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water bomber

n
(Aeronautics) Canadian an aircraft with special tanks for holding water that can be dropped on forest fires
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Recently, the G7 countries after their summit in France offered Brazil $20mn, mainly to step up aerial firefighting. However, Brazil had rejected the offer.
The commercial sub segment includes aircrafts that are used for transportation of passengers and cargo loads while general sub segment includes aircrafts for business meetings, flight training, personal travel, recreational flying, medical transport, search and rescue, agriculture aviation, aerial firefighting, pipeline patrol, and many more applications.
Its new generation KC-390 multi-mission aircraft, is capable of transporting and launching cargo and troops and performing a wide array of missions, including medical evacuation, search and rescue, aerial refuelling, aerial firefighting and assistance.
The CL-515 is a newly developed, technically advanced multi-mission aerial firefighting aircraft -- the next generation of the CANADAIR CL-415, the aviation industry's benchmark amphibious aircraft and the backbone of firefighting missions around the globe.
* Continue to grow international businesses (now 30% of group revenue): large Marine win in Australia, aerial firefighting in Canada, mobilising aerial medical emergency services in Sweden and Norway
Encore Aviation is a leading maintenance organization supporting General Aviation in Australia and provides home base and deployed engineering and maintenance services to a wide variety of fixed and rotary wing aviation organizations including those contracted to the National Aerial Firefighting Centre in Melbourne.
Once delivered, the seaplane will mainly be tasked with performing maritime search and rescue and aerial firefighting. It can also be refitted to conduct marine environmental inspections, marine resource surveys, anti-smuggling operations and personnel and supply transportation, according to AG600 chief designer Huang Lingcai.
10 Tanker Air Carrier, LLC (10 Tanker) has successfully introduced a su-perior capability to the fixed-wing sector of aerial firefighting and has become recognized as a world leader in this industry.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian defense ministry unveiled the country's first home-made advanced heavy aerial firefighting system mounted on jet planes to extinguish wildfire.
The LM-100J FireHerc builds on this proven experience and offers advanced capabilities to support aerial firefighting requirements for decades to come.
Army Aviation and PAF helicopters also joined the efforts for aerial firefighting using Bambi Buckets to cool down the area during 41 sorties.
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