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June 18, 2019

Italian National Fire Corps Picks Up Five More Leonardo AW139s For a Cool $84 Million

The Italian National Fire Corps has purchased five additional AW139s from Leonardo Helicopters as part…

April 30, 2019

Hobbyist Drones Have Hampered Aerial Firefighting

Two camera-equipped DJI drones may have helped Parisian ...

April 18, 2019

Drones Helped Fight Notre-Dame Catherdral Fire

Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris was the site of a raging fire Monday, April 15, suffering…

March 26, 2019

Leonardo Expands Firefighting Footprint in Asia-Pacific with AW189s

Leonardo recently delivered its twin-engine AW189 helicopter to fire departments in Malaysia and South Korea,…

March 23, 2019

Sikorsky Recognizes Role of LA Firefighting Helicopters in Defeating Woolsey Fire

Members of the LA County Fire Dept. Air Operations Section who fought the November 2018…

March 05, 2019

Air Medical Group Holdings Orders 21 Airbus Helicopters

Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH) will order a total of 21 Airbus helicopters, bringing its…

November 15, 2018

Columbia Helicopters Scrambled Available Aircraft to Fight California Wildfires

Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters said Nov. 14 it has put all of its available iron in…

November 14, 2018

Fighting ‘Camp Fire’ is Personal for California’s PJ Helicopters

For PJ Helicopters, the efforts to knock down California's deadly Camp Fire, 90 miles north…

November 13, 2018

45 Helicopters Combat Raging California Wildfires

Nearly 9,000 firefighters, fixed-wing aircraft, ground equipment and 45 helicopters, including Sikorsky S-70 Firehawks and…

October 23, 2018

Flying From Fire to Fire Not Out of the Norm for S-70s in Los Angeles County

Flying from fire to fire is not out of the ordinary for the Los ...