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New Firehawk Helicopters Begin Journey to Los Angeles


Two new PZL S-70i embarked in Europe for delivery to the Los Angeles County Fire Department once customized in Firehawk configuration



New Firehawk Helicopters Begin Journey to Los Angeles


County of Los Angeles Fire Dept, November 03, 2017 - Two brand new Sikorsky S70i Firehawk helicopters were loaded onto trucks on Saturday, October 28, 2017, at Germany’s Port of Bremerhaven as they began their transatlantic journey to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Scheduled for delivery in December 2017, both helicopters are anticipated to be operational by the 2018 fire season.

The duo have been equipped with mission-specific features including a 1,000-gallon water tank, custom landing gear and a rescue hoist.

The purchase of the helicopters for the Department’s Air Operations Section was authorized by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on July 11, 2017.

Aircraft mentioned in this article :
Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk SP-YVK SP-YVL     ( PZL Mielec )

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US Los Angeles County Fire Department State of California
Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk in USState of California
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See also Two S-70i for the Los Angeles County Fire Dept.
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