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Russia Offers Upgrade Ka-32A11M to South Korea, 16-Oct-19 : #Ka32A11M Russian helicopters featuring the Ka-32, Ka-226T, Mi-171A2 and Ansat at the International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition ADEX 2019 in Seoul Airport, South Korea, October 15-20. The Ka-32A11M upgrade with glass cockpit, more powerful VK-2500PS-02 engines and a new firefighting system is offered to South Korea

SEI Industries Finalist for BC Export Awards, 08-Oct-19 : #exporting SEI Industries from Delta, Canada and manufacturer of the world-renowned Bambi Bucket firefighting system was announced as a finalist for Business in Vancouver’s 2019 BC Export Awards in the manufacturing category.

DART Aerospace Acquires Simplex Aerospace, 03-Oct-19 : #firefighting DART Aerospace acquired Simplex Aerospace. Based in Portland, Oregon, Simplex is an aerial firefighting and agricultural spray mission equipment leader founded in 1946 with customers in 120 countries. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed

Firefighting in Australia with the Bell 412, 01-Oct-19 : #Bell412 Sydney Helicopters employing the Bell 412 to assist in combating the fires that are affecting eastern Queensland and northeast New South Wales areas in Australia

DART Rappel Kit Approved for US Forest Service ELAM, 25-Sep-19 : #firefighting US Dept of Agriculture’ Forest Service resumed its External Load Attach Mechanism (ELAM) program allowing Canadian DART Aerospace sell the rappel hardpoints for Bell Hueys 205/210/212/214/412 firefighting operators

11-Sep-19 - Airbus Foundation Against Amazon Fires #AmazonFires
07-Sep-19 - 900-Gallon Tank for Commercial Black Hawk Firefighter #BlackHawk
26-Jul-19 - Three Firefighters Ka-32 Delivered to Turkey’ Kaan Air #firefighting
23-Jul-19 - UCSD WIFIRE Monitoring on Coulson Firewatch S-76 #WIFIRE
29-Jun-19 - Bambi Max Firefighting System Demo in Chile #BambiBucket
07-Jun-19 - Firefighting at the Bristol Royal Infirmary #firefighting
24-Apr-19 - Navy Firefighting in Southern Guam #firefighting
18-Apr-19 - Italian Firefighters Received New AW139 #firefighting
10-Apr-19 - LAFD Plan to Adopt Drones DJI to Save Lives #drones
07-Apr-19 - Mi-171 with VK-2500-03 Engine Certified in China #VK2500
26-Mar-19 - Firefighter AW189 at LIMA 2019 LIMA 2019
21-Mar-19 - Sikorsky Recognizes LACoFD for Battling Woolsey Fire #WoolseyFire
07-Mar-19 - S-70M Gets FAA Certification for Civilian Use Heli-Expo 2019
06-Mar-19 - 240 and 260 USG Firefighting Buckets Heli-Expo 2019
04-Mar-19 - Coulson and Unical in Firefighting Joint Venture Heli-Expo 2019
26-Feb-19 - Hydrants for Helicopters RASS #firefighting
25-Jan-19 - ADS-B Out Mandate for Aerial Firefighting #firefighting
08-Jan-19 - Night Firebombing for the First Time in Australia #firefighting
16-Dec-18 - Los Angeles Fire Department Orders Fifth AW139 #LosAngeles
04-Dec-18 - Malaysia Firefighters AW189 Enter Service #Firefighers
16-Nov-18 - Firefighter Helicopters in the California’ Woolsey Fire #WoolseyFire
25-Aug-18 - Air Methods to Customize Ventura County Firehawks #firefighting
01-Aug-18 - Schriever Air Force Base Firefighters #firefighting
28-Jun-18 - Guardian Tested New DART Firefighting Bucket #firefighting
06-Jun-18 - STC for Kawak New Chinook Water Tank #firefighting
25-Apr-18 - Water Tanks for Billings Flying Service Chinooks #firefighting
06-Apr-18 - Royal Sussex County Hospital Fire Suppression System
06-Apr-18 - Boise Firefighters Training with the National Guard
04-Apr-18 - Black Hawk Firefighter Tour in Latin America FIDAE 2018
15-Mar-18 - Simplex Internal Fire Attack System for Black Hawk
05-Mar-18 - California Wild Fires 2017
01-Mar-18 - DART Firefighting Bucket Heli-Expo 2018
26-Feb-18 - Sikorsky Recognized Los Angeles County Fire Dept Heli-Expo 2018
22-Feb-18 - Aerial Firefighting North America Conference 2018
25-Jan-18 - U.S. Aerial Firefighters 2017 Balance
22-Dec-17 - KAI Tested KUH-1 Surion Firefighter Variant
18-Dec-17 - Erickson 20th Fire Season in Australia
06-Dec-17 - Firefighter Chinook Tracking System
22-Nov-17 - Two Additional H225 for South Korea Firefighters
16-Oct-17 - Travis County Acquires 3 AW169 with Simplex Tanks
11-May-17 - Simplex SkyCannon for Chinese AC313
08-May-17 - Completed Inspections for Korean Firefighters H225
28-Apr-17 - Wildland Firefighting Exercise 2017 Coming Up
27-Mar-17 - VNH Mi-172 to Indonesia for Firefighting Service
12-Mar-17 - Erickson to Build S-64E for Korea Forest Service
27-Dec-16 - US Army Europe Firefighters
22-Dec-16 - Kumamoto Firefighters Orders AS365N3+
16-Nov-16 - Honeywell Engine Redefines Firefighting Helicopters
17-Aug-16 - Kawak New Fire Bucket Pump Models
08-Aug-16 - Erickson and Kestrel Extension in Australia
07-Jun-16 - First Deployment for Firefighter CH-47D Chinook
26-Apr-16 - JTF-Bravo Trains Central American Firefighters
22-Apr-16 - JTF-Bravo Support Panama in Fighting Wildfire
21-Apr-16 - New Thermal Imaging Solutions for Firefighters
17-Apr-16 - Nevada National Guard Train with California Firefighters
01-Apr-16 - Fire Attack System for the CH-47D Chinook
02-Mar-16 - LACoFD Receives Sikorsky Rescue Award Heli-Expo 2016
12-Feb-16 - Marines Osprey Tilt-Rotor Can Support Cal Fire
14-Jan-16 - Volo Mission Hosting Helicopter Firefighting Seminar
23-Nov-15 - Simplex High Rise Firefighting System for the H225
23-Nov-15 - Firefighting Ka-32A11BC for China
23-Nov-15 - Two K-MAX for Firefighting in China
24-Aug-15 - Erickson Secures Turkish Firefighting Contract
21-Aug-15 - PJ Helicopters "Utility Hawk"
28-Jul-15 - Mi-26, Mi-8, and Ka-32 Helps in Firefighting
17-Jun-15 - Russian helicopters Ka-32 in Europe Firefighting Paris Air Show 2015
14-Apr-15 - South Carolina National Guard Firefighting Training
03-Mar-15 - INAER Bell 212 for Ministry of the Environment Firefighting Heli-Expo 2015
10-Dec-14 - Japan Iwate Prefecture Orders AW139 for Firefighting
18-Nov-14 - Unmanned K-Max Demonstrate Firefighting Capability
23-Jul-14 - INAER flying firecrews combat Spain wildfire season
15-Nov-13 - Beijing Firefighters Received AW139 Helicopter #firefighting
21-Feb-13 - The Global Helicopter Firefighting Initiative
05-Feb-13 - INAER Chile reinforces firefighting fleet
19-Jun-12 - US Forest Service adds 4 heavy helicopters
22-Feb-10 - Eurocopter Presents New EC225 Fire-Fighting System