“ Buying bread from a man in Brussels He was six-foot-four and full of muscles I said, “do you speak-a my language?” He just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich And he said I come from a land down under!”
We go down under to 2019/2020 fire season! Already in full affect this year Coulson Aviation deployed Tanker 138, one of two 737-300s that were converted to fight fires. Tanker 137 is in the US currently in CWN
Back for another season in Australia. The Skycrane,
N154AC Georgia Peach. … Perth
N247AC Jerry … Bankstown
N189AC Gypsy Lady… Bankstown
N194AC Delilah… Moorabin
N218AC Elsie… Brukunga/Adelaide
N243AC Marty… Melbourne
Last season Erickson made international news when one of the Cranes went down after colliding with a dam. Everyone survived.
212s/412s along with the beast 214Bs are back this year! Again being busy as ever from local companies.
ConAir a Canadian Base company has sent several BAes to Aussie this year! They continue to serve with the NFS
Tanker 165 and 166 served in Alaska this summer before being released to Australia.
The ever so popular fire bosses remain on call with both float and land base operations!
10 Tanker Air Carrier is not sure if they will be called up. All four tankers remain in the US in California as it begins to burn again. As this winter begins we will keep you updated on fire operations!