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Airbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M

Getafe, 26 July 2022 –Airbus has successfully tested a removable firefighting demonstrator kit on the A400M new generation airlifter during a flight test campaign in Spain. The test campaign took place in daylight conditions with a minimum operating height of 150ft, flight speeds as low as 125 knots and drops involving up to 20 tonnes of water from Leer másAirbus successfully tests firefighting kit on A400M[…]

Some helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters

In this article we will talk about some of the helicopters and planes currently used by aerial firefighters around the world. Aerial Firefighters Helicopters During wildfires the helicopters are used for firefighter and cargo transport to fighter the fires, water or retardant application, fire reconnaissance, aerial ignition operations, search and rescue (SAR), law enforcement missions, Leer másSome helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters[…]

Sikorsky, United Rotorcraft prepare for S-70 FIREHAWK helicopter demand

DALLAS, March, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, signed a marketing teaming agreement that formalizes how both companies will collaborate to meet growing global interest in the S-70 Firehawk helicopter. The agreement will enable the team to identify demand, and more quickly build and configure Leer másSikorsky, United Rotorcraft prepare for S-70 FIREHAWK helicopter demand[…]

Bell Helicopter in firefighting efforts around Europe

Bell Helicopter play a critical role in aerial firefighting around the world and Europe increased this missions in summer due extreme temperatures. With the frequency of wildfires rising every year, and outbreaks becoming more unpredictable, securing a fleet of helicopters that deliver the best possible capabilities to control this life-threatening situation is critical. Agrarflug Helilift Leer másBell Helicopter in firefighting efforts around Europe[…]

Viking Air, el Ministère des Transports du Québec será el cliente de lanzamiento del programa AUP para el Canadair CL-415

Con la ejecución de este contrato, Quebec se convierte en el cliente de lanzamiento del Programa AUP de Viking Avionics para la flota de anfibios Canadair CL-415 Calgary, Alberta, noviembre de 2019, AUP Canadair CL-415 Quebec – Viking Air Limited, Victoria (Columbia Británica), ha firmado un contrato valorado en 42,6M US $ con el Ministère des Leer másViking Air, el Ministère des Transports du Québec será el cliente de lanzamiento del programa AUP para el Canadair CL-415[…]

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