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generate the full range of telemetry messages (start, engine on/ off, takeoff/landing, hover entry/exit, drop/refill), giving the CH47 the identical telemetry capability of any tanked aircraft.”


Patrick Pilolla, business development director for Helimax stated, “We are focused on giving our customers what they need to keep up with technology and better approach aerial wildland firefighting. The underslung bucket remains an important tool in the firefighter’s toolbox and we want to ensure it is updated to give agencies the best value per gallon/liter delivered. This now allows tracking of 2,000-gallon (7,570 liter) bucket data to the same requirements of aerial tanks.”


Lobo Leasing and CHC Enter Into a New Lease Agreement for Leonardo AW139 Helicopter


Lobo Leasing Limited, a worldwide helicopter leasing company based in Dublin, Ireland, recently announced the completion of a leasing transaction with global operator CHC Group for one offshore configured AW139 helicopter to be based in Karratha, Western Australia.


“This is a very welcome addition to our existing fleet of helicopters leased to CHC,” commented Mark Kelly, Lobo’s chief commercial officer. “Lobo is dedicated to meeting and exceeding our customers’ requirements efficiently and in a cost-effective manner, and this lease is another great example of Lobo achieving our goal to be our customers’ first choice for their helicopter leasing needs.”


“The lease and delivery of the AW139 was very well executed and marks a fresh chapter in our long and established relationship with Lobo Leasing,” said Aoife Considine, director of fleet transactions. “We look forward to continuing to deepen our relationship with Lobo Leasing.”


Erickson Begins 20th Season of Fighting Fires in Australia


Erickson Incorporated, a global aerial services company that has fought fires for nearly 50 years, has recently returned to serve the citizens of Australia for its 20th year. The October start of the fire season parallels the beginning of summer “Down Under,” and Erickson has six S-64 Aircranes located in or en route to Victoria, South Australia; New South Wales; and Perth, Western Australia. The National Aerial Firefighting Center (NAFC) extended a contract to supply Aircranes for 2017-2018, through Australian partner Kestrel Aviation.


Helimax Aviation Completes First Bucket Telemetry System


Helimax Aviation has successfully completed the development, installation, and testing of its underslung bucket additional telemetry unit (ATU) onboard tracking system on its CH47D aircraft, currently deployed near Sydney, Australia.


Helimax Aviation has been working with Trotter Controls, the leader in telemetry units, to develop onboard, underslung bucket tracking. “Slung buckets present a range of unique challenges, and Helimax’s commitment to solving them has enabled us to deliver a pioneering and practical solution,” said David Coward, DataVault product manager for Trotter Controls. “We’re able to


20 Jan/Feb 2018


Erickson’s first season in Australia began in 1997 with a single aircraft in Melbourne, Victoria, and continued to grow and evolve to the current partnership with Kestrel Aviation, serving four states through five bushfire agencies. Erickson is remembered for raising public and international awareness of aerial firefighting effectiveness with “Elvis” during the critical fire campaigns of 2001 in New South Wales (all Erickson Aircranes have nicknames painted across the noses of the aircraft). Four Erickson employees have served for all 20 years of the contract and look forward to returning again this year.


Douglas Kitani, Erickson CEO and director said, “Erickson has an outstanding reputation for having some of the most experienced pilots and maintenance crews in firefighting. We appreciate the trust of our agency customers in Australia and will endeavor to do our best for the people of Australia.”


Helimax has added this to further improve its SEI PowerFill bucket. It also has replaced the PowerFill impeller and motor with an electric Kawak unit for increased reliability and ease of maintenance. Each ATU will record and transmit its data via TracPlus and the Iridium network per aerial tank requirements for the USFS and NAFC.


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