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ADS-B Out Mandate for Aerial Firefighting, 25-Jan-19 : #firefighting Aerial firefighters operators need to add ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance broadcast) equipment before January 1, 2020 in order to continue flying in US airspace. AHSAFA (American Helicopter Services And Aerial Firefighting Association) polled what effect the mandate will have on operations

Night Firebombing for the First Time in Australia, 08-Jan-19 : #firefighting Night firebombing deployed for the first time in Australia when Coulson’ helicopters based at Ballarat and Mangalore were sent to the Rosedale fire in Gippsland and operated overnight within an area of 500 hectares

Los Angeles Fire Department Orders Fifth AW139, 16-Dec-18 : #LosAngeles The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) ordered its fifth AW139 for firefighting. To be delivered in 2019 from Leonardo’ Philadelphia plant

Malaysia Firefighters AW189 Enter Service, 04-Dec-18 : #Firefighers Malaysia firefighters took delivery of two AW189 helicopters

Firefighter Helicopters in the California’ Woolsey Fire, 16-Nov-18 : #WoolseyFire Twenty-two helicopters working on the Woolsey Fire in Southern California, and another 21 crews fighting the Camp Fire in Northern California

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
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