Southern California Acquires Largest Firefighting Helicopters in the World

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In Orange County and Ventura Counties, firefighters now have access to two of the largest helicopters ever made designed for combatting fires. They will be part of a new disaster response team known as the Quick Response Force that debuted Tuesday, June 15th. This task force is one of the best-equipped of its kind in the state, and authorities are …

REACH Air Beginning to Station Helicopters at Hospitals in St. Mary

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REACH Air is an aerospace-based organization that is dedicated to helping those out who need medical attention as soon as possible by flying to the destination and kicking up the medically wounded using a stretcher. To expand their services and thus make the company more useful and efficient in saving lives, REACH Air has signed a deal with Providence St.Mary …

New Emergency Helicopter Smothers Southern California Fires

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After just one single wildfire, a new emergency response helicopter has already demonstrated its firefighting chops to the staff of Cal Fire and the Riverside County Fire Department. The helicopter in question is a Sikorsky S70i, and at the flick of a switch, it can drop hundreds of gallons of water right on target even over the roughest terrain. According …

Helicopter Expected to Inspect High Voltage Towers This Monday

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If you see a helicopter in the sky that looks much closer to you than it should be, don’t worry, as this Monday, helicopters will be sent out to inspect and assess high voltage towers to analyze their condition and see if there are any electrical problems. The ITC officials will be onboard the helicopters and will be flying in …

Malibu Set to Counter Fire Season With World’s Largest Helitanker

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Malibu’s helistop above Topanga Canyon is being prepared to aid the Chinook 47, which has a 3,000-gallon capacity. MALIBU, CA – Wildfires are the primary threat to public safety in Malibu. Therefore, with another fire season closing in, it has had to go all out. On Tuesday, Malibu disclosed that the 69 Bravo helistop, a state-of-the-art refilling site, based at …