Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control Aircraft

GUARDIAN 327

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(MMA) Multi Mission Aircraft (N327SF) 2003 Pilatus PC-12 (511).

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DFPC operates 2 airplanes that are outfitted with state-of-the-art infrared (IR) and color sensors (EO) operated by sensor operators from the Division of Fire Prevention and Control Wildland Fire Management Staff. The PC-12 is a high performance turbo-prop aircraft that can cruise and work safely at altitudes above 20,000 feet. Based out of Centennial Airport, the PC-12 can takeoff and be over a wildland fire almost anywhere in Colorado in less than an hour.

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GUARDIAN 328

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(MMA) Multi Mission Aircraft (N328SF) 2003 Pilatus PC-12 (511).

SEAT 831

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DFPC has awarded a new contract for two high performance Air Tractor, Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) aircraft for a term of five years. The SEATs are owned and operated by Co-Fire Aviation based out of Fort Morgan Colorado and are contracted with the state for 150 days each, per year. There will be one located in Fort Collins and one in Rifle as primary home base locations but the aircraft can be moved anywhere in the state for pre-positioning or for initial attack on any fire where they are needed.

SEAT 864

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(N806NZ) 2018 AT802A (802A-0735).

TANKER 40

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DFPC currently operates 2 AT-802F models and 1 Pratt & Whitney PT6A-67F engine with an added performance component that affords them to carry 800 gallons of retardant, water or suppressants with full performance capability up to 8,000 feet mean sea level and 33 degrees Celsius. 

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28HJ

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(N28HJ) 1968 Bell 205A-1 (30006). DFPC currently operates 2 Type II standard category aircraft, both staffed by DFPC helitack crews located in Cañon City and Montrose, Colorado.

UH 901

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(N60901) 1970 UH-1H (70-16232).