Posts Tagged ‘water bomber’

Aerial fleet all set for bushfire season

Posted: 25th December 2016 by admin in Event
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Story by DFES , Images Matt Hayes (more images located HERE) Friday 23 December 2016 – 3:40 PM Western Australia’s aerial firefighting fleet for the 2016-17 bushfire season has been strengthened with the arrival of the Erickson Aircrane water bomber ‘Georgia Peach’. The Aircrane joins 21 other rotary and fixed-wing aircraft in the joint Department […]

N49732/HELITAC 672 Bell 214B-1 BigLifter (MSN 28005) of McDermott Aviation, leased by Department of Fire and Emergency Services, at Jandakot Airport – Thu 17 October 2013. Queensland-based McDermott Aviation won the tender to provide fire fighting helicopters for the 2013/14 bush fire season (October – April). The Bell 214B is the most powerful (2950 SHP) […]