Aircraft

GUARDIAN 327

Ian Zahn Photo / Loveland Fire Rescue Authority

(MMA) Multi Mission Aircraft (N327SF) 2003 Pilatus PC-12 (511). Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (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.

Photo courtesy Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

GUARDIAN 328

Photo courtesy Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

(MMA) Multi Mission Aircraft (N328SF) 2003 Pilatus PC-12 (511). (Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control)