As the first fires of 2019 get ready to start burning let’s see what this year holds In store for the US for the fleet.
Coulson over the winter added the CH-47 Chinook Helicopter to their fleet. Along with a new Paint Job, recently Tanker 134 received the new updated livery as well, T-134 spent its winter in Australia fighting fires down there also.
Neptune once again joins the season, they started their season early with he deployment of the BAe 145 to Arizona to support. They enter their 26th year fighting fires.
CO Fire Aviation will be back with their SEATs (Single Engine Air Tankers) using the Air Tractors again, they’re already deployed to fires in Colorado. This year they also add to their fleet a Robinson R44 Raven II
10 Tanker Air Carrier will also be back this year with their DC10s, over the winter they support fire fighters in Chile, they also made a media apperance when they did the opening fly over for NASCAR.
Erickson Inc will have their fleet of S-64/CH-54Bs again, along with their MD88, DC9s. After a skycrane in Australia this winter.