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Fire Bombers

When the Chook comes to town.

This fire season, a return of the Boeing CH-47 Chinook has seen it working on fires in New South Wales and Victoria. The Chook returned to be operated by Helimax Aviation Inc, in conjunction with local Camden based operator United Aero Helicopters, under a non-contracted call as required arrangement. Helimax[…]

West Australia wrestles with Water Bombers

West Australia has suffered recently with terrible bush fires. Aviation Journalist Geoffrey Thomas for the ‘The West Australian’ newspaper has been asking why an offer from NSW of the VLAT was refused prior to the most recent tragic events. For in insight into the VLATs and LATs capabilities take a[…]