère des Transports du Québec for Avionics Upgrade Program (AUP) on its Canadair CL-415 Aerial Firefighters

Calgary, Alberta, November 19, 2019: Viking Air Limited of Victoria, British Columbia has signed a contract valued at US$42.6M with the Ministère des Transports du Québec...

DART Aerospace Receives EASA Certification for its Bell 505 Standard and Float Skidtubes

Montreal, Canada – November 19th 2019 – As part of its mission to supply the largest product offering to operators worldwide, DART Aerospace is proud to announce that...

Coulson Moves Firefighting Assets to Chile

Coulson Aviation announced November 15th that the company would be sending its CH47D Chinook to Chile to preemptively assist in aerial firefighting efforts. For...

10 Tanker Air Carrier DC-10 Heading to Australia

As fires rage out of control in Australia, additional resources are on the way to help fight the flames. New Mexico based 10 Tanker Air...

Helitak Firefighting Equipment Set to Receive Grant Funding for Tank

A Queensland, Australia based company could hold the key to vastly improving aerial firefighting capabilities around the globe. The Noosa-based manufacturer has been officially awarded...

New South Wales Issues 'Catastrophic' Warning as Fires Grow to Unprecedented Size

The New South Wales coast is on high alert this week as fire danger hits levels not seen since the Black Saturday fires in...

70 Aircraft battle Wildfire Outbreak in Australia

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (NSWRFS) is currently battling at least 50 bushfires around the state as thousands of firefighters and aircraft...

L.A County Fire Air Ops Receives HAI’s Humanitarian Service Award

Alexandria, Virginia (Nov. 08 2019) – Helicopter Association International (HAI) is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County (California) Fire Department Air Operations LACOFD Sikorsky S-70...

Video: Drone Surveys Planned for Wildfire Mitigation on Maui

The Hawaiian Electric Companies will conduct drone surveys across their five-island territory to identify areas vulnerable to wildfire and determine the best course of...

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