Aerial firefighting

Jan 31, 2007 - 8:29 AM
Clovis, Calif.-based Heavy Lift Helicopters is currently converting the first commercially owned Sikorsky CH-53D Sea Stallions for firefighting operations.
Jan 31, 2007 - 8:27 AM
Helitanker operators may have thought they would profit after the U.S.
Dec 15, 2006 - 10:39 AM
A DC-10-10 airliner modified for aerial firefighting is making a spectacular debut at this year’s show.
Dec 15, 2006 - 5:58 AM
Dec 13, 2006 - 7:51 AM
Fighting fires from the air used to be an ad hoc business, as unpredictable as the odds of getting a return on your equipment investment.
Dec 1, 2006 - 8:35 AM
The Philippines Air Force, hampered by a long-term funding shortage and faced with the growing obsolescence of its combat fleet, has turned to its own work
Nov 27, 2006 - 5:01 AM
PZL-Swidnik’s W-3A Sokol helicopter received its type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) last month.
Nov 16, 2006 - 5:21 AM
Fires are a huge and growing problem in Spain and its islands, as they are throughout southern Europe.
Oct 23, 2006 - 12:30 PM
Heavy Lift Helicopters is close to finalizing the design of the tank system for its ex-U.S.
Oct 9, 2006 - 6:02 AM
At press time, FAA certification of the Bell 210, a single-turbine medium helicopter derived from the military UH-1H Huey, was imminent.