Helicopters

HELITACK CDF38 / 2CH

Rick Luebke Photo ©

(N472CH) 1990 Boeing / Columbia CH-47D Chinook (89-0138) fire attack system (FAS) 2800 gallon tank / 140 gallon retardant reservoir / 12 foot, 10 inch hover pump, which can refill in less than 60 seconds. Based at the Columbia Helitack Base located in the CDF Tuolumne-Calaveras Unit, Columbia, CA.

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Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

Antonio Archuleta Photo ©

HELI-TANKER 718

Steve Nelson Photo ©

(N718HT) 1969 Sikorsky CH-54B (69-18467) (Helicopter Transport Services).

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HELI-TANKER 719

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(N719HT) 1969 Sikorsky CH-54B (69-18469) (Helicopter Transport Services).

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

HELI-TANKER 732

Steve Nelson Photo ©

(N173AC) 1967 Sikorsky S-64E (64-015) Erickson Air-Crane.

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Steve Nelson Photo ©

HELI-TANKER 733

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(N173AC) 1967 Sikorsky S-64E (64-015) Erickson Air-Crane, also ran as 732.

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

HELI-TANKER 741

Steve Nelson Photo ©

(N243AC) 1967 Sikorsky S-64E (64022) Erickson Air-Crane, nicknamed “Marty”.

SIKORSKY 905

Charles Broshous Photo ©

(N905CH) 1973 Sikorsky S-61N (61-711), currently CHI Aviation, shown here with the older paint and originally owned by construction Helicopters Inc.

Charles Broshous Photo ©

FIREHAWK

Steve Nelson Photo ©

(N136BH) 1994 Sikorsky S70A-27 (701835).

Steve Nelson Photo ©

28HJ

Photo courtesy Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

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

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

UH 901

Photo courtesy Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

(N60901) 1970 UH-1H (70-16232). (Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control).

RAMPART UH 911

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(N911UH) 1969 1 Bell UH-1H/703 “Super Huey” SW205 (9431), based in Castle Rock.

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Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

Rick Luebke Photo ©

HELICOPTER EXPRESS

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(N28HX) 1969 Bell 205A “Huey” (30034), based in Georgia.

HELI-QWEST

Steve Nelson Photo ©

(C-FMGM) 1994 Kaman K-1200 K-MAX (A94-0013) / HeliQwest.

HELI-QWEST

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(N669AC) 2000 Eurocopter France AS-350 B3 (3329) / HeliQwest.

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