Safety, Precision, Dedication

COVID 19 UPDATE: Due to social distancing measures still in place across NSW and Victoria, all charter and snow flights are currently suspended until further notice.
The safety of our staff, passengers and the wider community is our number one priority. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Fire Lighting/Suppression

Forest Air Helicopters can provide; fire spotting, suppression, incendiary dropping, GIS mapping, weather recording, aerial logistics and search and rescue.

Fire management and control equipment available:

  • SEI Bambi Max Buckets with PowerFill, equipped with a split drop system and a capacity from 1300L up to 1600L.
  • Waterhog fire buckets with a capacity of 520L and split drop capability.
  • Foam injection for a more efficient use of water. Buoy Wall, (Collar Tank), available on request for remote operations.
  • Approved Government agency communication systems.
  • Remote refueling on request (FAH helicopters only).
  • Hot refueling trained and certified ground support personnel to maximise time and cost effectiveness in the remotest locations.
  • Air Attack.
  • Fire Mapping.
  • SEI Red Dragon Incendiary machine.
  • New technology. Real time weather recording. Data transmission capability sent to your selected location. Data includes; wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, GPS location, altitude and time.