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June 14, 2018

Watch: Remote Tank Could Help Helicopters Perform Water Drops Faster

The Orange County Fire Authority and Anaheim Fire are testing new firefighting equipment that may…

May 30, 2018

Fire Crews Respond to 400 Acres of Wildfires in California

Seven wildfires in Northern California have spread ...

May 29, 2018

Wildfire at Canada Lake Sparked by Downed Helicopter

Officials of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada say a wildfire burning in a remote…

May 23, 2018

Cal Fire Places Order for Sikorsky Firehawk

United Rotorcraft has received a purchase order from the California Department of Forestry and Fire…

May 17, 2018

Episode 6: Talking Firehawk with United Rotorcraft, Sikorsky

In this podcast episode, we spoke to United Rotorcraft, Sikorsky and the Los ...

May 01, 2018

Columbia Helicopters Eyes 3-D Printing, Firefighting, Logistics Among Growth Strategy

Columbia Helicopters’ new total logistics support contract for all operators and maintainers of GE Aviation’s…

April 24, 2018

Opinion: Preparing for Severe Fire Seasons With Firehawk

During my 27-year career with the Los Angeles County Fire Department ( LACoFD), I had…

April 03, 2018

Report: Cal Fire Fleet Replacement More Costly Than Expected

In December, a judge officially gave California’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire)…

March 30, 2018

Black Hawk Gets New Simplex Fire Attack System

The Model 370i Fire Attack, shown above installed on the PJ Helicopters’ UH-60 Utility Hawk,…

February 28, 2018

Sikorsky Strong Within Diverse Markets

The Firehawk, a highly customized version of the S-70 developed in cooperation with United Rotorcraft…