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Aerial Fire Fighting

Aerial Fire Fighting

Helicopters with their versatility and flexibility allow fires to be managed quickly and effectively. Airborne Solutions pilots have tackled fires throughout Australia and are experienced with all facets of fire management. Airborne Solutions fleet of helicopters can support multiple and various operations. Aircraft are fitted with an on board mapping system for accurate data recording.

Airborne Solutions can help manage fires through;

  • Water bombing
  • Fire plotting/survey
  • Aerial Incendiary dropping
  • Aerial thermal imagery
  • Fire crew/equipment insertion

On board aerial mapping systems allow for accurate mapping of fires. This information is overlaid on to topographical maps. Information such as power lines, fire trails can be overlaid onto these maps, allowing fire commanders to have accurate information in determining their plan of attack. These maps can be viewed and manipulated by crew on board the aircraft.

Contact Airborne Solutions to help plan for the next fire season.